Resource Ministry Training | Advanced


Event Details


This four-day training course is an Advanced- level short course for those interested in and providing an in-depth exploration of the field of Resource Ministry, and how to help people discover active discipleship and connect more meaningfully with their local community

This course serves as continuing education and personal development for those ordained in the specified ministries of: Pastor, Deacon, and Minister of the Word.

Course content will focus on:

  • the rise and value of Resource Ministry,
  • how to help a congregation change its culture and transition towards new models of ministry,
  • community engagement,
  • principles of adult education,
  • conflict management,
  • mentoring and personal leaderships skills, and
  • equipping others for leadership.
Dates: Tuesday, 19 June – Friday, 22 June 2018
Times: Start: 9:30 a.m. / Finish: 5 p.m. (each day)
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta NSW 2151
Cost: $380 for four full days of training
(includes: course materials and a catered
morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea on each day).
Facilitator(s): TBC
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 and Written Task:

Details of any required pre-course reading and written tasks will be provided closer to the start date of this course.

Online Payment and Registration Form:

Please register, and pay in advance, via the online ‘Tickets’ payment and registration form that appears below.
Please Note: Registrations Close – Wednesday, 13 June at 11: 30 p.m.
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Payment Processing Instructions:

To pay by credit card:

  1. select the quantity of tickets you wish to purchase (the default quantity is 1).  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 PayPal’, or ‘Pay with Credit or Debit Card’)
  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.  If paying by credit card, you are under no obligation to accept the offer to: ‘Create a PayPal account’ at the bottom of the checkout screen.

To pay by cheque:

  1. select the quantity of registration tickets you wish to purchase (the default quantity is 1).  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: www.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.

More Information:

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

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

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

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