People.
Those here now and those yet to arrive;

Location.
We are missionally engaging in our community and beyond;

Renewal.
Our historic strengths will inform our future.

Worship within Christchurch's Central City

If you're looking for a church home or visiting the city, we'd love to see you.

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Welcome to Oxford Terrace Baptist Church

Our services this Sunday 25 February

are at 10am where Pastor Andrew is preaching on The Rest is Worship,

and 2pm where Pastor Jane is preaching on The Lord Wants to Use You.

Morning Tea at 11am And Afternoon Tea at 3.30pm

Find out Whats On this week in our Church Calendar

Communion Service

On the first Sunday of the month we all gather around the communion table at 10am

followed by morning tea at 11am

Service at 10

10:00am - A vibrant service that includes modern worship songs with a blend of old hymns, interactive prayers, stories from our community and bible-based preaching applied to contemporary life.
Fun and engaging kids programmes are provided for pre-schoolers to intermediates.
The service is followed by a cuppa while we chat.

International Service 国际堂主日崇拜

2:00pm – We're joining the 10am service until 11 February.
Join us for God’s Word-based worship and preaching. People from Asia and other places gather to worship God in spirit and in truth. The main languages used are English and Mandarin.
On first Sunday of each month we join around the communion table at 10am.

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.

Mainly Music

Beginning with a story, and followed by songs, morning tea and play time, mainly music is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. $3 per session. Email quentin@otbc.org.nz or text him 0223640237 for more info.

Tuesday 10am
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Friday Night Drop In

Friday Night Drop In is popular with local people, many of whom are looking for shelter, friendship and a hot cup of tea. Friday nights in the Church Lounge. Theme nights, quiz night, music jams, board games, bingo, speakers, indoor bowls, newspapers and supper. Contact Deborah 027 375 6700

Friday 7pm
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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

Thursday 7pm
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Youth Group

High school aged young people gather together every Thursday from 6.30pm-8.30pm for a huge range of social events, games, off-site activities, food and devotion time. Contact Renee Davies renee@otbc.org.nz or 02040852583 for more information.

Thursday 6.30-8.30pm
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Junior Youth Group

Junior Youth Group is on a Tuesday 4-6pm, for ages 9-12. This involves exploring life, faith and the Bible while doing lots of fun activities including baking, candle making, swimming, beach visits, Margaret Mahy playground visits, and games. Contact Quentin 0223640237.

Tuesday 4-6pm
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Fellowship Group

Our seniors gather for a guest speaker, an outing,
or a musical recital monthly, usually the fourth Wednesday in the month.
For more info contact the OTBC office. office@otbc.org.nz or 03 379 5996

Fourth Wednesday (Monthly)
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Young Adults

Bible study, supper and good times. What’s on or contact Andrew 027 343 8333.

Monday 6.30pm
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