Resources for Covid 19 and Online Worship

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  • Live Streaming Services - Via Facebook and YouTube
  • ZOOM - online worship through video conferencing
  • Emails to Vicars, Wardens and Administrators – this will be used especially for key announcements from Bishop Andrew or Vicar-General Jenny Chalmers or Registrar Colleen Kaye.  It will then be up to individual parishes to pass on the information.  In some cases, a general email to all clergy will also be sent.
  • E-News alerts
  • Website updates (
  • Anglican Diocese of Waiapu Facebook page – encourage people to ‘Like’ this page.
  • Holy Week passport - a reading, activity and reflective action for each day from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday.
  • Diocese of Waikato suggestions and link:Together | Waikato and Taranaki Anglicans
  • Sunday Service Streams from Diocese of Wellington: Movement Online  The service at 10am on Sundays is also available on Freeview channel 200 (especially useful for those who have a TV but no computer).
  • Daily Office direct stream Auckland Diocesan Young Adults:  (18) The Daily Offices - Home
  • Services from Auckland Cathedral: Holy Trinity - YouTube
  • St Luke’s Havelock North is also livestreaming worship three times a day on their Facebook page, Ad Luke.
  • Anglican Prayer Book:  ANZPB - A New Zealand Prayer Book
  • Bible online (several versions): A searchable online Bible in over 150 versions and 50 languages.
  • Several religious channels on TV:Try Freeview channels 25, 26, 27 or Sky 201, 202, 203.
  • Radio:Hymns On Sunday
  • Strandz website - including updated information on video conferencing young people, helping children understand COVID-19, and supporting family faith formation in the home. (
  • has Sunday lectionary worship resources, including talks, sermons, all age activities. (
  • Strandz Lent and Easter resources (
  • Learn how to make palm crosses from alternative things like cardboard or cabbage tree leaves -Click here here to view
  • Every day - a short time with a Bible reading and prayer for family and a reflection on the day.  (Family Prayer from p187 ANZPB is an option.)
  • On Sunday - join online with some form of live worship
  • Once a week - a study style time when you “dig-in” and learn about something biblical or theological.  Share your reflections with a couple of people by email.


Here are some resources to help you implement/deliver online worship:

A reminder that the following channels will be used:

It’s really important to have ways of reaching out to people, especially those who might not be on email.  Telephone trees are useful here.  For those parishes who might need extra people to ring around, Anglican Care Waiapu has offered their staff.  To access this, contact Parish Projects Coordinator, Graeme Brock:

Information for Funerals/Bereavement Support: 
Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand - Resources during Covid 19 Download - When No Funerals, Tangi or farewell Gatherings can be held PDF.


Here are some links to online worship:
  • For Children:
    Strandz is the hub of Children + Families ministry in the Anglican Dioceses of New Zealand.  Strandz has some worship resources to support families, as they adjust to life in their ‘bubbles':
  • A Worship Pattern
    We suggest that you create a worship shape to your week - have a particular place and time and light a candle when you start.