The month of August is Missions month here at the church. Each Sunday we will be profiling a person or group involved in mission connected to the church, both in New Zealand and Overseas

2 August: Emma Marlow. Emma is in Tanzania with the Joshua Foundation.

9 August: Roslyn Jackson. Ros works in Vietnam with YWAM

16 August: Ignite Sport

23 August: Debbie Gough is working in Nepal with INF

30 August: 24/7 Youthwork at HVHS.



Farewell service for the Worsley’s

Steve Worsley will be ending his time as Senior Pastor at Petone Baptist on April 7th.

Steve and Jo have been here with us for the past 10 years and during that time have raised their 3 children, bought their first house and poured their heart and soul into our church and wider community in a whole range of different ways. For them and us it is an end of an era.

We will be holding a farewell service for the Worsley’s on Sunday 29th March at 10am.

Kids programmes start for 2015

Our programmes for kids begin again on Sunday 1st Feb. Our children and youth spend the first part of the service as part of our church family, before heading off to their own targeted events.

Bubbles is our creche for under 3yr olds and is available anytime during the service

Springs is aimed at 3 and 4 year olds and meets on the top floor

Aqua Splash is for Primary school aged kids and also meet on the top floor

Backstage is for students in yrs 7-10.

Visitors to any of our programmes are always welcome.

The Marriage course at Petone Baptist: Coming Term 2

The  aim of the Marriage Course is  to help couples grow closer and to build a healthy relationship that will last a lifetime. It is for any couple who wants to invest in their relationship, whether you have been together for 1 or 61 years.

The 2015 course will run on Friday evenings in Term 2, starting on April 24.


Parenting Courses at Petone Baptist

The Parenting Children Course is for those parenting children 0-10 years and the Parenting Teenagers Course is for those parenting 11-18 year-olds. These courses are for parents, step-parents or carers of children.

Both courses include a time to connect with other parents over supper/dessert, practical talks and small groups based on the age of your oldest child so you can talk to others at a similar stage to you.

We’ll be running these courses at the same time over five Friday evenings from 7.00-9.30pm starting on 27 February.

The cost is $25 per person which includes supper and all course materials.

Please contact the church office if you would like further information or to book a place.