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On Sundays there are three church services – 9.30am, 11am and 2pm. Morning tea is served at 10.30am.
CLASSICAL SERVICE – An hour long service of prayer, Bible reading, hymns and songs, and a sermon. We celebrate communion on the first Sunday of every month.
Morning tea – a great opportunity to meet and greet new and familiar friends.
CONTEMPORARY SERVICE – We sing more recent songs led by a band, there is a sermon, prayer, and readings. During this time there are groups for preschoolers to intermediate age children.
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE 国际堂主日崇拜 – We are passionate about worshiping God with singing songs, prayer, and sermon by people who are from Asia and other places. English and Mandarin will be the main languages to deliver the sermon.
Our participation in God’s work at OTBC will be through:
People. Location. Renewal.
Here now and yet to arrive;
As we missionally engage in our community and beyond; and
Of historic strengths to inform our future.
Weekly at OTBC
Here's a snapshot of some of the weekly activities that help us to express our vision. Linger over the photos for more details.
Bible study, supper and good times. Check out Young Adults @ OTBC in the drop down menu under What’s On or contact Andrew 027 343 8333.
Beginning with a story, and followed by songs, morning tea and play time, mainly music is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. $2 per session. Email email@example.com for more info.
Every Wednesday a small group gathers for 30 mins of prayer at 12pm. Beginning with a Psalm and ending with the Lord’s Prayer, we pray for our community, our city and our world. Join in!
2nd Wednesdays 2pm
A social group for seniors which meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, with a variety of activities and guest speakers planned both at the church and in the community. Contact Raewyn for more info 03 379 5996
High school kids meet at the Church lounge for a huge range of social events, games, off-site activities, food and devotion time. Check out Youth @ OTBC in the drop down menu under What’s On or contact Priscilla 027 269 3300.
Bible Study in Mandarin
Bible study for Mandarin speakers 中文华人查经小组聚会时间, 每周四 7pm- 9pm Contact Jane for more information on 03 379 5996 or 022 308 4087
Drop In is popular with local people, many of whom are looking for shelter, friendship and a hot cup of tea. Friday night at the church. Board games, newspapers and supper. Contact Deborah 027 375 6700