About newHope

Here you'll find out all the finer details of newHope Church - our story, what we believe, REPLY and our pastor.


We're a church that started in 2009 with a vision to create groups and gatherings where people could explore faith, experience community, encounter Jesus and begin to express His love to the world. Find out more about our mission, vision and values.


newHope is a Christ-centred, Bible-believing church. We are affiliated with the Baptist Association of NSW and ACT. A summary of our core beliefs and other distinctives as a Baptist Church can be found on the Baptist Association of NSW and ACT website.


REPLY gives our church family a simple framework for what we believe it means to be committed followers of Jesus who express His love to the world around us. Click below for an outline of the 5 regular practices that form our REPLY.


David O'Connor (Doc) has been newHope's pastor since September 2017. He is married to Amity and they have 4 sons - Declan, Mackenzie, Asher and Jasper. His passion is seeing people find and fulfil their God-given purpose and potential in life.