LOF | Introduction to Worship in the UCA

LOF | Introduction to Worship in the UCA

LOF | Introduction to Worship in the UCA

Event Details

Living Our Faith: An introduction to worship in the UCA.

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

Information Sheet | Living Our Faith (extract from 2018 Education Prospectus)

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.

Jump to Payment and Registration.

Date: Saturday, 17 February 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.)
Facilitators: Alison Bleyerveen, Duncan Macleod
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:


Student Assignment Book – Ver.2

An update of the fillable PDF version of the Student Assignment Book (Ver.2) is available for download by clicking on the image below.  Please note that there has been an extra answer box added to the top of page 8 ‘Introduction to Theme – All Age Time’.

Leading Worship in the UCA – Student Assignment Book – Fillable Ver.2 (PDF 12 pages | 1.71 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: lofassignments@nswact.uca.org.au


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

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

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.

Please Note: Registrations Closed – Tuesday, 13 February 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 workshop.


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: 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:

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


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