Position at Canberra Central Uniting Church

Position Vacant: A Minister of the Word to be part of a team ministering to the 3 worshiping communities within Wesley and St Aidan’s Uniting churches that form Canberra Central Parish.

Canberra Central is a city church with many of the hallmarks of a regional congregation bringing together people with a wide variety of professional experience from across the national capital. The Parish is looking for a minister to join the collegiate ministry team with Rev. David Thiem and other staff and deliver a focus on preaching the gospel, leading worship, encouraging and supporting congregational members in their Christian lives in church and community and nurturing connections with the Wesley Music Centre.

Visit wesleycanberra.org.au to find out more about Canberra Central Uniting Parish or contact JNC convenor John Williams, 0419 253 915, jwil3940 at bigpond.net.au

Applications close Friday October 11, 2013.

Forward enquiries and applications to
Rev. Jane Fry
Associate Secretary
janef at nsw.uca.org.au
PO Box A2178, Sydney South NSW 1235

Wesley UC to welcome Korean delegation

WCC logoThe World Council of Churches (WCC)10th Assembly is to be held in Busan Korea, in October- November this year. A delegation of 12 Korean church and government leaders will be visiting Canberra in July, as part of a program of visiting all previous World Council of Churches Assembly venues to celebrate their contribution to the worldwide ecumenical movement.

An Ecumenical Service on Thursday 11th July at 5pm at Wesley Uniting Church, National Circuit, Forrest, ACT is being held to welcome the members of the Korean delegation and to celebrate Canberra’s part in ecumenical history.

Everyone is welcome. Invite your friends to join you.

100 years of outback support and care

Wesley Uniting Church, National Circuit, Forrest will be celebrating the AIM/Frontier Services centenary with a joint celebratory service with St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on the 21st October, a fund-raising breakfast for Frontier Services on the 27th October and with guest preacher, Rev Jorge Rebolledo, the flying patrol minister based out of Broken Hill, at both services Sunday 28th October.

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Organ Scholarships for Students

Applications are invited for two new pipe organ scholarships for school students which are being offered by the Wesley Music Foundation (WMF). These ACT Organ School scholarships, to be known as the Gwyneth Bunning memorial scholarships, will be available initially for the financial year 2011-12.

The WMF is seeking applications from students who have reached at least AMEB Grade 4 or 5 in piano performance and have an interest in and aptitude for learning the pipe organ.

Enquiries can be made to Garth Mansfield, Secretary, Wesley Music Foundation, by email mansg at bigpond.net.au or 02 6248 6230. Applications close on 31 July 2011.

Celebrating Our Faith – National Seminar on Word and Music in Worship

Wesley Canberra

Third National Seminar on Word and Music in Worship
Friday 16 Oct 09 – Sunday 18 Oct 09
Wesley Uniting Church and Wesley Music Centre
20 National Circuit, Forrest ACT

A rich array of music from near and far, worship, leadership and lively fellowship to inspire and challenge us all.

Three outstanding international speakers:
John Bell – Iona community, Scotland
Colin Gibson – leading NZ author & composer of songs & hymns
Michael Hawn – Professor of Church Music, Perkins School of Theology, Dallas and leader in world Christian music.
plus 6 other specialist facilitators.