St Johns Anglican Church

The St John's Anglican Church houses an outstanding collection of stained glass memorials by the 19th century artist, writer and designer William Morris. Commissioned by descendents of the Hon. William ('Ready Money') Robinson of Cheviot Hills, the windows were designed by Morris & Co.'s chief designer, John Henry Dearle.

The people of St. John’s are committed to sharing the love of Jesus and absolutely everyone is welcome here. Our services can be at 8am, 10am, or 5pm – Please check the Budget or Church noticeboard for service times.

Each month:

1st Sunday: 10 am Children’s Church

2nd Sunday: 8am Holy Communion (not winter months), 10am Combined at Knox Church, 5pm Contemporary Service

3rd Sunday: Family Service

4th Sunday: Combined with Knox at St Johns

5th Sunday: 10am Contemporary

For more information or any queries please contact Patricia Leadbeater on 03 319 8910.

Knox Presbyterian Church

The first Presbyterian church was built in Cheviot in 1896. It was burnt down in 1955. A tin church was moved onto the site in 1919 as a Sunday School and sold to the RSA in 1952.

The present stone church is built with stone gathered from near the Hurunui River. It was opened in September 1953. The foundation stone was part of the Mansion House foundations. Knox Church Cheviot is part of the Hurunui Combined Parishes.


Services are held on:
1st Sunday at 11am combined service with St. John's Anglican at Knox
2nd Sunday at 10am, Cafe Church
3rd Sunday No service
4th Sunday at 10am, a combined service at St Johns. 
5th Sunday at 11am, at one of the Hurunui Parish Churches

Situated on the South end of Cheviot's main street.

Contact: Judy Grigor
03 319 8407


St Anthony's Catholic Church

Contact: Father John O’Connor
03 319 8730