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About us

Welcome to the website of Opawa Community Church. We are a member of the Methodist Church of New Zealand Te Haahi Weteriana O Aotearoa.


Our beautiful church on the banks of the Ōpawaho river in Ōtautahi Christchurch has been in existence since 1897. We are a bible believing church which gathers together weekly for worship on Sunday mornings at 10.00 am and continues its fellowship throughout the week with a number of different groups and activities being hosted both at the church and in peoples homes.


As a visitor to this website welcome. Please scroll through and if you require any more information on any event or activity please leave your details on our contact us page. We look forward to hearing from you.


Kia pai tō rā


Rev. Craig Fairhall

our Team:
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Rev. Craig Fairhall MTh
Samantha Fairhall

Advertising/ Youth & Young Adults

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Op Shop Team 
Creative Arrangment

Children's Leader 

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Childrens Leader 
Opawa Op Shop Facebook

Opawa Op Shop 

@Op Shop - Opawa Community Church

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Opawa Church Facebook 

Church Op Shop Page 


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We have many missionaries scattered all around the world. They have been called by the Lord to adventure out and take Christ into different areas of the world. 

As a church we support all the work they do. 

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