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New Vision United Church is an inclusive, diverse community of Christian faith that encourages the gifts and graces of all people. We are committed to pursuing our ministry through loving God and actively sharing with our neighbours.

The YouTube Live Stream link will be available here for New Vision’s Celebration of Life and Witness to the Resurrection for Bob Marentette on Saturday May 15 at 11 am. Check back on Saturday morning.

Gifts toward the Music Hall at New Vision project in celebration of Bob’s life can be made using the “Donate Now” tab above, identifying your gift to be in memory of Bob and for the Music Hall project.

New Vision’s Bob Marentette and Helen Bradley on the New Vision

New Vision United Church and The United Property Resource Corporation are working with Ward 3 Councillor Nrinder Nann to continue community consultation on New Vision’s campus at 85 Holton Ave. S. and come back to the City of Hamilton Planning Committee.

Broadview Magazine’s web editor Emma Prestwich published “Inside the Tug of War over St. Giles” under her own handle on April 23, 2021. She writes that Dixon Challoner, chair of New Vision’s Church Council,

“says the congregation would love to see the church preserved if the plan wouldn’t compromise the affordability of planned housing and would be appropriate for the neighbourhood.

‘It’s not as if anyone at New Vision has any sort of antipathy towards the current building, the St. Giles building, it’s not like we want to take it down,’ he says. ‘Obviously, we would be thrilled.'”

Two New Vision Threshold Partners, Jennifer Hompath and Miriam Spires, share thoughts behind New Vision’s redevelopment plans for our Holton Ave. S. campus in this opinion piece published by the Hamilton Spectator on Saturday, April 17 2021.


The Hamilton Spectator addressed New Vision’s challenges with our Holton Ave campus in an editorial on Saturday April 10 2021


COVID-19 Notice July 27, 2020

New Vision United Church has moved all worship gatherings on-line,
pending further notice.

Updates on New Vision United Church’s responses to COVID-19 will be posted here.

Virtual New Vision Worship
on Sundays at 10:30 am
may be accessed on Zoom here

New Vision has cancelled office,
and public building hours
pending further notice.

Rev. Sloan is available at revian@newvisionunited.org.

Wesley Day Centre is open and providing meals during the usual hours.

Practice Social Distancing to care for each other.

Our Sunday Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. at 24 Main St. W.

New Vision is discovering what God is doing in Hamilton’s urban core and participating. We believe that justice for persons experiencing marginalization is fundamental to the creation of an inclusive beloved community. Out worship is experiential, participation, image rich and collective. Our ministry is intercultural and affirming.

New Vision United Church began in 2014.

New Vision Statement of Inclusion:

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We affirm the inclusion of people of every ability, income level, age, race, family type, gender identity and sexual orientation in the ministry, leadership and life of this congregation. We celebrate the gifts and graces of all.

A New Vision Church…

  • a multi-generational congregation feeding the spiritual needs of the people
  • a church responsible in stewardship, spending energy and dollars on ministry instead of buildings
  • honouring and growing from congregational identities and usable history
  • committed to offering social justice and outreach ministry seven days a week…creating a tipping point for an inclusive and affirming ministry