Welcome To Mangapapa Church


What's on this week...

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us

Hebrews 12:1

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Coming Up in 2018....


 Saturday 18th August

'Bake for Bibles'


Sunday 19th - Sunday 26th August

World Vision's 'Matthew 25 Challenge'

On Sunday 19th August, we invite you to take part in a one-week challenge - based on Matthew 25.  This is being run by World Vision and is a challenge to individuals and churches to be growing in compassion and practical concern for the poor - to walk justly, love mercy and walk humbly with our God.


Sunday 2nd September

Shared Lunch after our Morning Church Service

Join us for lunch and enjoy some extended time of connection. 

Wednesday 12th September: 

'Mangapapa Church 2018 AGM'


20th September - 10th October

'MUP Youth Mission to Uganda'

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 We are a Community Church located in the Northwestern suburb of Mangapapa, in Gisborne City, New Zealand, where the sun shines first in the world of every new day.

Our Church roots are Methodist & Presbyterian and we maintain that connection as a Union Parish through the Uniting Congregations of Aotearoa NZ. On 13 April 2013, we  celebrated 100 years here. Our Worship Services are best described as contemporary in style and charismatic.  We share Communion in the 10am Service on the first Sunday of each month, and in the evening Service, mid month.  We undertake Believers Baptism by immersion.

We are a church of all ages – from 0 to 94 and we enjoy worship together.  Our focus is Jesus Christ as Lord and ‘There is nothing that the nearness of Jesus cannot overcome’.  Thanks for visiting our website and we hope you find helpful information here.


Online Newsletter

Click here to read our weekly Newsletter online, or to subscribe to receive the full pdf Newsletter by email each week.

About The Church

Links to pages on our history, what we believe, our purpose, our staff, what we can offer and next steps.

Events Coming Up

Calendar of events and links to further information on how to be involved.

Youth & Family

Links to our Youth pages, 'Kidzspace' Children's programme, Marriage and pre-marriage courses and more...

Mangapapa Church Office & Complex: 314 Ormond Road, Gisborne, NewZealand.

E-mail: office@mup.org.nz        Office Phone: 06-8679604  

Office Hours:  8:30am to 12:00 midday, Monday to Friday

Postal Address: Mangapapa Church, PO Box 2146, Gisborne, 4010, New Zealand.



What's on this week... 


Sunday 19 August 2018


"The Matthew 25 Challenge"



Evening Felllowship Gathering

A confidential Prayer Team is available to pray with you.

Healing Prayer or Prayer for anything that concerns.