Mission Shaped Ministry Course | Blacktown | Session 5 of 5

Event Details

Part-time course, split over 4 Saturdays & 1 Weekend Residential School during 2018.

This is a part-time course inviting participants into learning communities – exploring and experimenting, while learning together.  It will be ideal for those already trying new ideas, or those with a heart for being the church differently.

The course includes:  mentoring, ecumenical explorations, and action-reflection learning opportunities.


Previous Dates:
Session 1:  Saturday, 3 March 2018
Session 2:  Saturday, 5 May 2018
Session 3:  Saturday, 28 July – Sunday, 29 July 2018
(Weekend Residential School at Collaroy Centre, Collaroy.)
Session 4:  Saturday, 1 September


 Unsponsored Individual at full cost:  $400 per person
 Participant Contribution by
Sponsored Individual, or Group †:
 $150 per person *

† Paid by those to be sponsored a further $250 per individual/group by their congregation/faith community.

* As your congregation/faith community will be invoiced for a further $250, please receive the approval of your Church Council before registering as a sponsored individual or group.


Note to Church Councils & Faith Communities about Funding and Sponsorship Arrangements:

To incentivise the participation of groups in this course, funding arrangements are in place between the Synod & the Presbytery, so that congregations/faith communities will be invoiced no more than $250 to sponsor their approved participant(s) in the course, i.e.

  1. if one participant registers; the sponsorship amount invoiced to the congregation/faith community will be $250,
  2. if two, or more, participants register; the sponsorship amount invoiced to the congregation/faith community, will still be $250 in total.



Blacktown Uniting Church
59-65 Bungarribee Road, Blacktown


Online Payment and Registration Form:

~~Registration for this course is now closed.~~


More Information:

Please contact:

Karen Mitchell-Lambert | Uniting, CEL for Parramatta Nepean Presbytery | kmitchelllambert@uniting.org

Rohan England | umeinfo@nswact.uca.org.au | 02 8838 8912


Mission Shaped Ministry Programs at Uniting Mission & Education

What does it look like when we build Christian discipleship communities shaped by people who aren’t yet members of any church?
How do we establish missional communities where people can encounter and live out the Gospel of Jesus Christ without having to step into a church building?
In 2018, the NSW ACT Synod is launching Mission Shaped Ministry, a program originally created in the UK as part of the Fresh Expressions movement.
The Mission Shaped Ministry courses are being delivered by teams from UME, Uniting, Parramatta Nepean and Sydney Central Coast Presbyteries.
Experiential and reflective learning increase the capacity and learning in this field which is still relatively new.


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

2018 Education Prospectus – download the full copy by clicking on the image below:


UME – Education Prospectus 2018 (PDF 48 pages | 2 MB)


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