Howrah, Tasmania


Fridays, 4:30-6pm, during school term


All welcome


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Welcome to Good News Christian Church!

Join us at our weekly Sunday morning church services at 9:30am
You’ll find us on the corner of Clarence and Berega Sts, Howrah
We are a Christian Reformed Church on the Eastern Shore of the city of Hobart, in Tasmania, Australia. 
Visitors are always welcome at our services. We also have a variety of programs running throughout the year, including a Youth Night, Bible studies, a Christmas nativity play, holiday kids clubs, and a regular play group (“mainly music”).
Any questions? Please get in touch with the pastor
61 Allumba Street,
Howrah TAS 7018
Pastor Bernard Cane
0429 636 944

What we believe

As a church it is our aim to give Glory to God, through His eternal Son the Lord Jesus Christ, by the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. Our message is the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Christ alone saves people from sin and death. By the grace of God, we put our faith in Him alone. We regard the Bible to be the inspired Word of God. We seek to be holistic in our Sunday worship, by giving glory and praise to God in our singing, our prayers of thanks and intercession, in our offering, in fellowship with one another and through the encouragement we receive from the preaching, which is based on the Bible.

We serve God with gladness and joy in hearts as we rejoice in the One who has set us on an eternal journey to be with Him.


Youth Night

From grade 3, up to grade 12.
(during school terms)

mainly music

$3 per family
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We’re a part of the Christian Reformed Churches of Australia–a collection of about 60 churches around the country.
In the Tasmanian scene, we’re also involved in the Vision 100 Network. And we share a particularly close friendship with the Presbyterian churches around Hobart.


Bernard Cane grew up in Tassie, studied in Sydney (Moore Theological College), has four young kids and is married to Katie. He loves swimming, coffee… and talking about the good news of Jesus.


Our elders are Alex Wanders, John van der Niet, Pieter Tuit, and Gary Peterson.

A typical church services includes…

a warm welcome, a variety of readings from the Bible, prayers, and a sermon, grounded in God’s word. Our Sunday School offers age-appropriate learning for primary-aged children during the service. We all share some morning tea afterwards.
Starts 9:30am, corner of Clarence and Berega Streets, Howrah.
Find our church at 238 Clarence St. (corner of Clarence and Berega Streets), Howrah.

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Oct 23, 2016
1 Corinthians 4 – Fools for Christ
Scriptures: Proverbs 30:1-14; 1 Corinthians 4.
  • Oct 23, 20161 Corinthians 4 – Fools for Christ
    Oct 23, 2016
    1 Corinthians 4 – Fools for Christ
    Scriptures: Proverbs 30:1-14; 1 Corinthians 4.
  • Oct 16, 20161 Corinthians 3 – Spiritual Maturity
    Oct 16, 2016
    1 Corinthians 3 – Spiritual Maturity
    Scriptures: Joshua 1:1-7; 1 Corinthians 3
  • Oct 9, 20161 Corinthians 2:6-16 – Spiritual wisdom
    Oct 9, 2016
    1 Corinthians 2:6-16 – Spiritual wisdom
    Scriptures: Isaiah 64:1-7; 1 Corinthians 2:6-16.
  • Oct 2, 20161 Corinthians 1:18-2:5 – The message of the cross
    Oct 2, 2016
    1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5 – The message of the cross
    Scriptures: Jeremiah 9:12-24; 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5.
  • Sep 25, 20161 Corinthians 1:1-17 – All we need
    Sep 25, 2016
    1 Corinthians 1:1-17 – All we need
    Scriptures: Malachi 1:1-13; 1 Corinthians 1:1-17.
  • Sep 18, 2016Malachi 3:13-4:6 – The sun of righteousness
    Sep 18, 2016
    Malachi 3:13-4:6 – The sun of righteousness
    Series: Malachi
    Scriptures: Malachi 3:13-4:6; Matthew 16:21-17:13
  • Sep 11, 2016Malachi 2:17-3:12 – Confronting God
    Sep 11, 2016
    Malachi 2:17-3:12 – Confronting God
    Series: Malachi
    Scriptures: Malachi 2:17-3:12; 2 Peter 3.
  • Sep 2, 2016Seminar: “Developing a Culture of Evangelism” (Challenge City Conference, Hobart, September 2016)
    Sep 2, 2016
    Seminar: “Developing a Culture of Evangelism” (Challenge City Conference, Hobart, September 2016)
    This seminar was recorded at the Vision 100 "Challenge City" conference, in September 2016.
  • Aug 7, 2016Malachi 1:6-2:9 – A Perfect Priesthood?
    Aug 7, 2016
    Malachi 1:6-2:9 – A Perfect Priesthood?
    Series: Malachi
    Scriptures: Malachi 1:6-2:9; 1 Peter 2:4-12.
  • Jul 31, 2016Malachi 1:1-5 – The Lord’s love lasts
    Jul 31, 2016
    Malachi 1:1-5 – The Lord’s love lasts
    Series: Malachi
    Scriptures: Malachi 1; Romans 9:1-24