The Mark Drama comes to Bay of Plenty & Waikato!

We warmly invite Bay of Plenty/Waikato locals to come and see ‘The Mark Drama’ in late July/early August, brought to you by TSCF Tauranga in partnership with local churches. The Mark Drama is a fast-paced performance of the revolutionary life of Jesus – as written by Mark in his first-century account and acted by Tauranga students and young adults. You’ll be drawn into a riveting plot line and thrown the challenge of working out what you make of this Jesus.

This was just some of the feedback from The Mark Drama in 2019:

“So good. Action-packed. Great, great acting.”
“Awesome – fun but powerful. Very touching.”

So, we are bringing it to Tauranga again and debuting it in the Waikato this year! There are six performances (3 in each region):



Saturday 31st July, 7pm – Otumoetai Baptist Church, 241 Otumoetai Road

Sunday 1st August, 7pm – St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church, 130 Spring Street, Tauranga CBD

Monday 2nd August, 6:15pm – University of Waikato, Durham Street, Tauranga CBD – Te Manawaroa, Room 1.07

Refreshments provided after the 90-minute performances in Tauranga.



Saturday 7th August, 7pm – Hillcrest Baptist Church, Knighton Road, Hillcrest

Sunday 8th August, 7pm – Raleigh Street Christian Centre, Cambridge

Monday 9th August, 7:30pm – University of Waikato – Performing Arts Centre Playhouse Theatre

Refreshments provided after the 90-minute performances on 7th & 8th August; self-pay bar open before and after UoW performance on 9th August.


This is a FREE event, suitable for ages 8 to 108!

For more info, contact Dave Hodgkinson at, or head to and

The Crossing

…is an online initiative bringing together tertiary students from across NZ, and helping to grow their awareness of Global Reach opportunities in their backyard and abroad. By participating, you’ll gain an understanding of mission theology and the skills needed for effective cross-cultural engagement. You’ll look for opportunities to practically implement your learning by forming gospel-centred relationships on your campus with students from different cultural and religious backgrounds. Leaders of key NZ mission agencies will offer input and training, sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience with you. You’ll learn to see opportunities and consider possibilities for future cross-cultural work in Aotearoa and around the world.

What does this look like?
  • 7 evening sessions online with training and group encouragement (between March & October 2021)
  • 6 mini challenges to help create missional opportunities while growing friendships with students from another cultural background
  • Be an advocate for Global Reach in your TSCF community
  • 1:1 encouragement and reflection with a TSCF staff member
  • Certificate of participation for completion of the year programme

If you’re interested in hearing more, speak to your regional team leader for more information, or get in touch with Global Reach Coordinator Kim Shaw at

Summit 2021:

TSCF’s annual national student conference!

We had a great time at Summit 2021 at El Rancho! For videos of the main sessions head to our Summit events page: