Meet the team

Catalyst Church is actually you. The whole purpose of our staff + volunteer leaders is to equip
+ empower you to fulfill what God has asked you to do in your everyday life, right where you are.  

The staff + leadership here at Catalyst is comprised of men + women who love, care + pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our team, feel free to reach out + email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at

  • Carl Mutzelburg  Lead Pastor

    As Lead Pastor, Carl provides oversight + leadership to the vision of Catalyst

    His sense of humour, passion for God + excellent communication skills help him share the word of God in a relaxed + relevant way that people can connect with + be challenged.  Read more in Carl's blog here.

  • John Meadth  Associate Pastor

    John has been pastoring in Australia + overseas since 1986.  His desire is to see people connect into the community of Catalyst + grow in their commitment to Christ so they can be active disciples of Jesus wherever God places them.

  • anton scott youth PASTOR

    Anton's energy + passion to see young people grow in their walk with God is infectious. He leads a great team of leaders that input into the lives of high school aged young people.

  • jess mutzelburg connect team leader

    With a passion to see people making a difference in our community, Jess encourages + helps people connect with God through the outworking of Catalyst in the Ipswich community.

  • betsy jones Generations pastor

    Betsy's heart is to encourage and equip families to thrive with Jesus at the centre.


    Kat has a passion to see the kids of Catalyst develop a lifelong relationship with Jesus and to disciple them to be culture shapers and leaders in the vision of our church.

  • nicole petersen young adult leaders

    For young adults from grade 12-30yrs, Nicole leads a great group as they establish themselves in careers, develop life long relationships + grow deeper in their walk with God.

  • Duncan Brown men's leader

    Duncan has a great desire to see the men of Catalyst grow in their relationship with God + with each other.


    The vision for the women's ministry at Catalyst Church is that through fellowship, teaching, and pastoral care we can inspire, encourage and empower women in our community and beyond to become the child of God they are intended to be.

  • Angela Coto CAP debt Centre manager

    Angela has a passion to see people released from debt + leads our team in the Brassall Debt Centre. She also oversees the day to day running of Catalyst Church from Grounds and maintenance, Venue Hire to the Church administration.  Her desire is to see Catalyst as a place where community doesn’t just happen on Sunday but every day of the week.

Eldership Board

  • Carl Mutzelburg


  • Michael List

    Vice-President & Chairman

  • Darren Bennett


  • Duncan Brown

    Board Member

  • TRacy donald

    Board Member

  • Ron Surtees

    Board Member

  • Angela Coto

    Secretary [Non-member]