Our Team + OUR FOCUS

Bayview has an experienced, qualified and dedicated Ministry Team. In addition to their involvement in church life, our key staff and team come from a range of backgrounds including: education, health care, local government, the not-for-profit and business sector. Our Ministry Team is supported and accountable to our Leadership Community.   

  • Steve & Louise Sutton + Senior Pastors

    Steve: When I'm not doing the church thing I enjoy cooking, listening to music and podcasts, reading and following English Premier League soccer. Louise: In addition to my role at Bayview, I also run my own bookkeeping business. Any spare time is spent reading historical novels and eating Steve's cooking!


  • ClInt Bevis + Young Adults, Life Groups

    My better half is my wife Katrina and we have three amazing children. In our spare time you will find us out in God’s creation, camping, hiking and surfing….yew. As far as work goes, I am a Myotherapist and I’m also studying a Bachelor of Theology which has allowed me to begin my intern-ship here at Bayview which I’m stoked about

  • Cassie Salmon + Kids Church

    I am passionate about children and families being valued and loved as members of the kingdom of God, and I am so excited and grateful for this new role. I currently work as a pharmacist in the community and live with my husband, Mitch. I love reading, music, and cheering on the mighty Saints in the footy! 

  • Nate Sutton + Youth, Creative Arts

    I am married to Lorna have two daughters and a son as well as a boxer dog called Benji.
    I am a qualified Youth Worker and work with local young people on the Mornington Peninsula. When I'm not working I enjoy producing music and playing golf. 

  • Pam Moorhouse + Pastoral Care

    As part of the Care Team, I value a community that knows each other, cares, supports, and encourages along the way. I love ‘where we live’, going for long walks, the beach, good conversations, great podcasts, and doing life with Ian and our family. 

  • Kate Rutherford + Church Administrator

    Kate is our administrator and also oversees our MusicTime program on Tuesdays!

  • Ted & Marge Keating + Pastors Emeritus

    Ted & Marge came out of retirement to bring together two congregations in decline to form Bayview Church. In recognition of their tireless service and founding role, Bayview formally acknowledged them as Pastors Emeritus on their second retirement on January 29, 2017. Read our Church Council's letter to the congregation outlining their honorary title of Pastors Emeritus.    

BELONG. BLESS. BECOME.

Making Friends + Making a Difference + Making Disciples

 

BELONG // Making Friends (building community)

Bayview is a church where everyone is welcome. We are a place of belonging for people to call home.

 

BLESS // Making a Difference (reaching out)

Bayview is a church that serves others. We want to make a difference in our local community and beyond.

 

BECOME // Making Disciples (developing people)

Bayview is a church where lives are transformed. We help people become the best 'me' they can possibly be.

Bayview Care is the community engagement of arm of Bayview Church. Bayview Care provides a range of support services to families and young people based on the southern Mornington Peninsula. Our mission is to assist individuals and families develop the skills and gain the support they need to create successful futures. Our programs currently include: 

  • Bounce Back // an affordable housing program for families at risk of domestic violence or homelessness
  • COACH // a community mentoring program for individuals, families and young people
  • Rosebud Early Learning // a 92 place child care centre
  • MusicTime // a music program for infants and pre-school aged children and their families
  • Breakfast Club // providing free breakfasts to students at Rosebud Secondary College
  • Community Training // relationship, parenting, budgeting and life-skill seminars and workshops
  • The Tribe // a safe space for young people from the local to hang out  
  • Food Relief // meals for people in need and resourcing other food cooperatives on the southern Peninsula  
  • Fitness Class // a weekly exercise program

Our programs are accessible to all members of the community regardless of their race, gender, cultural, religious background or sexual orientation.

AFFILIATION + 

WHO WE CONNECT WITH

Bayview is affiliated with Churches of Christ Vic/Tas (CCVT). Churches of Christ seeks to be a Christian movement, which transforms culture with the message of Jesus Christ. Bayview affirms the values and beliefs of Churches of Christ. You can find out more about CCVT's mission and values here.