New Peninsula Baptist Church is a vibrant and diverse church. We are a community united by our love for God, His Word and the work He is doing through His people here on the Peninsula and around the world.


Prayer and practical biblical preaching underwrite our church life, as does our desire to meet real needs among the poor and marginalized in our local community.



We have a heart for helping others through our Pastoral Care ministry and our Community Caring arm which supports those in need in the broader community. We also have number of dynamic mission partnerships around the world including Newman Outback NW Australia,  Burma and Uganda.


We have over 60 Life Groups who meet regularly, growing closer and deeper with God together. They are groups of various sizes catering for a broad range of age groups and locations.





After over 50 years operating as autonomous churches on the Mornington Peninsula, Mornington Baptist Church and Southern Peninsula Baptist Church came together in 2006 as one church over two campuses, and New Peninsula Church was born.


With a shared sense of mission, vision and values, this partnership has been yet another example of God’s goodness and grace as He continues to build His church to impact the Peninsula and beyond.

At New Peninsula we distil our focus into four key elements: IN, OUT, UP and DEEP


‘IN’ ministries encompass what we might call community, welcoming, and pastoral care.


‘OUT’ ministries have a focus on expressing Jesus’ love and the new life he offers to those currently ‘outside’ the faith community.


UP ministries invite us to lift our eyes towards heaven in worship and prayer, and to meditate upon God’s word.


DEEP ministries challenge us to grow deeper, to walk more in step with the Spirit. Depth may come from sharing in life groups, serving in ministry, using one’s gifts, or further study.

  • Mount Martha 0930
  • Rosebud 0930
  • Real Food Mount Martha 1700

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Rosebud is a local church with a small extended family atmoshphere.


Around 100 people of various ages attend each Sunday

and our friendly, contemporary service is followed by a cuppa and a chat in the

Activity Centre next door straight after the service.


Sundays 9.30am

Cnr Boneo Rd & The Drive, Rosebud


Our Kids Church program for Prep to Year 7 kids runs during the service.

This program is designed to be a fun interactive time for kids to make

friends & discover God in creative ways.

(Activity packs are available during the school holidays)


For further details on the Kids Church program you can contact Pandora Downs

during office hours (Tuesday – Thursday 9:30am – 12:45pm)

on 5982 0889 or email 

Our Staff

Senior Pastor

Rev. David Rietveld

Children’s & Families Ministries

Joss Irvin

Real Food & Youth Coordinator

Julia Fulton

Children's Ministry - Rosebud

Pandora Downs

General Manager of NPCCI

Andrew Taylor

Associate Pastor

Glenda Holbrook

Families Ministries Coordinator

Chris Woods

Associate Pastor (from 2018)

David Underhill

Venue Hire & Events Manager

Freda Bowie-Horoway

Administration Manager

Vivienne Holbrook

Worship Ministries Pastor

Ian Smith

Pastoral Care Coordinator

Michelle Cole

Finance Manager

Byron Groves

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