Worship within Christchurch's Central City
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Over summer we are holding one weekly service 9.30am, until February 6th.
Our Normal Sunday Services resume from 13th February.
On most Sundays there are three services – 9.30am, 11.00am and 2.00pm.
On the first Sunday of the month, we combine at 11:00am around the communion table.
Morning tea is served at 10.30am every Sunday.
From Sunday 5th December all individuals over 12 will need to display a valid Vaccine Pass for entry to our Sunday services.
Combined Communion Service
11:00am - On the first Sunday of the month we unite for one service together, gathered around the communion table.
9:30am - An hour long service of prayer, bible reading, hymns and songs and a sermon.
11:00am - A vibrant service that includes modern worship songs, interactive prayers, stories from our community and bible-based preaching applied to contemporary life.
Fun and engaging kids programmes are provided for preschoolers to intermediates.
International Service 国际堂主日敬拜
2:00pm – 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.
Weekly at OTBC
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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 email@example.com or text him 0223640237 for more info.Tuesday 10am
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 6700Friday 7pm
High school aged young people meet at the Church Hall for a huge range of social events, games, off-site activities, food and devotion time. Contact the church office 033795996 for more information.Friday 6-8pm
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
From time to time our seniors gather for a guest speaker, an outing, or a musical recital.
For more info contact the OTBC office. firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 379 5996