We provide chaplaincy services to prisons, hospitals and schools. This work is undertaken in complex policy-driven and multi-disciplinary environments in concert with staff and pastoral carers of other faiths.
Keeping Children Safe
We are committed to providing safe environments where children are cared for, respected, nurtured and sustained. We have zero tolerance of all forms of child abuse and will do all in our power to safeguard children from it.
New & Renewing Ministry
We assist ministers and lay people to find new ways to gather and connect with local communities. We partner with innovative ministry teams with other like-minded groups to form new learnings within shared contexts.
Theology & The Arts
We stimulate presbyteries, congregations and artists to engage in the arts in life, worship and mission. We also ensure Theology and the Arts is integrated into schools, exhibitions, new and renewing communities and many others.
We are committed to ensuring people with disabilities are equal participants in all of our activities. We work with individuals, congregations and presbyteries, and a range of organisations beyond the Synod.
Intercultural Communities & Leadership
The connection between people of different backgrounds enriches us. We have 22 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse congregations and worship in 14 languages other than English.
If you’re considering applying to become a candidate for ordained ministry or are a member of a presbytery supporting an applicant, you will find everything you need to know here.
Uniting Through Faiths
We live in a multi-faith, multi-cultural society where it is important to build relationships between people of different faiths and cultures. We partner with many organisations and most of our interfaith projects are funded externally.
equipping Leadership for Mission
The eLM unit provides resources, education and engagement across the entire Synod. Its influence is far reaching, formal and informal, across events, forums and engagement campaigns, face-to-face and in traditional and digital media.
The Placements Committee oversees the processes that enable the placement of ministers and others in particular specified ministries. Advice on placement processes can be accessed here, as can all relevant documents.
Our Justice and International Mission unit works with congregations and social justice networks to shift and shape public policy towards a fair and just world. It provides regular opportunities for you to be an active voice for justice in the wider community.