Our Church Life

We have a wide and varied range of activities, groups and events that make up our church life and with some of these groups, allows us the opportunity to "show the person of Jesus" within the wider community.
Children's Ministry
Chartwell Church provides ministry for children  and young people with the goal, "To Grow God's Kids". Our ministry is:
  • Christ centered and biblically grounded in the faith of our partner churches.
  • Care orientated that respects each child's age, gender,culture and developmental needs
  • Community sensitive that respects each child's context of belonging and nurture.
Sunday School
Each Sunday morning in school term times, during our 9.30am services (Insight & Worship services) a Sunday school is held, staffed by an experienced team of volunteers. The children get to do a whole range of crafts and games and learn about God and his word.
Youth Group
During school term times we have a  vibrant and enthusiastic Youth Group which meets every Sunday evening from 6.30pm.
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Mainly Music meet every Friday morning from 10am during school term in the Hall. This is a national "music and movement" group for preschoolers and their Mums, Dads or caregivers. Contact the Office ph: 855 7434 for more information.
Kids Korner Toy Library
The Toy Library provides a wonderful opportunity for parents/caregivers to offer their children toys that aid educational and developmental goals and are a lot of fun! A huge range of toys is offered for children aged 0-5 years. Open Tuesdays from 9.30am to 11am and Saturdays from 10.30am to 12 noon in the church hall.  For more information please call Nicole on 021 0231 0432.
7th Hamilton Girls' Brigade
Mission Statement of Girls' Brigade NZ:
GBNZ empowers girls with skills, Christian qualities and values, to succeed in tomorrow's world.
Girls' Brigade believes in a balanced approach to life and so our programmes cover a selection of physical, social, educational and spiritual activities that link in with our motto to Seek, Serve and Follow Christ.
Girls' Brigade caters for girls in the following age groups: Juniors 5-8 years, Seniors 9-12 years and Pioneers 13-17 years and meet every Wednesday from 6pm-7.30pm at Chartwell Cooperating Church.
Before and After School Care- OSCAR registered
We provide a before and after school care facility each weekday during school terms from 7.30am-9am and 2.30pm-5.30pm. We currently cater to children from Bankwood, Hukanui, Steiner and Horsham Downs primary schools plus Fairfield Intermediate.
Cost is $12.50 per afternoon session. Before School Care is from $7.50 a session. Pick up and drop off fees apply for most schools. Genuine caring staff. Oscar Accredited and WINZ subsidy available.
Contact the After School care supervisor, Renee, for more information after 2.30pm each afternoon ph: 855 7434.
Chartwell Parish Family Groups
Have you joined a family group at Chartwell Church Yet? It is an easy way to get to know some other church members and have fun and fellowship at the same time.
The groups meet once a month over various activities and people really enjoy the pot luck teas, or coffee and dessert.  Contact the Office ph: 855 7434 for more information.
Women's Fellowship Groups
Our four Women's Groups provide wonderful opportunities for women of all ages to experience  fun and fellowship within a supportive environment. Most meet once a month at either each others' homes or at the Church Centre.  The meetings often host guest speakers and/or demonstrations on various interesting topics. A fantastic way to connect with other women in our community. For contact details please call the office ph 855 7434. Click here for more information.
Men's Groups
The Men's Group provides men with an opportunity to talk about, and take part in, topics which interest them in an all male environment.

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Chartwell Cooperating Church
Phone. 07 855 7434