The Uniting Church in Athelstone is served and led by a church council. The members of church council have 4 attributes.
- They are confirmed members of the Uniting Church in Australia.
- They have the confidence of the congregation.
- They have competence to deal with the matters before them.
- They have a sense of call to lead and serve in this way.
Church council members are elected to their roles for 2 years.