Atawhai Community Church

Welcome to our website. Atawhai Community Church is a contemporary Baptist Church set on the northern gateway to Nelson City. We exist to glorify God, minister the saving love of Jesus Christ and discover the fullness of what it means to be followers of Jesus in meaningful fellowship together and mission in our world.

December 2016 and January 2017



Christmas in the Neighbourhood - Sunday 18 December


Come along for our free fun Christmas Event at Tod Reserve, Todd Bush Road. Starts at 11:00am and runs until 2:00pm. There will be Christmas Carols, Bouncy Castles for the children, Games, Free Food and other activities in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.

Christmas Day Service - Sunday 25 December @ 9:30am


Come and join us for our Christmas Day Service as we celebrate the greatest Gift that the world has ever been given - Jesus - with Christmas Carols, a Christmas Dance and Short Christmas Message. The Service will be finished by 10:30am. You are welcome to stay afterwards for tea/coffee and light refreshments.

New Years Day - Sunday 1 January 2017


Instead of a church service we are heading to Rabbit Island for a church BBQ/picnic from 10:00am onwards. Bring food to cook on the BBQ for Breakfast and/or food for lunch. If wet we will be having the BBQ/picnic at the church instead of at Rabbit Island.

Sunday 8 January


Church is back in January starting at 10:00am for corporate celebration, praise, worship and inter-generational fellowship around the Word of God. Creche will be available during January.

Please note that Children's Church will not be running in January to give our Children's leaders opportunity to relax and be refreshed. Children's Church starts back on 5 February.

You are welcome to join us after our service in the church lounge for Tea or Coffee.




5 Todd Bush Road
RD1, Atawhai
Nelson 7071
New Zealand
Phone 03 545 1223
Fax 03 545 1418


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