Love strong, shine bright, live free

welcome to aspire church

Sundays 10am, 101 Hardy Street Nelson City


Here is

What to expect at our church


Parking is available around the CBD. Look out for our parking flags @ Officemax.


Friendly people will greet you at the door and help you to find your way around.

Your kids

If you have kids, they will enjoy fun, safe, age appropriate programs while you are in the adult service.



The band will play some great music (worship). You can join in or just listen


A pastor will give an inspiring, bible based message and the service will be over in about 75 minutes.


You'll find great coffee available at our cafe after the service.

Aspire Kids Sunday Mornings

Nursery – Parent's room with audio feed of auditorium
1-3 years
4-6 years
7-12 years
Girls 12-15 years

On Sunday mornings we provide seperate facilities and age appropriate programmes for each of these age groups. When you arrive simply follow the signs to securely check in your child.


Our Pastors

Wesley & Caroline Smith


Arriving in Nelson in 2008 from the Kapiti Coast, Wesley & Caroline are proud parents to Caitlyn, Abigail, Madison and Toby. 

They launched Aspire church in 2015 and are passionate about seeing people come into a relationship with Jesus, walk in freedom, discover purpose and fulfil God’s potential for their lives.

Wes loves to spend time in the water surfing and keeping active.  Caroline enjoys art and creativity and loves a good cup of coffee

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