Mark Riessen

Mission & Ministry Director

Mark currently fulfils the role of Acting State Minister/CEO for a short time. Mark's regular responsibilities are listed below.

As Mission & Ministry Director, Mark oversees various aspects of resourcing and the development of ministry and mission for Churches of Christ in SA & NT. He is also the Director of the Tabor Churches of Christ Study Centre one day per week. Mark lectures in Churches of Christ History & Identity and Effective Community Engagement. He is also part of the practical theology team for Formation, SMFE and Theological Reflection.

Mark also has a consultative role with churches, facilitating conversations about church health, local mission engagement and strategic directions. Mark is available for conversation about rethinking mission frameworks, and helping connect churches to resources that help facilitate their missional imagination.

Mark also oversees the ministry pathways and endorsement program for those discerning ministry with Churches of Christ and the Renewable Accreditation Program for ministers and chaplains.