Kids and Youth

Kid's Ministry

Children and their families are very welcome at our Church and any of our services. At our 9.30am services Matakana and 10am service at Warkworth we have a space set aside for kids if they need it.

Explorer Kids

Explorer Kids is a fun Sunday morning program of songs, games, teaching and activities for children ages 5 to 10. Our regular Explorer Kids program runs at Christ Church Warkworth every 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month (during school term time) at 10am during the family service; and at St Leonard's in Matakana every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, at 9:30am.

Explorer Kids begins again at Matakana on Sunday 12 February and at Warkworth on Sunday 19 February.

Contact Nina for more information ( or 021 679 512).


Arts4Kids is a free, fun 5-week after school program of creativity and activity. Run in Warkworth (Mondays and Tuesdays) and Matakana (Wednesdays), Arts4Kids is returning in late February 2023.

For more information, contact Nina at

Warkworth Anglican Youth

Wayfarers is our youth group for intermediate and high school age kids in and around the Parish. We meet from time to time for some games, discussion and pizza (probably quite a lot of pizza).

If interested in joining, or to find out what is going on, contact us at