The members of Mountview's Church Council
- Our Leaders/Elders - are:
Chair: David Rowe
Secretary: Geoffrey Willis
Treasurer: Peter Cox
Members: Heather Barnes, Darren Cram,
Rob Jackson, Lynne Rosenthal, and Denyse Ward (Exec member)
plus our Supply Minister: Rev. Tina Lyndon
The Mountview Church Council meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 8 PM.
The 'Executive Committee' of Church Council meets at 8pm on the Thursday preceding the Council meetings, to primarily determine the agenda and business items for each Church Council meeting.
The Executive may also act on time critical, urgent, or regulatory matters between council meetings.
The Executive is made up of the Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, an Executive Member drawn from the Church Council, plus the Minister.
For the period of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lynne Rosenthal has been added to the Executive, so as to include at least one Congregational office holder / representative in the new online decision processes
Centre 81 Management
The 'Centre 81 Management Committee' of Church Council oversees all the planning and daily operation of our outreach ministry drop-in centre. See the Centre 81 page for more details.
The 'Pastoral Partners Committee' of Church Council manages and delivers pastoral care to our members.
The Convenor is Heather Barnes.
See the Ministry Page for more details.
Property & Finance
The 'Property & Finance Committee' of Church Council meets on the 1st Thursday of each month, and oversees day-to-day issues pertaining to Mountview's finances and property management. The members are: Don Bain (Convenor), Peter Cox, Eddie Short (Property Booking Officer), and John Williams
Congregational Office Bearers
In addition to the Church Council, Mountview appoints Congregational Office Bearers to preside at our AGM and our Congregational Meeting, as well as one representative to the Presbytery of Yarra Yarra.
Chair: Tim Menger
Secretary: Lynne Rosenthal
Presbytery Representative: David Rowe