Hutt City Uniting Congregations are a confederation of churches within Lower Hutt City who minister to a multi-cultural community out of the traditions of the Presbyterian and Methodist churches.


“We, the members of the Hutt City Uniting Congregations parish, covenant to nurture the spiritual in ourselves and other people and explore new ways of experiencing and sharing God’s love in Christ.”

Latest News

Hutt City Lunchtime Concerts 2017

St Marks Wesley Church, Woburn Rd, Lower Hutt

All concerts begin at 12.15pm Koha Entry ($5)


August 2

Maaike Christie-Beeckman -mezzo, Rachel Thomson -piano

August 9

NZSM Voice Students

August 16

NZSM Guitar Students

August 23

NZSM Piano Showcase

August 30

Duo Tapas – Rupa Maitra -violin & Owen Moriarty -guitar

September 6

Malavika Gopal (violin) & friends

September 13

Mark Cookson -clarinet, Margaret Guldborg -cello, Ludwig Treviranus -piano, play Beethoven, Zemlinsky, Glinka

September 20

The Kugels – Klezmer ensemble

September 27

Catherine McKay -piano, Yuri Gezenstky -violin, Peter Barber -viola, Robert Ibell -Cello, play Brahms C minor Piano Quartet

October 4

Rebecca Steel -flute & Fiona McCabe -piano

October 11

Arohanui Strings – Young Musicians presented by Alison Eldredge

October 18

Bravo Ensemble Duo – Sasha Gunchenko -double bass & Emilio Bertrand -accordeon, play Piazzolla Tangos & more

October 25

Toru Trio – Beethoven & Debussy – Karen Batten -flute, Sophia Acheson -viola & Ingrid Bauer -harp

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Editions of the Touchstone

Current editions of the Touchstone is available on the Methodist church website http://www.methodist.org.nz/touchstone 

Read the latest Shalom

Review earlier copies of Shalom

Read the latest HCUC newsletter

Uniting Congregations of Aotearoa New Zealand

Methodist Church History

Read about the story of Methodism in the Hutt Valley from 1838 -1988 here.

On Our Way (written by various authors 1988)


The Methodist Church of New Zealand

“Our Church’s Mission in Aotearoa New Zealand is to reflect and proclaim the transforming love of God as revealed in Jesus Christ and declared in the Scriptures.”


Upcoming Events

Methodist Church Conference 2016 – 1st – 5th Oct 2016

For dates, times, updates and information about the conference click the “more info” link below.



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Upcoming Events

General Assembly 2016

From 15-19 November in Dunedin at the University of Otago. For further information about this conference, please click on the link below: