MILTON OLIVER – SENIOR PASTOR

Ps. Milton Oliver has been in full time ministry since 1987. He is an ordained Churches of Christ minister with a Diploma in Ministry, a Bachelor of Theology Degree and Master of Theology Degree.

Milton is married to Anne and together they have three adult sons (all who serve in ministry in some capacity). They are also a very proud grandparents of six.

Milton is also the Senior Pastor of ReChurch (as well as Wallan Gateway Church),  Chair of Churches of Christ in Vic-Tas and he serves as a Victoria Police chaplain.

He enjoys four wheel driving, photography and dinner parties. He is passionate for Christ and his church becoming powerful in mission.

 

TONY McKINLAY – ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Tony has been a member of Wallan Gateway Church since near the beginning and joined our team as Associate Pastor in May 2017.  Tony is a very gifted pastoral leader.

He heads up our pastoral ministries and small group networks from Wallan to Roxburgh Park.

He also oversees our Foodbank that reaches almost 300 families in our community.

Tony is completing a Master of Divinity degree at Stirling College and is preparing for ordination soon after. He is married to Regi (our Kidzchurch co-ordintor) and has two sons.

 

 

FAITH BATTISTELLA – YOUTH PASTOR

Faith has been on our team since February 2017. She is a gifted leader and heads up our youth work across the region. Faith is an ordained minister, having completed her Bachelor of Ministry studies in 2019. She has been ministering both here and also back in Ballarat from her teen years.

Faith is a great networker and has a lot of “street cred” amongst young people and many secondary schools in the northwest of Melbourne. She is also the Youth Alive Coordinator for our area.