The Wednesday program at the Perth Theological Hall is part of the formation of Uniting Church ministerial candidates. The morning sessions cover a wide range of topics and are also open to the public. The theme for first semester 2013 is ‘The Australian Context’, which examines the many contexts of the Uniting Church within Australian society. The dates and topics are listed below, with topics presented by people from both faculty and the wider Church. Sessions run from 10.30 – 12.45pm with a break for morning tea at 11.30pm. The venue is the Worship Centre at Murdoch University and there is no cost to attend any of the sessions below.
20 February The Australian Context: demographics and an overview of Australian society
27 February The Australian economy: trends in and effects of the resource economy
6 March Australian Religion from 18th century to now
13 March Indigenous Concerns
27 March Youth culture/contemporary media
3 April Inter-religious dialogue
10 April Visit to the Jewish Orthodox Synagogue in Menora
17 April Islam, with Dr Ameer Ali plus afternoon visit to Murdoch Mosque
1 May Visit Baha’i temple, Melville
8 May Visit Hindu temple
15 May Visit Buddhist temple
For enquiries, please get in touch with Kerry at firstname.lastname@example.org or 93606880, or Sophie at email@example.com at 9360 6890. Times of visits to other places of worship vary so please register your interest with Kerry or Sophie before the date.