News & Updates

Sunday Gatherings

Urban Vineyard has moved! We are now meeting in two new central Auckland locations. We would love you to join us at either our 10am or 5pm gatherings. 

  • On Sundays at 10am we meet at the St Paul's College Hall in Ponsonby - entrance via Moira St, Ponsonby. Parking is available onsite - drive into St Pauls College via the entrance at the end of Moira St, follow the driveway around the hall and park down on the courts.
  • Sundays at 5pm we meet at 3-5 Ruru St, Eden Terrace. Parking is available on the street and also onsite. 

quiz night

Friday 18 August, 7.30pm at Ruru St
The Urban Quiz Night is back! This is always such a fun night so invite your friends and get your team together! Teams are up to 8 people max. We will provide some snacks and non-alcoholic drinks - BYO wine/beer. Spaces are limited so book your team now - contact Howie Dawson / Emma Crawley.

urban@5 lounge bar

Friday 25 August, 5pm at Ruru St

Come along to our monthly Urban Lounge Bar at 3-5 Ruru St. Swing by after work, from 5-7pm. BYO drinks and we’ll provide snacks. Bring your mates too!

the vineyard conference 2017

12-14 October at Grace Vineyard, Christchurch
Come and join us for the Vineyard Conference 2017! This is a time to equip, inspire and encourage your in your faith. With key speaker Alan Scott, a pioneering leader and gifted communicator, from Causeway Coast Vineyard Church in Northern Ireland. There’ll be kids and youth programmes too so there’s something for everyone. Early bird registrations are open so register now.

connect groups

We’re better together! We’ve been created by God for community, and our Urban groups are an easy way to connect with each other and build deeper relationships.  Now’s the perfect time to join a group. Just contact one of our leaders today - see their details below.

Brew Bros.

Over the weeks we’ll brew and bottle our own beer, hang out and sample a few craft beers along the way.  This will be a great way to get to know some of the other Urban guys better.
Tuesdays at 7.30pm, at 16 McIlroy Ave, Hillsborough
Contact: Andrew Baker - 021 756 636 or Howie Dawson - 021 254 1251


Explore how to grow in our faith journey in a space where we can also get to know each other better. We will be going through five key evaluators of our own discipleship, how we can grow in each area, and how to pass on what we have to others.
Wednesdays at 7.45pm, at 11B Serwayne Place, Sunnyvale
Contact: Cameron and Rebecca Webster - 021 076 9529

Eat Pray Knit

A fortnightly group for women/girls/ladies. If you are female and single, married, young, old, with kids, no kids – come and hang out, chat, drink hot chocolate and eat chocolate. If you are crafty, you can even bring what you’re working on (sometimes conversation flows better when our hands are busy). We will even pray for you if you like.
Wednesdays (fortnightly) at 7.30pm - 9.30pm, location varies - often at 26 Howard Road, Northcote but contact Yvette to check.
Contact: Yvette Harris - 027 480 9347

Thursdays at Ruru

Each week we’ll get together for discussion and prayer. It’ll be a great chance to get to know each other better.
Thursdays at 7.30pm, in the Urban Cafe at Ruru St
Contact: Emma Crawley - 021 0248 2508


Our playgroup is a fantastic opportunity for you to come and connect with other parents/caregivers while your children play in an organised and structured environment.
Tuesdays at 9.30-11.30am during term time in the Urban Vineyard Lounge - use the carparks marked 'Urban Vineyard'.
Contact: Howie & April Dawson

Family Group

Once a fortnight, we’ll be hitting up a bunch of great kid-friendly spots like Whoa Studios, bike parks and playgrounds, so there’ll be heaps for the kids to do while we get to connect with each other. Get in touch so we can let you know the dates and locations.
Saturdays at 3pm at different locations each fortnight
Contact: Charlie & Andrew Baker - 021 0577 600 or Philippa & Steve Wright - 027 805 5292

new wine festival 2018


New Wine Warkworth festival is moving to Auckland Anniversary weekend! With outstanding worship, speakers and ministry, plus there are programmes for children, pre-schoolers and high-schoolers, so there is something for everyone. Urban will be there, so join us for a weekend to remember. Find out more at

kids and youth


Urban's children ministry "Treasure Seekers" and youth group "Elevate" run weekly during our 10am gathering at the St Pauls College Gym. Sign in your kids during the break after our family worship time.  Find out more