LOF | Introduction to Worship in the UCA

Event Details

This one-day workshop unpacks the Uniting Church in Australia’s order of service and how it can apply to worship preparation.

Sessions will include the different movements within worship – the rhythm and flow of leading worship; the value and preparation of music, prayers, and presence, and more.

This day is for: worship leaders, lay preachers, and those interested in learning more about worship in the Uniting Church.

This workshop also serves as a pre-requisite for the Living Our Faith Series – completion of which can lead to becoming an accredited Lay Preacher in the UCA.

Info Sheet: Living Our Faith (extract from 2018 Education Prospectus)
2018 Education Prospectus – download the full copy (2MB) – 2018 Education Prospectus

Date: Saturday, 21 July 2018
Times: Start: 9:30 a.m. / Finish: 5 p.m.
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
Cost: $100 per person
(includes: course materials and a catered –
morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea.)
Facilitator(s): Bronwyn Murphy
UME Grant: Short-term Education Grants are available for those in financial need.
Please go to the UME Scholarships page for more information.
Pre-course Reading

Please find below the pre-course reading document (PDF, 2 pages) on: ‘Ordered Liberty’ in Worship, available for download:

Online Registrations:

Please register and pay in advance, via the online ‘Tickets’ payment and registration form that appears below.
Please Note: Registrations Close – Monday, 16 July 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).  Then,
  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.  Then,
  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 seminar.

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
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.

Workshop Homework Sheet

For those attending the workshop for assessment purposes, an editable copy of the workshop homework sheet: ‘Session 4: Putting it all Together, Hand In Copy’ will be made available for download, below:


If you do intend to use this electronic PDF version of the homework sheet to submit your assignment, when completed, please send it as an e-mail attachment to: lofassignments@nswact.uca.org.au
If you intend to submit a handwritten homework sheet, when completed, please post to:
Uniting Mission and Education | Attn: Bronwyn Murphy, 16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta  NSW  2151

More Information:

If you would like more information about this course, please contact: Rohan England | Ph: 02 8838 8912

Uniting Mission & Education | A leading theological education provider for the Uniting Church in Australia

2018 Education Prospectus – download the full copy (2MB) – 2018 Education Prospectus

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