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.

  • LARRY COMMINS Pastoral care PASTOR

    Larry's love for people + desire to see people connected in community make his role in pastoral care a natural fit. Larry leads a team of connect group leaders and pastoral care team to disciple, create community and minister to the needs of those in our church community.

  • 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 adults leader

    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.

  • Angela Coto Executive officer / CAP debt Centre manager

    Angela 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 beehive of activity and a place where community doesn't just happen on Sunday but every day of the week. Angela also has a passion to see people released from debt + leads our team in the Brassall Debt Centre.

  • THomas Anderson Online

    Tom oversees Catalyst's online ministries, including the online church plant, Haven. Tom has a young family, enjoys distance running and has a YouTube channel about climbing random things. Tom has a heart to connect and disciple people who might not be able to connect with church in-person.

Eldership Board

  • Carl Mutzelburg


  • Michael List

    Vice-President & Chairman

  • Darren Bennett

    board member

  • David Sanni

    Board Member

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  • Duncan Brown

    Board Member

  • Ron Surtees

    Board Member

  • Angela Coto

    Secretary [Non-member]