Loving each other,
Serving the community
To stimulate the growth of Christianity in the Northwest suburbs of Christchurch - including Belfast, Casebrook, Redwood, Bishopdale and Northcote areas.
To be inclusive for people of all ages
To create opportunities for fellowship that meets the needs of the community
To offer a variety of service styles e.g. contemporary and traditional.
Rev. Joanne Latham
Joanne grew up in Papanui attending local schools. As a young person she attended St Paul's Anglican Church and went on to work there as a lay assistant for four years.
She attended Sumner Redcliffs Parish for six years serving on vestry, worship committee and was involved in youth group leadership.
Joanne was ordained Deacon and Priest in 1997 in the Nelson Diocese, becoming Assistant Minister for four years in the Parish of Bishopdale in Nelson. Joanne became Vicar of Belfast-Redwood in 2000 and with the merger in 2018 is now Vicar of Northwest ChCh Anglican Parish. The parish celebrated her 20 years of service in the parish in February 2020.