Lay Presidency at the Sacraments

An exploration of and training for presiding at the sacraments of Baptism and Communion
as celebrated by the Uniting Church in Australia.

About the Course

This course will be presented through a mixed-mode of three Wednesday evenings via Zoom and one face-to-face assessment session (to be determined in discussion with participants)

The face-to-face training day must be attended to complete this course.

This course is for:

  • Anyone interested in learning about communion in the Uniting Church;
  • Lay presiders looking for a refresher course;
  • People exploring the idea of lay presidency and those already authorised by the Pastoral Relations Committee as part of their recognition.
  • It is also an ideal opportunity for a small group, faith community, bible study group, or congregation to spend time exploring the sacraments together.

Dates and Times

This course will be delivered over four sessions:

Three Wednesday evening sessions via Zoom and one face-to-face session.

Zoom Training Schedule:

Session 1 The Sacraments: Wednesday , 10th April , 7 pm—8:30 pm

Session 2 Holy Communion: Wednesday 17th April, 7 pm—8:30 pm

Session 3 Baptism  :Wednesday , 24th April, 7 pm—8:30 pm

The Face to Face Assessment Session:

Venues & dates to be confirmed. It is expected that due to the size of the Presbytery more than one face-to-face day will be required at locations to be negotiated with participants.

Zoom session

Join Lay Presidents Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 898 9489 2992

Passcode: PNEVPLM