We are a community of believers in Christ who meet together as the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd in Massey, Waitakere. Our desire is to proclaim the Kingdom of God and make disciples of Jesus Christ. We extend a warm and welcome invitation to anyone who wishes to discover more about the Christian faith, develop a relationship with Jesus and share in the friendship and fellowship we enjoy together.
We have a number of active ministries that are designed to reach out to the community around us, including a Food Bank. Click here for more information about our community ministries.
We are also committed to helping people of all ages feel connected, through Home Groups, Youth Groups, Children’s Ministry, Alpha courses and other groups, courses and events. Find out more about these here.
If you have questions, or would like to visit us, please feel free to contact one of our leaders or drop in to one of our services.
We look forward to meeting you and hope we can help you to make yourself at home at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Massey.
From the very beginning, humans have misused our freewill to separate ourselves from the Creator God who gave it to us. This disconnection has resulted in the brokenness and decay of all creation. Thankfully, we see in scripture a God who has desperately tried to reunite Himself with us and guide us in restoring His creation.
Ultimately, we believe that in Jesus, who is both fully God and fully human, God has demonstrated to us how to be truly human. Through Jesus' death and resurrection, we are able to be reunited with Him and His restoring purposes. Through joining ourselves to God’s restoring plans through Jesus, our lives are transformed, and consequently those around us, as we relate, love and transform by God’s power.
While the outworking of following God and His plans may differ between cultures and people, we believe that at it's very core are love and restoration through the power of God.
As the Church of the Good Shepherd we enjoy freedom within the Anglican Communion to:
We delight in times of rest and refreshment in order to live life abundantly.
We are an Anglican church committed to Faith, Intercession, Renewal and Mission and are therefore linked to other like-minded Anglican Churches as an associate of AFFIRM.
(Based mainly on Psalm 23, Ezekiel 34 and John 10)
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