Centre for Theology and Ministry
The Centre for Theology and Ministry (CTM) is located at 29 College Cres Parkville.
It was purpose-built as a vibrant educational hub to provide resources and to inspire advancement for all who seek discipleship, leadership opportunities and ministry – lay and ordained – within the church and beyond.
Today it is a multi-purpose complex incorporating equipping Leadership for Mission. eLM is one of the three units which comprise the Victorian and Tasmanian Synod Ministries and Operations. In addition to providing offices for most eLM staff, the CTM is home to
- Pilgrim Theological College
Pilgrim Theological College is a community of education and formation for people learning the journey of faith. It offers the highest standards of scholarship in theology, philosophy and ministry in today’s contemporary world.
- Dalton McCaughey Library
The Dalton McCaughey Library is a collaboration between the the Uniting Church in Australia (VicTas), the Australian Jesuits and the Trinity College Theological School. It serves the clergy, staff and theological colleges of the three organisations.
- Otira Theological Book Club
Otira Theological Book Club provides an opportunity to borrow a wide range of books designed to inspire great discussion, offer another perspective, and further their own Christian education.
CTM Resourcing is a rich trove of resources for supporting, encouraging and informing discipleship and ministry. The resources include texts (everything from books to lectionaries), a wide range of certificates and service records, UCA logos (indoor/outdoor stickers, sew-on badges, lapel pins), CDs, tapers and much more. Most are primarily Uniting Church in Australia based, some are sourced from external publishers and others are generated by the Centre for Theology and Ministry in Parkville.
The CTM also operates as a centre for events, meetings and functions. Facilities are available for hire seven days a week, subject to availability. Most rooms are fully equipped with Audio Visual equipment, most with live-streaming capabilities, and can be arranged with tables and/or chairs to suit any kind of event. Yuma Auditorium also has a grand piano and staging available. CTM also has separate lounge, breakout and eating areas available.
Our Hospitality Team can assist with room bookings, layout, equipment and catering either through our in-house café, Sage and Grace, one of our recommended external caterers, or your own.
For further information, including available rooms and rates, see the CTM Spaces for Hire PDF below.
Conveniently located on the picturesque grounds of Ormond College beside the Centre for Theology and Ministry, Maclean House offers affordable B&B accommodation with a range of comfortable double, twin or triple share rooms over two levels. For further information see the Maclean House PDF below.
Sage & Grace Café
Sage and Grace Café offers homemade sandwiches, salads, cakes and daily take home meals, using quality ingredients and catering for dietaries from gluten free, vegan and low fodmap. Visit website
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: (03) 9340-8800 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm)