Offering Hope – Sharing Jesus

Lighthouse welcome

Lighthouse Baptist Church meets at 9:30am on Sunday mornings at 19 Government Rd, Nelson Bay

We want to warmly welcome you. At Lighthouse Baptist church we are about "Offering Hope by Sharing Jesus".

We are passionate about loving God and sharing the joy that Jesus brings.  We are a bible believing, family orientated and contemporary church community. 

We are committed to

  • declaring Jesus Christ as Lord,
  • sharing the good news that Jesus has come to save
  • practically showing the love of Jesus to all.

We are part of the wider denomination of Baptist churches which operate nationally and internationally, as a committed member of the Baptist Association of NSW & ACT.

Our message is streamed each week online from about 9.45am.

Click the You Tube icon to access Live Stream and to access past services from our You Tube channel

Meet our Pastor

Pastor Barry Morris commenced as Interim Pastor early in 2023, whilst the church is beginning the process of seeking a full-time Pastor.

Barry has been in ministry for over 40 years.  He is married to Joy and they have two daughters.  Barry & Joy spent 21 years as missionaries in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea, and as a Pastor in the Newcastle, Sydney and Central Coast regions

During his time with us, Barry is focussing on preaching and pastoral care.

A Leadership Team of 7, together with our Pastor, is managing the church during this interim period.  The Leadership team and congregation is blessed to have Barry and Joy with us.

Barry and Joy Morris

Preaching in April

7th April  -  Daylight Savings end today

              “God’s mighty revelation”  Psalm 19  Barry Morris - Communion Service

14th April            “God is our mighty fortress”  Psalm 46 Barry Morris

21 April               “When Jesus opens your eyes”  John 9:1-41     Allan Johnstone

28 April               “Walking in the way of love”  Ephesians 4:31-5:2              Barry Morris

What’s On in April?

Revival prayer meeting

Before church each Sunday from 9 am in the Prayer Room. 

Church prayer meeting

2nd Sunday of every month.......this time on 14th April, after the service.

The Mission Prayer meeting that was held on the second Monday of the month will now be included during this prayer time on the second Sunday of each month.


Harbourside Haven singing

We will meet at the Nursing Home, Shoal Bay on Thursday 11th April for a 10.30am start.

Anyone who enjoys singing hymns and/or mingling and supporting the residents is welcome to join us

Sunday kids

A program for Primary age children is held each week during the sermon time.

We will be in recess for Sundays 14th & 21st April. On these two Sundays there are activity sheets available near the sound desk for use during the sermon.

Enrich women - 6 April

Saturday morning walk/coffee, meeting at Magnolia cafe at the marina at 8.30 for a walk, or 9 am for coffee. 

Renew conference, Metford - 25 May

The speaker this year is Dani Treweek, who has just released a book based on her PhD research called ‘The meaning of singleness’.  She will be unpacking the Bible’s teaching on God’s intention for all our relationships.

Men’s ministry dinner

Tuesday 9 April 6 pm, at the church, $10 per head.

Discussion topic: God’s protection in life-threatening situations.

RSVP by 2 April to Shane or John