Exploring the Old Testament 2019

http://ume.nswact.uca.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/living-our-faith-bronwyn-550-x-286px.jpgRiverina Presbytery

Discipleship and Education Committee Presents:

Exploring the Old Testament

Lay Preachers and those in training or leading worship on a regular basis in your congregations are encouraged to attend a 4-day training course, (split over two weekends) designed for any member of the church interested in exploring the Old Testament in-depth, and also those seeking qualification as a lay preacher in the Synod of NSW & ACT. Congregations and Parishes are encouraged to sponsor their Lay Preachers and those in training or leading services on a regular basis to take part in this valuable opportunity for continuing education as recommended and approved by The Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of NSW and the ACT.

Dates Session 1 Saturday 1 June & Sunday 2 June 2019

Session 2 Saturday 29 June & Sunday 30 June 2019

Venue Leeton Uniting Church

Time 9am till 5.00pm both days

Educator UME educators TBA

Cost $250 per person for four full days of training (includes: course materials, morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea on each day – pre reading materials will be forwarded to you by email following registration & payment )

Accommodation You need to arrange for yourself at your own cost

Text books (Participants own cost) Text books

  • Boadt, Lawrence. Reading the Old Testament: An introduction. 2nd edition, New York: Paulist Press. 2012     $27.00   book depository
  • Fee, Gordon & Stuart, David. How to read the Bible for all its worth. 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2005  $17  book depository
  • Optional helpful: Pat Alexander, Lion Handbook to the Bible: 4th edition. $18. Koorong is cheapest

Course Contact / Registrar , Wendy Frazier, 0427423101, E.wendyelizabeth60 “at” gmail “dot” com

Scholarships are available please check with the Registrar for application forms

Registration due by Friday 17 May 2019

See OT Flyer 2019 for application form.