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COVID-19 resources for Baptist churches


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about COVID-19 and churches

Questions churches and pastors have asked, compiled and answered by the Baptist COVID-19 Response Team:  

Baptist COVID-19 Response Team

In October 2021 the Baptist COVID-19 Response Team was established to work alongside the National Office and Regional Leadership in our ongoing support of the Baptist Churches of New Zealand. The purpose of this group is to help us bring clarity to government and health guidelines, give guidance, make suggestions, take initiatives, provide resources, answer questions, and to look for gospel opportunities through this. The team is chaired by Grant Harris, and contains expertise and experiance in the following areas: public health, legal and employment, finance, health and safety, te ao Māori worldview, missional faith community leadership, Regional Leader, rural, urban, and South Auckland pastors, and Baptist theologian. We are thankful for the willingness of these people to serve us in the months ahead.

Contact the COVID-19 Response Team via email: [email protected] 

Baptist Intranet: COVID-19 Resource Sharing

Our intranet contains a number of resoruces, some shared from various churches. Acces to this requires a  login. Please contact the National Office if you have forgotton your login details. Click here to log in to the intranet

Baptist magazine

A steady stream of articles and opinion pieces related to COVID-19 are being published on our Baptist magazine website:

New Zealand Government COVID-19 information

We highlight and support the Government guidelines and direct churches to the government source of information:

COVID-19 Protection Framework—Guidelines for places of worship. An 11-page PDF form the government issued 29 November 2021.

Faith-based gatherings. Advice on going to a place of worship, attending a faith-based celebration or festival, and for people who are responsible for places of worship.

COVID-19 Protection Framework (‘Traffic light system’) The Government has announced the next stage of the COVID-19 response plan to provide a pathway out of lockdown and give vaccinated New Zealanders more freedom.


[This page last updated 30 November 2021]

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