Ethical Ministry Foundations | 2-day Course

Event Details

This is a 2-day training course (run over two consecutive days in August) focusing on what it means to be accountable within the Uniting Church.

Course content focuses on education on the issues surrounding the use of:

  • power,
  • boundaries,
  • pastoral responsibilities, and
  • UCA Regulations and Code of Ethics concerning Ministers of the Word.

This course is separate from the half-day Ethical Ministry refresher courses organised by Presbyteries.

Dates: Tuesday, 14 Aug. – Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Times: Start: 9 a.m. / Finish: 5 p.m. (each day)
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
Cost: $150 for two full days of training
Includes: course materials and a catered morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on each day.
Facilitator(s): Clare Brockett, Duncan Macleod
UME Grant: Short-term Education Grants are available for those in financial need.
Please go to the UME Scholarships page for more information, and
a copy of the application form.
Pre-course Reading:

A booklet of pre-course readings will be e-mailed to you upon registration.  There is no pre-course written task set for this course.

Online Registrations:

To register your commitment to attending this course please complete the online ticket purchase and order form provided below.
Please note that free tickets are reserved for the use of current Uniting Church Candidates for Ministry enrolled in the ministry formation program.
Please note: Registrations close – Wednesday, 8 August at 11:30 p.m.

Onsite Overnight Accommodation:

Those wishing to book overnight accommodation on-site at the Centre for Ministry are required to make inquiries directly with the Uniting Venues Booking Office:
Ph: 1300 138 125
Web: (choose ‘North Parramatta’ from the ‘Preferred centre’ drop-down list)


Travelling to the Centre

The Centre for Ministry is accessible by public transport. Please click on this link for more information about travelling to the centre via the various modes of transport.


More Information:

If you would like more information about this course, please contact:

UME Reception | | Ph: 02 8838 8900


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