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Understanding the UCA

October 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am - December 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm AEDT

2021 Understanding the UCA flyer information – Zoom

Who for:

• those in Ministry of Pastor positions who have not undertaken training in the Core Competencies
• those in training to be Lay Preachers
• those who have transitioned from other denominations and wish to take up leadership roles within the UCA, including worship and preaching

Content will cover the Core Competencies required for Ministry of Pastor and Ministry of Lay Preacher (see below) as well as some work in intercultural competency.

1. Articulate the key theological foundations of the Basis of Union: identify and explain the key theological themes expressed in the BoU (in particular paras 1 to 4) and the Creeds
2. Describe key historical elements contributing to the formation of the Uniting Church
3. Articulate the place and role of key aspects of the Church’s life and witness,
4. Understand the Councils and Ministries of the UCA

Dates (all dates must be attended):

Friday, 29 October – 6-9pm
Saturday, 30 October – 9:30am-4:30pm
Friday, 3 December – 6-9pm
Saturday, 4 December – 9:30am-4:30pm

Note: participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate competency within the sessions to receive a Completion Certificate.

Mel Perkins (mel.perkins@victas.uca.org.au) and Dev Anandarajan (devanandan.anandarajan@victas.uca.org.au)

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October 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am AEDT
December 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm AEDT
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