A Jesus-Following, Christian Community
in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia

Welcome to Jesus’ Church, being and bringing the Good News in creative ways

You are warmly invited to join us for worship, in person or online, from 10:30am on Sunday.

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40-60 friendly people of all ages and walks of life

Inspiring music to sing and connect with God through

Interesting speakers who will help you understand God through the Bible

Space for prayer and reflection, and to take action to address injustice

Fair-trade tea & coffee

We're all about Jesus - the God who is Love, and who gave up everything… so that we can love God, love others, and be made new from our own brokenness.

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Want to know more about Jesus? Got questions about God? Curious about the Bible or Christianity? Want to explore purpose and meaning in life? Are you looking for a Jesus-focused church in Hawthorn?

"Church" is just an ancient name for a group of people who are interested in connecting with Jesus and the answers He has for our questions, fears and desires about God, life and everything. We gather in His name, and are sent out to be part of the good He is bringing to the world.

Some of us are totally passionate followers, some are just checking him out. Some are encouraged to come along by their parents, kids, or partners. Most of us live in Hawthorn, Kew, Richmond and some further afield. We welcome everybody!

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Who are We?

Hawthorn West Baptist Church are people who live in Hawthorn (and Hawthorn East), Kew, Richmond, Canterbury, Ivanhoe and other nearby suburbs in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We gather regularly in our building, homes and cafes.

Because of Jesus' transforming life, restoring death, and death-destroying resurrection, we gather together to love and serve each other and our community – confident that the God who made the world, is madly in love with us all! Find out More

Baptist Union Victoria We are an Australian Baptist Church. Quite different to Southern Baptists!

Our Vision

“To be a community of people woven together by the transforming love of Jesus, compelled to pursue intimacy with God, as we celebrate each other’s joys, share each other’s struggles, welcome our neighbours, and desire justice and mercy for all.”

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