ACMN Committee Members

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Anne Klose

Anne began her working life as a counselling psychologist and was privileged to spend 15 years listening to people (from both within and beyond the church community) grappling with the challenges of life.  It was from this background that she started working as a Formation Director with students preparing for ministry. This experience inspired her to undertake her own studies, culminating in a PhD in practical theology. Anne now mentors through Jacob’s Well Ministries and teaches at Malyon College. She also serves on the Board of Qld Baptists. Anne and husband Peter have two terrific sons, two wonderful daughters-in-law and a growing number of grandchildren. They fellowship at Gateway Baptist Church.

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Janet Woodlock

Janet Woodlock works as Federal Coordinator for Churches of Christ in Australia, and is a staff member of NOVO Coaching. She is a qualified teacher and life coach who is passionate about Christian mentoring.

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Rick Lewis

Dr Rick Lewis is primarily a practitioner of mentoring, serving around 70 senior Christian leaders in Australia, the UK, Europe and South-east Asia. Rick is the convenor of the ACMN leadership committee, founder of Anamcara Consulting in Australia, Director of Mentoring for ForMission in the UK and a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, having conducted action research into mentoring processes for pastors. His first book, Mentoring Matters, published in 2009, deals especially with formal, structured mentoring for Christian leaders.

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Sally Jones

Sally has been formally mentoring since 2007. Her background includes a Diploma of Bible and Missions (Moore Theological College Sydney) in 1994, 8 years in ministry with International Teams Australia from 2005-2013 which included 5 years in full-time mission with the Sydney Refugee Team, co-leading the team from 2011.  She trained with John Mark Ministries in Mentor Equipping and has been facilitating the Mentor Equipping Foundational Level course in conjunction with Aedifica and The John Mark Extension since 2011.  She is studying Spiritual Direction and has been involved in Spiritual Formation direction to a number of theological students.  She attends Rouse Hill Community Baptist Church, has 3 children and works part-time as a Personal Trainer.

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Tim Dyer

Tim Dyer is a trainer of church consultants, mentors and leaders.  He is linked to the Australian John Mark Ministries network which focuses on care, development and support for clergy and the health of congregations. Tim is a regular speaker at Pastors’ and Clergy Conferences in areas of leadership, church systems, professional ethics, mentoring, conflict management and the impact of clergy sexual abuse. He contributes to in-service training programs for clergy and leaders across several denominations and states. Besides mentoring pastors and leaders himself, Tim trains Christian leaders in the skills required to equip others to become leaders through intentional one to one mentoring. Tim has an interest in healthy congregational and parish life and consults with churches and denominations on processes which create and support parish health. 

  • 6th May, 2016