Grants: resourcing for Ministry

The Presbytery has funding available for ministry in

  • new and innovative ways of being church
  • education and training,
  • children, youth, young adult and family ministry and
  • heritage property

Grants up to $500 are available through the Go Grant Application and Evaluation form (PDF 392 KB), or type directly into the Go Grant Application Form – Word Doc (Word 164KB)

For larger projects please contact the office for assistance.
Criteria for Grants are available in the Presbytery Grant Policy (PDF 278KB).

Mission and Service Giving Commitment

Every year congregations are asked to contribute to the work of the UCA in Victoria and Tasmania through the Mission and Service Fund, which provides funding for Presbytery Ministers in Tasmania, grants to congregations like Bridgewater-Gagebrook UC, training for ministers and local leaders, and many other services to congregations and ministers.  Your commitment is appreciated. Mission and Service Contribution Form (PDF 206KB)

Ministry Placements

Placement Profile and Terms of Placement (see also the Synod Placements Committee):

Is your congregation looking for a new minister? Please follow this up with Presbytery Pastoral Relations Committee Secretary Alison Claridge

Continuing education for ministry workers:

Ministry supervision is required of all ministers in active ministry:

Visiting preachers, speakers and worship leaders

Church Council is reponsible for oversight of worship, including who leads worship, and following relevant church policies to provide safe environments for all. Presbytery policy on visiting preachers, speakers and worship leaders assists local leaders to engage people are not accredited Uniting Church preachers or worship leaders.

Supply Ministry

Please contact the Presbytery Pastoral Relations Committee Secretary Alison Claridge for information about supply ministry.

The payroll forms for supply ministry in your congregation are located on the Synod CSPS page, to be read with useful information from the UCA-Handbook-2019

Presbytery Policies

Manse Inspection – 6 Monthly
Presbytery of Tasmania Manses Policy August 2018
Manse Inspection Form Presbytery of Tas
Supply Arrangements Tasmania April 2018
Composition of Presbytery Committees Policy Revised Aug 2018
Gatherings and Meetings Policy Revised August 2018
Driving Policy Revised Aug 2018


Is your congregation looking at ways that UCA property can be used for mission development?
Please email Lucia Fitzgerald Synod Property and Development Manager.

The forms above are also available on the Synod webpage

Property Building Projects