NewHope Baptist Church has suspended all public gatherings and we encourage all groups to follow the health department’s advice regarding transmission avoidance and social distancing.

Middle Ground Cafe is providing take away service only.

The NewHope Community Centre is operating as a Response Centre and providing needed services to the vulnerable. Most of our staff are working from home but we are available to support you. If you need help, please contact us.

We are developing our online platform as a resource for this challenging season. Our next Online Worship experience will be Sunday 29 March – live at 10:00am and available on-demand from 10:45am on our website.

Updated: 23/03/2020 at 5:45pm

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Response Centre at 3 Springfield Road

While all non-essential on-site gatherings of NewHope Baptist Church have been suspended, we are still providing support services to the vulnerable in our community. The services of NewHope Community Care which include food security and mental health support are still...

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Change to Community Centre and Café opening hours

From Monday 23rd March, the café will be operating on reduced business hours from 10am til 2pm. The community centre in Blackburn North will also be closed off to the public except for the Café area during these times - the Main and Dale Court entrances will be...

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Response Centre at 3 Springfield Road

While all non-essential on-site gatherings of NewHope Baptist Church have been suspended, we are still providing support services to the vulnerable in our community. The services of NewHope Community Care which include food security and mental health support are still...

Change to Community Centre and Café opening hours

From Monday 23rd March, the café will be operating on reduced business hours from 10am til 2pm. The community centre in Blackburn North will also be closed off to the public except for the Café area during these times - the Main and Dale Court entrances will be...

NewHope Worship RECONFIGURED

We will not gather in large numbers to worship this Sunday. For the coming weeks the NewHope worship experience will be different – small gatherings, a wide variety of venues, recorded content and live chat facilities for support and prayer. We will be dependent on...

Shift Youth Update

With the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the new recommendations from the Health Department and Australian Government, we have been rethinking the way Shift Youth will run. The team is currently dreaming and planning for what Term 2 will look like as we take a...

Awe & Wonder Postponed

The Awe & Wonder (Women’s Ministry) – She will Flourish Part 2: Living from the Overflow event on Tuesday the 24th of March has been postponed until further notice.

Call to prayer

Following other parts of the world we extend an invitation to our community to pray at 12:00 noon daily. Set a reminder, quiet yourself and call out to God. Pray with those near you.

Allan’s address to NewHope regarding COVID-19

Summary: We're responding to the government's advice to suspend all gatherings of over 500 We've increased our hygiene in the church building Our focus is on the vulnerable Our main worship gatherings (Blackburn 9 &11am and 5:30pm) will...

COVID-19 Update (March 14)

We are continuing with normal operations this weekend having escalated precautionary hygiene and risk mitigation measures consistent with the Department of Health and Human Services advice. From Monday (16 March) our larger gatherings will be suspended as we respond...

COVID-19 Update (March 13)

Update (4pm, 13th March): We are continuing with normal operations this weekend having escalated precautionary hygiene and risk mitigation measures consistent with the Department of Health and Human Services advice. From Monday (16 March) our larger gatherings will be...