25, 28 Nov &  5 Dec 2020

Blokes Get Together

These BLOKES get-togethers are open to all men. Come to one, come to all – your choice.

1 – Denny’s 7am, Wed 25 Nov

2 – Glenfield Mall 9am Sat 28 Nov

3 – Church Lounge 9 – 10:30am Sat 5 Dec

More detail on the church Facebook page – click the events.

Contact Harry 027 281 4635 for signing up.



6 December 2020

GATHER – Neighbourhood Prayer Walk

6pm in NBC neighbourhood

We’ll be going on a prayer walk around the neighbourhood!

Join us and let’s see what God will do as we pray for our community.




13 Dec 2020


Our “Coffee, Cake & Carols” service is coming up on Sunday 13th December,

featuring our NBC Choir, and many of the loved Christmas Carols.

This is a great opportunity to invite friends and family who might not normally attend a Church service.

Bring some Christmas cake, Christmas mince pies, or other snacks to share together after the service.



13 December 2020

GATHER – Baking & Card Making


We’ll be baking yummy treats and making cards that

we will deliver to people in our community at Gather on the 20th December.




Past Events

29th November 2020

Season of Advent

This Sunday is the beginning of the Season of Advent.

This weekend we are providing an Advent booklet with a series of readings,

images and thoughts to help us as we travel through Advent towards Christmas.

We encourage you to use this booklet in your devotional times over these next 4 weeks.





29 November 2020

GATHER – Worship & Message

6pm in NBC Lounge

Join us in the lounge for acoustic worship

and hear Matt speak on What We Believe about The Church.

22nd November 2020

Dinner and Story

Join us at 6pm on Sunday for a delicious meal

and to hear from Jay who will be sharing her story and God’s activity in her life.

Cost for the meal is $5 for those who can afford it.

Please RSVP by Friday for catering purposes, email: evacorrien.s@gmail.com

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.


21st November 2020

Church Working Bee

We’ve got a few jobs to do around our property and would like some volunteers to help.

Some light work and some heavy work!

We’ll provide morning tea!

Bring a hat and wear closed-in shoes.

Contact Tom Du for more info 021 0285 0971


15th November 2020

Big Quiz Night

Gather presents an epic evening of poverty-fighting fun! We’re joining with Tearfund and churches across New Zealand as we take part in the biggest multi-venue, nationwide quiz ever. All ages are welcome!

$10 suggested donation per ticket to Tearfund.  6PM at NBC

Every dollar raised will help improve the lives of people living in poverty in Sri Lanka.

Reserve your ticket now: bit.ly/TearfundQuizNight


4th November 2020

Vision & Dessert Evening

“Hear the Vision / Share Your Thoughts / Enjoy some Dessert”.

It’ll be a fun interactive evening, with opportunity to hear the vision, share your thoughts and eat some yummy dessert!

7Pm in NBC Light House(Possible chid-care available )



31st October 2020

Church Family BBQ

6pm NBC Lighthouse.   Instead of running a Light Party or DisGlow this year, we’re having a Church Family BBQ.

You bring a salad or dessert and a drink to share; and we’ll provide the sausages and buns. If you’re able to bring your own picnic plate, cutlery and cup, that will cut down on waste.

There will be a few games for the kids, and the car park will be closed, so scooters and bikes are welcome.

It’s going to be a great night and we can’t wait to see you there!

28th Oct 2020

CAP Money Course

Please tell your friends:

A FREE fun, interactive course which guides how to manage money well.

Great for any income or life stage.

Wed  28 Oct & Tue 3 Nov     7.30pm-9pm in 69 Eban house.

To register: Alastair McLay 0274805871  or online www.capmoney.org


25th October 2020

GATHER – Movie Night

Staying in Auckland over the long weekend?
Then join us at Gather to watch The Shack on the big screen!
Bring your bean bag and movie snack and we’ll provide the popcorn!
What’s the Shack About?
After the abduction and presumed death of Mackenzie Allen Phillips’ youngest daughter, Missy, Mack receives a letter and suspects it is from God, asking him to return to The Shack where Missy may have been murdered. After contemplating it, he leaves his home to go to The Shack for the first time since Missy’s abduction and an encounter that will change his life forever.
The Shack is rated M, you can find out more about the movie here: www.imdb.com/title/tt2872518/

20th October 2020

CAP Release Group

(Confidential group with support to find freedom from life-controlling habits)

8  week commitment starting 20th October at NBC lounge.

Tuesday 7pm-8.30pm (soup available from 6.30pm)  All welcome.

Contact Jane  027 4478 965


18th Oct 2020

Gather — Sent by Jesus

Come along to Gather this Sunday @6pm as we join in worship and share communion together!

We will consider what it means to be Sent by Jesus.


18th Oct 2020

Together Morning tea

This Sunday morning after Service we’re having a “welcome back (again!)” morning tea in the Lighthouse.

A great opportunity to catch up with friends, maybe meet some new ones and just hang out together!

If you can, bring something to share for morning tea!


17th Oct 2020

Men’s Breakfast

When life delivers you a sucker punch and you have crumbled to the canvas, it’s not unusual to question where God is when you need Him.
Mick Duncan is a speaker and author who has walked through many tough seasons in his life, including job uncertainty, death of a child, a prodigal child that was on drugs, needing to say sorry when he got it wrong, yet he’s experienced God’s grace and mercy carry him in every circumstance. By means of a live stream video link, Mick will share helpful strategies to get you through tough times. Or, if you know someone experiencing difficult circumstances you will learn how to more effectively help them.

6.55am in NBC lounge.  A small donation toward the cost of breakfast is appreciated. For catering purposes, please register with John by Thursday, October 15
Contact: John Burgess  027 4102995


11th Oct 2020

Let’s Talk about Euthanasia

Have you got questions about the End of Life Choice Bill?

Come and hear from Professor Stephen Munn, a transplant surgeon and an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to health, at Gather, Northcote Baptist Church, 6pm on October 11.

He will be speaking about the upcoming End of Life Choice referendum and brings a medical and Christian perspective to this challenging topic.

There will be a time for questions at the end of the evening.


4th Oct 2020

Meet the Northcote Candidates

Do you know who you’re voting for in the upcoming general election, and why?

Join us on Sunday 4th October, 6pm at Northcote Baptist Church for an opportunity to hear from our local candidates.

We need to limit our gathering to 100 people. Reserve your place by registering here.

If you register and are no longer able to attend please email nicola@nbc.org.nz

Please arrive on time, late arrivals may have their place given away to someone else. Walk-ins are welcome if there is space.

Term 3 2020 Children’s programmes

More Than Music

Wednesdays 22 July – 23 September  – preschool music and play 10am

Kids Club

Fridays 24 July – 18 September  6-8pm
We are excited to start our winter season.
See you there.  Registrations is live! Please click here to register.
We love helpers – please  see Judyanne or send her an email.

24th Jul – 18th Sep 2020


For Years 7-9
Starting on Fri 24th July
Register here

Would you like to be part of the Proteen leadership team?

For more details please contact Matt


19th Jul – 2nd Aug 2020

Prayer & Self Denial

This is our annual Baptist Mission “Prayer & Self Denial” appeal.

From 19th Jul you will receive a bamboo basket in which to put a special offering towards the work of our Baptist Mission.

We also have a “sale” on Freeset Scarves & Bags over these 3 Sundays till 2nd Aug.

Come prepared to do some early Christmas shopping!

2 August 2020

Dinner & Vision Sharing

We’ve been dreaming about what a Sunday Night gathering could be like for our community – join us for dinner and meet the Team! We can’t wait to share our vision with you.

$5 per person.

RSVP by July 31 to Eva


2 August 2020

Bake Sale

Get your coins ready for a Bake Sale on August 2 directly after the morning service. All proceeds go towards the Prayer & Self Denial Appeal.

Calling bakers for contributions to the Bake Sale! If you can bring baking to be sold please drop off to the kitchen on the morning of August 2.

27 Jul 2020

Alpha Film Series

Exploring is good. We’re built for it. But for all our searching – it’s rare to find time to think, and talk, about the big questions of life; about faith, reason, God and meaning.

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith where you can do just that! Join us for dinner, then a topical talk, followed by discussion. Open to all ages.

This is a FREE Event. We will be meeting on Monday Nights, from 6.30pm at a local address, supplied upon registration. PLEASE REGISTER HERE

21 July 2020

CAP Release Group

CAP Release Group is a confidential, caring group which helps people find complete freedom from life-controlling habits. Those habits can be anything which negatively affect your life – a dependence on anything from smoking to shopping, alcohol to anger.

8 week course, starting 21 July from 7-8.30pm at NBC Church House, 69 Eban Ave, Northcote.

Contact Jane Chester

5 May 2020

CAP Release Group

CAP Release Group is a confidential, caring group which helps people find complete freedom from life-controlling habits. Those habits can be anything which negatively affect your life – a dependence on anything from smoking to shopping, alcohol to anger.

8 week course, starting 5 May from 7-8.30pm at NBC Church House, 69 Eban Ave, Northcote.

Contact Jane Chester

6 March 2020

First Fridays

Kids, First Fridays for Term 1 starts this week! We have got lots of fun planned that we can’t wait to share with you and your friends.

For kids in the age range of School Years 2-6. Friday 6th March 6-8pm

For previous attendees please register hereFor new friends please register here.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

23 February 2020

Newcomers Lunch

We love to see a new face here at Northcote Baptist Church!

Whether this is your first visit or you’ve been coming along for a few months we would like to get to know you better! Come and meet some of our leaders over lunch and find out a bit more about us here at NBC.

Please RSVP to Paul

18 February 2020

CAP Release Group

CAP Release Group is a confidential, caring group which helps people find complete freedom from life-controlling habits. Those habits can be anything which negatively affect your life – a dependence on anything from smoking to shopping, alcohol to anger.

8 week course, starting 18 February from 7-8.30pm at NBC Church House, 69 Eban Ave, Northcote.

16 February 2020

Welcome Back Morning Tea

Join us for a special morning tea together after the SUNDAY@10am service. It’s an opportunity to catch up with friends and meet new people over morning tea in the Lighthouse. Please bring some snacks /cake / bikkies to share.


15 February 2020

More Than Bacon Men’s Breakfast

Have you ever struggled with pretending to be someone you aren’t and wondered what people would think if you were really you? God made you unique and your uniqueness is significant.

Join us for breakfast and livestream message at the NBC Church House, 69 Eban Ave Hillcrest, Saturday, February 15, 6:57 – 9:00am.

Please register your attendance by Thursday, February 13 HERE

5–26 January 2020

Summer Sunday Sundaes

Cool down this January with Summer Sunday Sundaes!!

After every Sunday@10:15 service in January 2020 we will be dishing out FREE icecream. Can’t wait to see you there!