We are a Movement

Mustard is a Christian ministry that exists to empower young people to be fully alive forever.

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.” – Matthew 13:31-32

Mustard prioritises the empowerment of students, encouraging them to take maximum ownership over their spiritual formation. As school is the place they spend most of their time, we think engaging with God and other Christians at school is important to developing a holistic faith.

To that end we partner with independent schools to provide Mustard Live events. We also offer leadership support, mentors, training, resources, and encouragement to Christian students connected to the Mustard Student Movement.

Check out our interview with LightFM below to find out more about what we are doing here at Mustard!

We are a Movement

Mustard is a Christian ministry who exist to empower young people to be fully alive forever.

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”
– Matthew 13:31-32

Mustard prioritises the empowerment of students, encouraging them to take maximum ownership over their spiritual formation. As school is the place they spend most of their time, we think engaging with God and other Christians at school is important to developing a holistic faith.

To that end we partner with independent schools to provide Mustard Live events. We also offer leadership support, mentors, training, resources, and encouragement to Christian students connected to the Mustard Student Movement.

Check out our interview with LightFM below to find out more about what we are doing here at Mustard!

We Are A Movement

Mustard is a Christian ministry who exist to empower young people to be fully alive forever.

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”
– Matthew 13:31-32

Mustard prioritises the empowerment of students, encouraging them to take maximum ownership over their spiritual formation. As school is the place they spend most of their time, we think engaging with God and other Christians at school is important to developing a holistic faith.

To that end we partner with independent schools to provide Mustard Live events. We also offer leadership support, mentors, training, resources, and encouragement to Christian students connected to the Mustard Student Movement.

Check out our interview with LightFM below to find out more about what we are doing here at Mustard!

Meet the Team

Our in-office team are a bunch of all-stars.
Comprised of paid & volunteer staff, each member brings their own unique talents, training and touch to everything Mustard does.

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Lara Ruddle
Director

Makes all the important decisions!

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Isabella Patane
Mustard Live Team Leader

Loves everything performance and coffee related!

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Felicity Dart
Partnerships & Engagement Coordinator

Great at making things happen and helping us look great while she does them.
Felicity really loves dogs. Like, a lot.

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Liz Steel
Communications & Media Team Member

Liz helps the Coms Team with all things grammar and publishing! She also loves her veggie patch…like, a lot.

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Ella Tregale
Student Movement Support

Ella was one of our amazing student leaders in the past, and she’s now volunteering with us to support a new generation of students.

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Yiqian Chua
Student Movement Team Leader

“A million dreams are keeping me awake,” he says.

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Amos Fong
Student Movement Team Member

Amos is our awesome sauce content developer, writing and creating a whole bunch of our resources. He’s also always ready with a cheeky pun!

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Jemima Knox
Geelong Representative

Jemima is our very first regional Mustard Representative seeking to expand our reach in the Greater Geelong region!

Our Board

Our amazing board members look after the health of our organisation.
Everything from governance, policies to risks and finances, our board ensures that Mustard is operating at its best so our team can continue the work that they do.

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Neale Meredith
Chairperson

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Tim Clare
Treasurer

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Sam Starkins
Board Member

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Anna Hooper Chapman
Secretary

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Elida Brereton
Board Member

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Daryl Niemandt
Board Member