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Welcome To City

We're a church for everyday people, where you can come as you are to connect with God in a way that makes sense. Whether you're exploring the Christian faith or a church regular, there's something for you.

“I felt welcomed and a real sense of belonging from the moment I arrived”

Moved to Christchurch

Locations & Times

Join our vibrant church services every Sunday from two locations in the beautiful city of Christchurch.

City Church Central

346 Manchester St, Christchurch (site map)
Sunday - 10am
Ps. Garth & Carol Chin Poy


City Church North

43 Mahars Rd, Mairehau, Christchurch (site map)
Sunday - 10am
Ps. Ysrial  & Michelle Clunies-Ross


Who We Are

We're a church without walls, encouraging a community of believers to live life on purpose, where Jesus is Lord. Discover our heart for people and what we believe.

About Us

What To Expect

At City you'll be welcomed into a friendly and casual environment by people who are genuinely happy to see you. 

How long are Sunday services?

About 90 minutes, give or take a little depending on what the Holy Spirit has in store. Stay for a chat, prayer, tea or coffee after the service.

What about my kids?

Bring them along! Our dedicated children’s programme is available at both locations for infants to 12 year olds.

What is the music like?

We enjoy live music and singing as part of our worship to God. It's vibrant and modern, but not noisy. Check out our Spotify playlist for a selection of songs we enjoy.

What should I wear?

We want you to be at ease and encourage you to wear whatever you're comfortable in. We usually dress casually.


Who is Jesus and why does it matter? Discover the hope of the world.

His Love

Plan A Visit

Fill out the optional form below to let us know when you’re dropping by, and if there’s anything we can do to make your visit even more enjoyable.

Invite A Friend

So many people are just an invitation away from coming to church. Invite someone you know to come and experience God in a fresh and exciting way this Sunday.


Check out our feature packed calendar of events for opportunities to connect with others, get involved and explore your passions. Updated weekly, there’s something for everyone at City.

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