The Centre for Ministry
The Centre for Ministry is located on our North Parramatta campus at 16 Masons Drive. There you will find Uniting Mission and Education, United Theological College, The Pastoral Counselling Institute and the head office of Uniting Venues.
Uniting Mission and Education has a broad range of responsibilities and offers a wide range of services. Its primary role is to help the Church provide education, theological insight, strategy, research and resources for leadership, discipleship, ministry and mission to serve Christ who rules and renews the Church and seeks the reconciliation of creation.
United Theological College (UTC) is in a process of being redeveloped. In response to the 2013 decision to form what is known as the Uniting Learning Network, bringing together the work of UTC, the Uniting Mission and Education Resourcing Team, Pastoral Counselling Institute and a number of other education teams to form one college, bringing together academic, formation, consultancy, resourcing and publishing functions. Staff are working together now to establish an exciting and ground breaking approach to theological education.
Camden Theological Library is the library of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of NSW and the ACT. Based at the Centre For Ministry, it is an integral part of the mission to educate persons for the various forms of ministry in the world and to provide theological leadership on issues facing the church and the world.
Uniting Venues runs conference facilities in Elanora in Sydney's northern beaches and Naamaroo near Chatswood on Sydney's North Shore and the offices of Uniting Venues are at the Centre for Ministry.
The Synod Archives Unit is responsible to the Synod of New South Wales and the ACT for caring for historical records of the Uniting Church and its predecessor denominations and is also located at the Centre for Ministry.