St Francis Church Tairua


St Francis Church offers a communion service each Sunday at 9.30am: love to see you there.
Op Shop open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 9.30 – 1pm, weather dependent. For other news, info on upcoming events, etc, go here.


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Easter just gone:

Busy time. Focussed time. Reflective time. Happy time. More photos in gallery below.

About St Francis Church in Tairua

We are a Local Shared Ministry Unit in the Auckland Anglican Diocese
Address: 248 Main Rd, Tairua
Email: stfrancis.tairua@xtra.co.nz
Administrator: Pat Gilberd 07 864 8727
Priests: Rev Sharon Marr 07 864 7064
Rev Joan Fanshawe 07 864 9489
Rev Sue Collins 07 866 3216
Rt Rev Bruce Gilberd 07 864 8727
If urgent: Joan 021 139 2875, Sharon 021 027 56807

St Francis House

Neighbouring the church is St Francis House, a wonderful facility for the community to use, with different spaces for meetings, counselling, music, hospitality …
Please contact us to book.
email: stfrancis.tairua@xtra.co.nz
Administrator Pat Gilberd 07 864 8727

Op Shop

Come and browse our busy Op shop, support the church and environment through recycling and reusing.
We welcome your donations.


Op Shop is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9.30 – 1pm, weather dependent.

Cash only – no Eftpos available –  but Eftpos is available a few steps away outside the local Four Square.

Thank you.  We look forward to seeing you there.

248 Main Rd, Tairua | stfrancis.tairua@xtra.co.nz



The church also supports the Tairua Foodbank. Approaches are received confidentially. Anyone wishing to access the Foodbank should contact 07 864 7064.

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