IN 2017

All welcome
Sundays, 9:30am


Howrah, Tasmania


Fridays, 4:30-6pm, during school term


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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 Streets, 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
Pastor Bernard Cane
0429 636 944

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.

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

(a play group for our community)
$3 per family


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 VanDerNiet, Pieter Tuit, and Gary Peterson.

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Apr 16, 2017
John 20:10-18 – Easter Sunday (Easter 2017)
Series: Easter 2017
Scriptures: John 20.
  • Apr 16, 2017John 20:10-18 – Easter Sunday (Easter 2017)
    Apr 16, 2017
    John 20:10-18 – Easter Sunday (Easter 2017)
    Series: Easter 2017
    Scriptures: John 20.
  • Apr 14, 2017John 18:28-40 – Good Friday (Easter 2017)
    Apr 14, 2017
    John 18:28-40 – Good Friday (Easter 2017)
    Series: Easter 2017
    Scriptures: John 18-19.
  • Apr 9, 2017John 18:1-27 – Palm Sunday (Easter 2017)
    Apr 9, 2017
    John 18:1-27 – Palm Sunday (Easter 2017)
    Series: Easter 2017
    Scriptures: Isaiah 45:18-25; John 18:1-27.
  • Apr 2, 2017John 17 (Part 3/3) – Glory in Unity
    Apr 2, 2017
    John 17 (Part 3/3) – Glory in Unity
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Exodus 29:38-46; John 17:20-26.
  • Mar 26, 2017John 17 (Part 2/3) – The Difference in Life
    Mar 26, 2017
    John 17 (Part 2/3) – The Difference in Life
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Psalm 41; John 17:6-19.
  • Mar 19, 2017John 17 (Part 1/3) – Glory
    Mar 19, 2017
    John 17 (Part 1/3) – Glory
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Exodus 33:12-23; John 17:1-5.
  • Mar 5, 2017John 16 – I have overcome the world
    Mar 5, 2017
    John 16 – I have overcome the world
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Isaiah 26:12-21; John 16.
  • Feb 26, 2017John 15 – Life with Jesus
    Feb 26, 2017
    John 15 – Life with Jesus
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Isaiah 5:1-7; John 15.
  • Feb 19, 2017John 14 – Peace at home with the Lord
    Feb 19, 2017
    John 14 – Peace at home with the Lord
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Ezekiel 37:15-28; John 14
  • Feb 12, 2017John 13 – Love to the full
    Feb 12, 2017
    John 13 – Love to the full
    Series: John
    Scriptures: Psalm 41; John 13