NewHope Baptist Church - After 2018 Renovations
NewHope Baptist Church - After 2018 Renovations 28-08-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
NewHope Baptist Church 14-05-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

NewHope Baptist Church

Blackburn North, VIC 3130

Church Information

Church Name: NewHope Baptist Church
Church Previous Name: Blackburn North Baptist Church/Middleborough Road Baptist Church
Denomination: Baptist
Street Address: 3 Springfield Rd, Blackburn North VIC 3130, Australia
Suburb: Blackburn North
State: VIC
Postcode: 3130
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque following extension and renovations completed in 2006 records: NewHope Baptist Church - Auditorium and Community Centre - opened by - Phillip Barresi MHR - Member for Deaken - and - Graham Francis - President Baptist Union of Victoria - and - Jean Barnden and Mollie Carne - Foundation Members - 27 May 2006 - "Fruit that will last."

Plaques from earlier buildings record:

  • To the Glory of God - This Christian Education Centre - was opened by - The President of The Baptist Union - of Victoria - Mr J C Thompson - on 4th November 1961 - Minister: Rev C Norman Wright.
  • This Worship Centre - was dedicated to - the Glory of God - by - Rev L A Cupit - on 31st May 1981.
Date Opened: 21-10-1951
Date Closed: unknown


The NewHope Baptist Church, Blackburn North. The first Baptist church in Blackburn North was opened as the Middleborough Road Baptist Church, diagonally opposite the current church site. After the move to the current site the name was changed to the Blackburn North Baptist Church, and subsequently changed to the NewHope Baptist Church.

Recent extension and renovations were completed in August 2018 and officially opened on 24/11/2018

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 20/11/2018.

Last Updated: Tuesday 28th January, 2020