Facilities available at Darfield Baptist Church

The Darfield Baptist Church building main auditorium, foyer, break-out rooms, library and kitchen are flexible and versatile spaces. We accept bookings for special occasions such as club events, group gatherings, weddings and funerals. We also accept ongoing bookings for regular users such as community programmes and club meetings. 

The calendars below for each room will show you which facilities are available for your chosen dates. For more information on what is available, to discuss your space requirements or to request a booking, please call 03 318 7360 or email treasurer@darfieldbaptist.org.nz

We do not charge venue hire fees for the use of the building, but we usually ask for a donation of a specific amount to help cover the costs of running the building. These are typically in the range of $20–$50, depending on the number of people and expected facility impact of the event. Please contact us with the details of your event and the nature of your organisation (if applicable) and we will recommend a donation amount for you.

Church auditorium

The Darfield Baptist Church is the home of an active worshiping community, but it is also available for Weddings, Funerals, Conferences and Concerts. This space can accommodate up to 150 people in flexible seating configurations.

To enquire about the availability of the church auditorium, and the suitability of your event for this building, please contact us.


The Foyer can accommodate up to 50 people for a formal event, and more for something more casual. It is the perfect space for conferences and meetings, as well as all sorts of celebrations.

If required, use of the attached kitchen facilitates enables convenient and functional catering delivery.

Break-out Rooms

This medium-sized space is comprised of a central room with a smaller side room. The central room will accommodate up to 30 people, while the side room can accommodate up to 10 people, depending on configuration. These facilities and are ideal for more intimate gatherings, and small groups.


Come by to explore our collection of Bible study materials, Christian fiction and non-fiction, movies, devotionals, ministry resources and lots more. All available for loan to help encourage Christian growth. Located off the main breakout space, the room can accommodate up to 10 people for more intimate gatherings, prayerful reflection and small groups.


The recently updated kitchen facility includes commercial grade ovens, cooking surfaces, refrigeration and dishwashing equipment.

Glassware, cutlery and crockery is available to cater for up to 50 people