Upcoming Courses & Events

Upcoming Courses & Events

Upcoming Courses & Events

Uniting Mission & Education offer a range of educational opportunities to members of the Uniting Church, communities, individuals, Ministers, lay preachers and interested parties.

We offer 1-day, short courses, weekend intensives and a variety of tertiary learning degrees.

We invite you to talk with one of our knowledgeable and friendly team 02 8838 8900 – email us at umeinfo@nswact.uca.org.au or enjoy learning more about us from our website.

Please consult the list provided below of upcoming courses and events being offered by Uniting Mission and Education.  To register for a particular course or event, click on the appropriate heading to be directed to the page containing registration information.  

More detail about each of these courses can also be found on this site’s Event Calendar.

Details of upcoming Safe Church Awareness Workshop dates and the online registration page can be found by clicking here and here.

Details of known dates for half-day Ethical Ministry Refresher Workshops around the Synod can be found by clicking here.


  • Pulse | Living Our Faith – New Testament

    Online Event
    Would you like to deepen your faith and learn more about who Jesus is and the New Testament with other young people?  This course is for you. If cost is a barrier to you participating in this course, please contact: Karen Mitchell-Lambert , Pulse Leader 0429 222 653 | KarenML@nswact.uca.org.au   Series Start Date: Monday,...

  • ~Postponed~ Safe Church Awareness Workshop | Corrimal

    17 October 2020 9:30 am – 17 October 2020 3:30 pm

    ~ Please note this event has been postponed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions. ~ ~~ An alternate date will be advised when available. ~~   Date: Saturday, 17 October Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Arrival: Please arrive 15 minutes before the advertised start time, to assist with registration. Cost: $25 per person Type: Awareness...

  • Saltbush Scattered Community Gathering | Inverell

    17 October 2020 9:30 am – 17 October 2020 8:00 pm

    Saltbush Scattered Community Gatherings are designed for people from all locations who want encouragement, ideas, conversation around Christian community and who are willing to open themselves to the reality of grounded discipleship. Scattered Community Gatherings are not meetings, workshops or courses, but a time apart to connect and be encouraged in life and faith.  ...

  • Ethical Ministry | Half-day Refresher | Topic 2020B | via Zoom

    20 October 2020 10:00 am – 20 October 2020 12:00 pm
    Online Event
    Ethical Ministry Refreshers are part of the NSW & ACT Synod’s requirements for ministers to recieve ongoing training.  Participation in two half-day refreshers is expected, each year. Participants are required to have read and considered the case studies relevant to the topic (as provided in the course workbook), and each participant is expected to prepare...

  • Pulse | Emerging Gen Workers Day | Nov 2020

    2 November 2020 9:30 am – 2 November 2020 1:00 pm

    WHO? Calling all Uniting Church Lay Workers (paid and volunteer) working with Emerging Generations, children, family, youth, young adults!  We are excited to extend a warm welcome to you to attend a special Support Day on Monday, 2nd November 2020. WHAT? Ministry during Covid time has changed a lot! There has been a big move...

  • Understanding the Sacraments | 2-day Course

    3 November 2020 9:00 am – 4 November 2020 5:00 pm
    Centre for Ministry
    If you are seeking authorisation to become a Lay Presider, please talk to your Presbytery’s Pastoral Relations Committee (PRC) before registering for this course. This course is a pathway that can lead to Presbytery authorisation as a Lay Presider.  It’s also an ideal opportunity for a small group, faith community, bible study group, or congregation...

  • Introduction to Presiding at Weddings

    18 November 2020 9:00 am – 20 November 2020 5:00 pm
    Centre for Ministry
    Are you interested in becoming a wedding celebrant, being able to conduct ceremonies for such joyous occasions in the lives of communities? This is a three-day training course for those seeking recognition as a registered wedding celebrant. If you are seeking authorisation to become a Lay Marriage Celebrant within the Uniting Church in Australia, please talk to your...

  • Introduction to Presiding at Funerals

    25 November 2020 9:00 am – 27 November 2020 5:00 pm
    Centre for Ministry
    This is a 3-day training course for those seeking recognition as a registered funeral presider. If you are seeking authorisation to become a Lay Presider, please talk to your Presbytery’s Pastoral Relations Committee (PRC) before registering for this course. The practical skills offered include: dealing with loss and grief, visiting the bereaved family, talking sensitively of God...

  • Gospel Yarning 2021

    25 February 2021 9:00 am – 27 February 2021 5:00 pm
    Centre for Ministry
    Now combined with UCA President’s National Evangelists Gathering.   How can we be the church of Jesus Christ in a secular world? Gospel Yarning will again inspire, empower and connect us.  This event will significantly raise your understanding of how the context of secularism affects the church, and introduce tools for strengthening your ministry in...