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Centre for Theology & Ministry

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29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
+61 3 9340 8800 https://ctm.uca.edu.au/

March 2019

Understanding and reponding to conflict
Mar 01 2019

Understanding and Responding to Conflict

March 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Workshop Facilitators: Terrence Corkin & Julia Kuhn Wallace, authors of “The Church Guide for Making Decisions Together” Aims Resource leaders to understand the different types of conflict Provide resources that assist a constructive response to conflict Raise awareness to cross…

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May 2019

Art of Belief
May 02 2019

Art of Belief

May 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
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Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Gain a greater understanding of the impact European and Aboriginal traditions of art have had on Australian Christianity, drawing specifically on the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria.

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Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The work of the people
May 07 2019

Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The work of the leader

May 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This three-day program will introduce you to the key concepts and practices of ministering with congregations and agencies in times of transition.

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Pádraig Ó Tuama
May 09 2019

Seminar – Theology as Story: Believing in the Truth of People

May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This seminar will move the focus of belief away from what we believe to who we believe. It will uncover the power of belief when it’s enacted as a reciprocal and life-giving gesture.

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STORYWORK with Pádraig Ó Tuama
May 10 2019

Storywork: A full day workshop for storytellers

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Everywhere we are surrounded by story. Someone will say “You’ll never guess what happened me on the tram today”, or “I can’t believe my boss is such an idiot”. Behind every statement lies a story, and behind every story lies…

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September 2019

Sep 21 2019

Space for story: True Life Tales – Telling your own story

September 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Do you need some story nurture? Would you like to dedicate some undistracted time to dwelling, soaking and basking in story? Well-crafted words can speak to the soul and call forth new awareness. Join us on a Storytelling Retreat. 2019…

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June 2019

Workshop on Social Media in Ministry
Jun 06 2019

Workshop on Social Media in Ministry

June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Are you wanting to learn more about the pitfalls and wonders of Facebook, Twitter,Instagram, etc? Are you wondering what makes an effective church website?

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Stories of Childhood 2019
Jun 22 2019

Stories of Childhood 2019

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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The annual Stories of Childhood conference is especially suitable for anyone – including Playgroup leaders, Pre-school music program leaders, Messy Church leaders, Sunday program leaders/teachers, ministers, pastors, church leaders, worship leaders, program leaders/volunteers – involved in ministry with children 0-5 and their families.

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July 2019

Liturgy Lab with Stephen Burns
Jul 19 2019

Liturgy Lab with Stephen Burns

July 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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SEMESTER 2 INTENSIVE: JULY 19, 20, 21 & 22. A wonderful Continuing Education opportunity from PILGRIM THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE Course code: DL2400P-DL9400P Have you spent time recently reflecting theologically on your community’s liturgical life? Would you like outside input to deepen…

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June 2019

Finding a home in the Uniting Church
Jun 07 2019

Finding a home in the Uniting Church

June 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - June 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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2nd Biennial History Conference Uniting Church National History Society What does it mean to belong to the Uniting Church? Many grew up Congregationalist, Methodist or Presbyterian. Others have grown up in the Uniting Church. Some have only ever known the…

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August 2019

School of Ministry with Rev Dr Samuel Wells
Aug 09 2019

Preaching in a diverse culture: a morning for preachers and worship leaders with Rev Dr Samuel Wells

August 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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School of Ministry with Rev Dr Samuel Wells Samuel Wells is a preacher, writer and theologian. He has served as Church of England parish priest in England for over 20 years, often in places of social disadvantage. Dr Wells spent…

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School of Ministry with Rev Dr Samuel Wells
Aug 10 2019

Reclaiming the Missional Heart of the Church with Rev Dr Samuel Wells

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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At the heart of the Church lies a call to mission, to engage with the world. Dr Wells affirms the world as part of the kingdom, the sphere of the Spirit’s work beyond the Church.With the introduction of the welfare…

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September 2019

Justice & International Mission Conference 2019
Sep 07 2019

Justice & International Mission Conference 2019

September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This conference will examine a broad range of environmental concerns facing our planet, including displacement of people as a result of climate change, ecotheology, electric vehicles, illegal logging, renewable energy, ethical investments, and Indigenous youth perspectives on climate change.

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November 2019

The Word Among Words
Nov 12 2019

The Word Among Words

November 12, 2019 @ 9:15 am - November 13, 2019 @ 4:45 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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An opportunity to reflect theologically on preaching through input from scholars and preachers in the Uniting Church, panel discussion and through participation in workshops and electives.

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August 2019

Make it Messy!
Aug 24 2019

Make it Messy!

August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Messy Church Training Day Make it Messy! will assist those already engaged in Messy Church, churches contemplating beginning a Messy Church and people genuinely curious about the Messy Church phenomenon take the next step in their Messy journey. Join with…

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An Intercultural and Intergenerational Church
Aug 27 2019

An Intercultural and Intergenerational Church

August 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - August 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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The Uniting Church seeks to be an intercultural and intergenerational church, with people of different cultures and ages, being God’s people together. What does this look like in practice? What are the challenges and – more importantly – how do…

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March 2020

Mar 14 2020

New and Renewing Gathering

March 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Are you interested in growing new Christian communities, having a go and learning together? Are you seeking to be inspired about possibilities in discipleship? This event is for you.

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May 2020

May 06 2020

Secular and Sacred

May 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This unit offers an overview of Australian history and its implications for the future in the life of communities of faith.

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February 2020

Feb 25 2020

The Living People of God: Local, Global and Mission

February 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Come and learn a lot more about the world church – how do the challenges and joys of local church life compare with those in Asia and Africa?

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May 2020

May 05 2020

Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry

May 5, 2020 @ 9:30 am - May 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This is a three-day program designed to give you an introduction to the key concepts and practices of ministering with congregations going through transition.

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February 2020

Feb 20 2020

Theologising across cultures

February 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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How does culture shape and reflect belief? As Australian theologians, how can we engage more deeply with Aboriginal wisdom?

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Feb 28 2020

Generate 2020

February 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Creating an environment that fosters collaboration and facilitates helpful feedback that leads to intergenerational resources.

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July 2020

Jul 31 2020

**CANCELLED: Holy Habits – Melbourne

July 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - August 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Holy Habits is a way of forming followers of Jesus based on Luke’s model of a disciple forming Church of all ages in Acts 2:42-47.

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Jul 31 2020

Sex and the Bible

July 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - August 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Are you wanting to nuance your understanding about what the Bible and the Christian faith says about sex and sexuality? This Pilgrim Intensive is for you!

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July 2021

Jul 07 2021

Children & Families Ministry

July 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Children & Families Ministry: core issues in diverse contexts Dates: 7-9 July, 12-14 July 2021 Especially suitable for church based,  community based and para-church expressions of ministry ▪ Explore theological and biblical resources for contextual children and families ministries ▪ Develop…

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November 2021

Nov 24 2021

Nurture and Spiritual Guidance of Children

November 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - December 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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The Nurture and Spiritual Guidance of Children Dates: November 24-26 and November 29-December 1, 2021 Especially suitable for church-based, school-based and community-based expressions of ministry Develop more richly theologically-informed practice in relation to the spiritual nurture of children Examine links…

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May 2021

May 04 2021

Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry 2021

May 4, 2021 @ 9:30 am - May 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This three-day program introduces the key concepts and practices of ministering with congregations and agencies in times of transition.

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August 2021

Aug 06 2021

**POSTPONED: The Northey Lectures – Liturgy and Lectionary: New Perspectives

August 6, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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A day of Northey Lectures with two keynotes, discussion and lunch   Dr Tanya Riches  Tanya Riches is Senior Lecturer and MTh program coordinator at Hillsong College in Sydney, Australia. She is also a research fellow of the Edward Cadbury…

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May 2022

May 17 2022

Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The work of the Leader

May 17 @ 9:30 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This is a three-day program designed to give you an introduction to the key concepts and practices of ministering with congregations and agencies in times of transition. While FTM part 1 is a standalone program, it is also the first…

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January 2022

Jan 27 2022

Children & Families Ministry

January 27 @ 8:00 am - February 3 @ 5:00 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Children & Families Ministry: core issues in diverse contexts Dates: 27-29 January, 1-3 February 2022 Especially suitable for church based,  community based and para-church expressions of ministry ▪ Explore theological and biblical resources for contextual children and families ministries ▪…

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March 2022

Mar 05 2022

**CANCELLED – Discernment Day 2022

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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**This event has unfortunately been cancelled.   How are your gifts being used in God's mission to transform the world? What on Earth does God want you to do with your life? How would you even know? And what has…

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May 2022

May 21 2022

**POSTPONED: Ministering in disaster affected communities – FTF course

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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This 2-part training offers good ideas (practical and achievable) for before, during and after disasters. This is suitable for anyone – lay and ordained – who is part of a church community or faith community, and also for those in…

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March 2022

Mar 17 2022

Northey Lecture: “Race and Scripture in Australia” by Meredith Lake

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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The Bible arrived in Australia at a time when Europeans were rethinking both Scripture and race. From land-hungry colonists to Indigenous evangelists, white supremacists to anti-racism activists, people here have read it very differently with nothing less than humanity at…

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April 2022

Apr 30 2022

Justice and International Mission Convention 2022

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:15 pm AEST
Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent
Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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Justice and International Mission Convention 2022 - Our planet is changing: do we?   We are witnessing a rapidly growing scientific understanding of the need to act urgently on environmental challenges we face. The Justice and International Mission Convention revisits…

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