History of Ranui Baptist Church
1966 – 2020
Ranui Baptist Fellowship
Seven families came from Henderson Baptist to plant a work in Ranui.
- John and Elsie Ball
- Don and Melita Roke
- Graham and Joan Carter
- Norman and Goldia Parker
- Ernie and Connie Andrews
- Doug and Joy Hall
- Graeme and Mary Cremer
Their initial vision was to reach children for Jesus. There are now thousands of people all over New Zealand and aboard, loving Jesus and building the kingdom because of this church.
Student-Pastor Ian S. Macdonald
70 Children Enroll!
Our 1964 year started with seventy children present and eleven of the teaching staff. For the 1965 year commencement we had sixty children attending and twelve of the teaching staff.
Ranui Baptist Church Established
Officially Established as a Church
34 New Members
34 foundational members were received into membership of the Ranui Baptist Church by Dr S.L. Edgar, then chairman of the church extension committee, and tutor at our theological college.