Managing the Covid 19 Crisis at Howick Baptist  Church

Howick Baptist Church During the Covid-19 Crisis

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.  This is good, and pleases God our Saviour, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.”

1 Timothy 2:1-4

During the COVID-19 crisis Howick Baptist Church will continue to follow the directions of the Government in the interests of the health of our community. Under the current Alert Level 3 controls we are unable to meet on Sundays for worship, and our Church Office is closed.


Sunday 28 January: with the sudden imposition of Covid Level 3 Controls, we can't meet, but we can enjoy virtual fellowship online! Find us on YouTube here: or on Church Online here:

Sunday 28 February 2021

No Church Service under COVID-19 Alert Level 3


In accordance with the requirements of COVID-19 Alert Level 3, we cannot meet for worship. But will be streaming a service at 9:30 am. Details are here.


Howick Baptist Church continues to provide for Contact tracing and good hygiene practices.


Contact Tracing


When you enter the church please login with the Government Covid-19 app by scanning the NZ COVID Tracer QR code poster (on the door or at the registration desk), or write your name and contact details on the form provided at the registration desk in the foyer.


Hygiene for Church Services
Please follow basic hygiene measures and remember to:

  • cough or sneeze into your elbow or by covering your mouth and nose with tissues

  • put used tissues in the bin or a bag immediately

  • wash your hands with soap and water often (for at least 20 seconds)

  • don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean


Please do not attend the services if you are unwell, or have a cold, influenza or COVID-19 symptoms, or if you need to be in isolation for any reason. 

COVID-19 Symptoms:

The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to common illnesses such as a cold or influenza. You may have one or more of the following:

  • a cough

  • a high temperature (at least 38˚C)

  • shortness of breath

  • a sore throat

  • sneezing and runny nose

  • temporary loss of smell

Hand sanitizers, tissues and lined disposal bins will be available throughout the church complex.

Does not apply during Covid Level 3

Does not apply during Covid Level 3

 Current Sunday Morning Sermon Series:  Matthew reveals the Messiah


Lean on Jesus, trust in Him for He will never let you down. Listen to what king David did when he felt he was under assault in Psalm 27: 

The Lord is my light and my salvation;
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life;
of whom shall I be afraid?


©2021 by Howick Baptist Church.

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