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Care, Assistance and Prayer

One of our core values is to have ‘A heart for every person’ – throughout the ups and downs of life we believe that we are called to care for each other. Jesus said that ‘You must love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength.’ The second most important commandment says: ‘Love others as much as you love yourself.’ No other commandment is more important than these.” [Mark 12:20-31] Working this out in everyday life is part of our…

Mainly Music

mainly music at The Anchor Church mainly music is one of our well established programmes. We have been running for years after a small group of people saw the potential to offer something different to the community of young parents in Whitby. Started in 1990, mainly music is a fun music group for parents or primary care givers to enjoy together with their young child. Throughout the session, children develop gross and fine motor skills, language, imagination, mathematical and pre-reading…

Anchor Kids

Anchor Kids is a vibrant, action-packed programme that runs each Sunday morning for kids aged from 3 to 12 years old (up to Year 8). Our dedicated Anchor Kids team believes the programme is uniquely designed with your child in mind. To cater for the different age learning styles, after the initial large group time we break off into smaller age-appropriate groups. These groups are aligned with the school model. Jellybeans is our Preschool class, Years 1 and 2, Years…

Next Gen – Yrs 7 – 8

Next Gen meets at the Anchor Church on Sundays from 3-5pm during the term. Check out the calendar for the next session – we run once a month at the church. Our Next Gen team runs an action packed programme that includes games, crafts, movies and much more. These activities are done alongside life lessons from the Bible. For further information please feel free to contact us on kids@theanchorchurch.org.nz or by phone on 04 234 1390.

College Youth

Anchor Youth Our mission at Anchor Youth is … “Sharing the Truth of Jesus with young people in Porirua. Helping them to experience God through acts of service and loving relationships. Teaching them to be faithful followers of Christ. We do this to worship and glorify God.” We do this by connecting with young people in a few ways; one-on-one care and mentoring, small group studies, larger youth programs, and special events (like camps).  Our leadership team is made up…

Young Adults

We have a group for all the people in their late teens and into their twenties. They do a few things together to grow their relationships with God and with each other. They do some social events and sometimes with similar aged people from other churches too. There is a midweek bible study hosted by a couple from church where they explore life’s issues and the Bible’s message. If you are out of school, getting set up in life, sorting…

Small Groups

Our Small Groups These groups play a vital role.  This is the place where relationships are developed and strengthened. They provide an opportunity to pray together and practically care for each other as well as engaging with God’s Word.  There are a wide range of groups, with varying styles, times and locations that make them available to everyone.   They all aim to be forums where people can learn together, support each and share their faith; and each one tends…

Anchor Men and Women

ENCOURAGING AND STRENGTHENING WOMEN. At Anchor Women we are all about strengthening women to be all that God has called us to be. Our desire is for women to be encouraged and strengthened. We find this in our relationship with and our faith in Christ. We want every woman in our community to feel invited and welcome at the events we run throughout the year and every Sunday when our church family gathers. Our goal is for women to be…

Are You Over 60 – Anchor Aweigh

A space for the over 60’s This is a group for the fun, connection and social activities. We plan regular events through the year where we can get out and about together, enjoy the fresh air and the views or sometimes share a meal in some of our homes or a local café or restaurant. If you are keen we would love you to join us. Here are some pics.