Christmas 2020

Sunday Services

We are currently running three morning services each Sunday at 10am, 11am, 12noon. Booking is essential and free tickets can be reserved via Eventbrite each week. The 11am service is also available live on our Facebook page  ‘Ararat Baptist Church & Centre for the Community’

We are also meeting on zoom on Sunday evenings at 6pm. Please contact us if you would like to join us.


Christmas 2020

13th December 11am – Children’s Nativity – God is with Us – Everywhere

Tickets available from Eventbrite from 8th December.  Booking essential!

21st-23rd December 7pm – Stories from the Stable (online)

Short online reflections about the first Christmas.

Christmas Eve 6pm – Carols by Candlelight 

An online version of our popular carol service available on our YouTube channel.

Christmas Day 10am & 10.30 am – Outdoor Christmas Celebration

Join us for a short 20 minute service which will include singing carols!

Booking required. Tickets available soon!

Messy Church Sheep Trail

Over the weekend of the 12th and 13th of December a number of shops in Whitchurch Village will be displaying knitted sheep. Collect a sheet from Ararat to help you identify where these sheep will be then visit the shop and jot down the name of the sheep found there. Return your completed sheet for a chance to win a prize.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for further details.


Bubble up to Bethlehem BC (Before Covid)

Join the story that is superspreading to the ends of the earth.

Between the 21st and the 23rd of December Ararat Baptist Church will be transformed into the ancient near east of over 2000 years ago.

Join us with your ‘bubble’* for a journey that will engage your senses with smells and sights and sounds; as you experience the Christmas Story in a way that you never have before. Experience time will be approximately 45 minutes

Booking is essential. Tickets available from Eventbrite from 10th December.

*bubbles will be subject to the government guidelines at the time