Ethical Ministry Introduction (2-Day Course)


Event Details


Those who offer leadership in the church need to be aware of what it means to be accountable within the Uniting Church in Australia.

The content of this 2-day Ethical Ministry course includes:

  • 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, 22 Aug. – Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Times: Start: 9 a.m. / Finish: 5 p.m. (each day)
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta NSW 2151
Cost: $120 for two full days of training
Includes: course materials and a catered morning tea,
and afternoon tea on each day.
B.Y.O. lunch.
Facilitator: Rev. Bronwyn Murphy

 

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 you interest in 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.

Registrations Close – Wednesday, 9 August at 11:30 p.m.

 

Payment Processing Instructions:

To pay by credit card:

  1. select the quantity of tickets you wish to purchase.  Then,
  2. click on the green ‘Order Now’ button.  Then,
  3. complete the Online Registration Form that appears next.  Then,
  4. click on either the: MasterCard, Visa, or PayPal icons that appear at the bottom of the registration form to progress to payment processing.  Then,
  5. select your preferred method of payment (i.e. ‘Pay with Credit or Debit Card’ – the grey button that appears on the screen.)
  6. on the following ‘PayPal Guest Checkout’ screen, submit your: credit card, billing address, and contact details, then click ‘Pay Now’ to complete your purchase.  When paying by credit card, you are under no obligation to accept the offer to: ‘Create a PayPal account?’ near the bottom of the checkout screen.

To pay by cheque:

  1. select the quantity of registration tickets you wish to purchase.  Then,
  2. click on the green ‘Order Now’ button.  Then,
  3. complete the Online Registration Form that appears next.  Then,
  4. click on the blue word ‘Show’ that appears under the ‘Other Payment Options’ text at the bottom of the registration form.  Then,
  5. click on the blue ‘Pay By Cheque’ button that appears at the bottom of the registration form to complete your registration.
  6. post your cheque, made payable to: ‘Uniting Mission and Education’, to the address provided on your invoice.

Please, no cash upon arrival at the course.

 

On-site Overnight Accommodation Enquiries:

Note: Accommodation on-site at the Centre for Ministry, North Parramatta is not included in your course registration.

However, a limited supply of on-site accommodation may still be available at the time of making your registration to attend.

In order to ease the process, those wishing to make an enquiry about the availability of on-site accommodation, are asked to make mention that your enquiry is related to your attendance at this course.

The Uniting Venues booking office can be contacted directly on –

Ph: 1300 138 125

E-mail: service@unitingvenues.org

Web: http://unitingvenues.org/contact (choose ‘North Parramatta’ from the ‘Preferred centre’ drop-down list)

 

Travelling to the Centre for Ministry:

The Centre for Ministry is accessible by public transport.

Please click on this link for more information about travelling to the centre via public transport.

A free visitor car park is also available on-site, as well as in the overflow car park in the paddock diagonally opposite the centre’s driveway entrance.

 

Short-term Education Grants:

UME offers short-term education grants for those in financial need.

Please click on this link for more information and a downloadable application form.

 

More Information:

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

Bronwyn Murphy | Mob: 0428 411 830

Rohan England | Ph: 02 8838 8912

 

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