Services

See below for details on all the services we host at Grantham Heights.

Regular Services


Where: Grantham Heights Uniting Church

When: Every Sunday morning

Time: 9:30 AM

We welcome everyone to join our Sunday Service to worship God. Worship is one way in which people respond to God who gives them life. When we worship, we come together to be reminded of God’s faithfulness and goodness, to hear God’s word and to respond in praise, thanksgiving, confession of sins, acceptance of forgiveness, prayer for people and for the world. After the service we have a morning tea to meet with others for a fellowship.

(Holy Communion is celebrated on each 1st Sunday of the month.)

 

Baptisms


Where: Grantham Heights Uniting Church

We openly invite people who want to be baptised as disciples of Jesus Christ to our church. Baptism is the church’s rite of initiation: it incorporates a person, infant or adult, into the church, which is the body of Christ. It is a sign of God’s gracious act for all people, giving himself in Jesus Christ.

“The Uniting Church will baptize those who confess the Christian faith, and children who are presented for baptism and for whose instruction and nourishment in the faith the Church takes responsibility.” (Basis of Union, 7)

For information on baptisms, marriages & funerals please contact the church office.

Easter


Where: Grantham Heights Uniting Church

Maundy Thursday: 7:30 PM
Description: This deeply moving Tenebrae service [of Shadows] commemorates the First Communion Service when Jesus introduced the elements of Holy Communion, that is the bread and the wine, to his disciples. Churches all over the world still follow his commandment to use these elements representing his body [bread] and blood [wine] to be taken in remembrance of him. The Tenebrae service follows the events leading up to Good Friday with readings and or music and or other things, depending on the preferences of the local congregation.

Good Friday: 9:00 AM

Easter Sunday: 9:30 AM

Christmas


Where: Grantham Heights Uniting Church 

Day: Christmas Day [December 25th] 

Time: 9:00 AM
 

Tongan


Where: Grantham Heights Uniting Church

Day: Every Sunday

Time: 12:00 PM

Youth


In previous years, Grantham Heights Uniting Church had an active youth program, with meetings held during the regular 9:30 AM Sunday service and frequent nightly meetups at the church for bible studies and discussions. In the last few years, members of the youth slowly dispersed amongst the community and moved on to other churches in the area.

Currently, there are no concrete youth programs, groups or services in place at Grantham, aside from our kids church program for under 12s, but our previous history of a time when many young people were present at Grantham shows potential for regrowth.

We welcome anyone who has youth leadership skills or an inclination to help attract and grow young Christians within this local community. Youth is a particular area in which Grantham Heights longs to grow, so any assistance and guidance in this process will be a tremendous help.