LOF | Exploring the Old Testament | Part 1 of 2

LOF | Exploring the Old Testament | Part 1 of 2

LOF | Exploring the Old Testament | Part 1 of 2

Event Details

Study of this unit of the Living Our Faith Series is a pathway that can lead to Presbytery authorisation as a Lay Preacher, it is also an ideal opportunity for: a small group, faith community, bible study group, or congregation to spend time exploring the Old Testament together.

If you are seeking authorisation to become a Lay Preacher, please seek the approval of your presbytery before registering for this course.

This is a 4-day training course (split over one weekend in March, and one weekend in April).

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Dates: Part One: Saturday, 23 Mar. – Sunday, 24 March 2019


Part Two: Saturday, 6 Apr. – Sunday, 7 April 2019

Times: Start: 9 a.m. / Finish: 5 p.m. (each day)
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
Cost: $380 per person for four full days of training
(includes: course materials, and a catered –
morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea on each day).
Facilitator(s): Liam McKenna
UME Grant: Short-term Education Grants are available for those in financial need.
Please go to the UME Scholarships page for more information.


Student Assignment Book:

An electronic PDF version of the student Assignment Book is now available to download by clicking on the image, below:

Exploring the Old Testament Assignment Book – March 2019 [PDF 36 pages | 1.01 MB]
To make best use of the ‘Fillable PDF’ version of the application form, you may need to install, or update to the current version of the ‘Adobe Acrobat Reader DC’ software, or one of the alternative PDF readers available.  The download and installation of third-party software is at your own risk.

If you do intend to use this electronic PDF version of the homework Assignment Book to submit your assignment, please send it as an e-mail attachment to:


If you intend to submit a handwritten homework sheet, when completed, please post to:

Uniting Mission and Education
Attn: Living Our Faith Marking, Liam McKenna
16 Masons Drive
North Parramatta  NSW  2151


Information about Pre-course Reading, Writing Task and Text Book:

More information about the pre-course: reading, writing task(s), and text book(s) used for this unit will be made available closer to the start of the course.


Pre-course Reading, Writing Task and Textbook:

Information about the pre-course reading, writing task and course textbook will be provided closer to the start of the course.


Online Payment and Registration Form:

Please register and pay in advance, via the online ‘Tickets’ payment and registration form that appears below.  Registration in advance using this form is essential.

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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: northparramatta@unitingvenues.org

Web: www.unitingvenues.org/contact


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:

UME Reception | umeinfo@nswact.uca.org.au | Ph: 02 8838 8900


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