Are you interested in becoming a wedding celebrant, being able to conduct ceremonies for such joyous occasions in the lives of communities?
For those entering the presbytery nomination process as a registered wedding celebrant, our three-day Presiding at Weddings course begins with the Government and Church requirements for conducting a wedding before looking at dealing effectively with the initial enquiry, pre-marriage counselling, legal paperwork, Uniting Church liturgy, and how we speak of God in the context of bright celebration.
Summary: This is a 3-day training course for those seeking recognition as a registered wedding celebrant.
Course content includes:
- government and church requirements for conducting a legal wedding,
- how to deal effectively with an initial inquiry,
- pre-marriage counselling,
- handling legal paperwork,
- Uniting Church liturgy, and
- how we speak of God in the context of a bright celebration.
|Dates:||Tuesday, 22 Oct. – Thursday, 24 October 2019|
|Times:||9:30 a.m. Start / 5 p.m. Close (each day)|
|Venue:||Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
|Cost:||$320 per person
(including course materials, and catered –
lunches, plus morning & afternoon teas)
|UME Grant:||Short-term Education Grants are available for those in financial need.
Please go to the UME Scholarships page for more information.
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Information to Consider for Prospective Lay Marriage Celebrants
Pre-course Reading and Written Task:
There in no assigned pre-course reading or written task for 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,16 October.
Payment Processing Instructions:
If you’re unfamiliar with the Eventbrite online registration process, please read through our step-by-step guide to completing your payment and registration –
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
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.
If you would like more information about this course, please contact:
UME Reception | firstname.lastname@example.org | Ph: 02 8838 8900