On-campus Cert IV units

We are happy to announce that there will be nine semester one VET units lectured in 2018, and six semester two VET units in the Certificate IV in Christian Life & Ministry course (10496NAT). These lectures will all happen at the Brooklyn Park campus. The year will kick off with four of the units starting…

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Focus on: God The Trinity

“Understand God as Three-in-One at a deeper level.” God the Trinity, which runs under the unit codes MINS3335, THEO3335 and THEO831, you will study the theology of the Trinity in three stages: its biblical origins, its development in the patristic and medieval eras, and its contemporary retrieval. It promises to provide you with a fresh…

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Year end is near…

Semester 2 has already come to an end and sooner than we can imagine it will be Christmas followed swiftly by the new year. Here are a few dates to keep in mind over this period. Uniting College will close on Friday 22 December at 3:00pm and reopen again on Monday 8 January at 9:00am.…

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Plan your 2018 study leave now

Enroling in an intensive is a great way to learn a new skill or update rusty knowledge. These units are specifically designed to be a ‘short course’, usually running over a few consecutive days. This makes them perfect for study leave. As usual 2018 will kick off fairly early with an Intensive or two. Here’s…

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Lay people living faith

Lay people have been providing leadership in mission and ministry within local congregations and their wider communities in South Australia since 1836. Each of the Uniting Church’s preceding denominations – the Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational Churches – nurtured their members in sharing their Christian faith and building caring communities around them. The progress of this…

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Church Planting & Fresh Expressions Scholarships

The Uniting Church in SA has set a target for there to be 20 new churches established by 2021. At the same time, one of Uniting College’s strategic objectives is to grow pioneers in innovation and invigoration. We have scholarship opportunities that neatly brings both of these goals together. The Church Planting & Fresh Expressions scholarships…

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Two book launches at the College

There are two exciting book launches planned at the Brooklyn Park Campus for books that both has strong ties to the College. The first launch is for a book called By Word and by Deed on Monday 16 October. The second is called The Nature of Things and will be launched on 14 November. By Word and By Deed explores…

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2018’s PoD Retreats

Next year there will be two opportunities to join a Period of Discernment (PoD) Retreat. The dates to keep in mind are as follows: Friday 2 – Saturday 3 February 2018 Friday 31 August – Saturday 1 September 2018. The Period of Discernment retreat is open for anyone to attend and is essential for everyone doing a PoD.…

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A new home for our beloved chapel chairs

When the Chapel of Reconciliation here on the Brooklyn Park campus was decommissioned in February this year, a great number of chapel items needed to find new homes. This was not only because of the decommissioning, but also because of the extensive refurbishments that started shortly thereafter. We were very pleased to received pictures of…

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Want to host a subject?

This semester we have offered individual subjects from the Certificate IV in Christian Life & Ministry course at local churches. Two subjects, namely Scriptures and Small Group Leadership were offered as part of our College in the Community program at Journey Uniting Church and Seeds Uniting Church respectively. The program has been a great success and we have received very positive feedback…

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