Staff

Tim Johnson

Senior Minister
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Tim is married to Anna and they have three young children. He has been Senior Minister at Diamond Creek since 2013. Before that he studied at Ridley Melbourne and served as a minister at St Hilary’s Kew. Tim is a member of the board of Ridley Melbourne. He trains preachers with Langham Partners in PNG and has also undertaken training for a number of dioceses and churches throughout Australia. Prior to ordination Tim completed a PhD in Psychology and taught at the University of Sydney. In his spare time Tim enjoys reading, running, and sport.

Carolyn Fairweather

Children & Families' Minister
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Carolyn and her husband Alan have lived in Diamond Creek for thirty six years and have attended St. John’s with their family for most of that time.  Carolyn has three grown children and four delightful grandchildren and has a desire to see people of every age supported and nurtured as they grow up together in a loving faith community. Carolyn is a trained Child Care Worker and Primary School teacher and has a Graduate Diploma of Divinity from Ridley College. She enjoys reading, gardening, bush walking, the beach and spending time with family and friends.

Kirk Mackenzie

Youth and Young Adults Minister
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Kirk has been a Christian youth minister many years and continues to love his job. He is married to Renee and has two young daughters, he loves them even more than his job! Kirk seeks to make the good news about Jesus as relevant as possible to young Aussies; at St. John’s he does this primarily through youth Life Groups, and the Sunday@6 service as well as working with parents of teenagers. He likes to let people know he barracks for the Western Bulldogs, just to rub it in. In his spare time he loves getting into some sport, movies and video games.

Carolyn Burns

Office Manager
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Carolyn has been a parishioner at St. John’s since 2006. She started working in the office at St. John’s 1 day a week in 2009 and then began working in the office 3 days a week from December 2010. She is a member of the 9.30am Committee and Worship Team. One of Carolyn’s main passions is to sing songs and hymns of praise to God which hopefully inspires and encourages others to feel His presence and love.

Kylie Pilkington

Office Manager
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Kylie has worshipped at St John’s with her husband, Mark, since 1997 – firstly as a member of the Sunday@6 congregation for a number of years  (or 7pm as it was then!) and now as a member of the 9:30am congregation. She began working in the St John’s office in 2010. One of the highlights of her year is helping to co-ordinate the children’s outreach holiday program ‘Going Bananas!’ Kylie has a keen interest in travel, reading, gardening and spending plenty of time with her husband and three awesome boys.