The Placements Commission (PC) reports to the Synod Standing Committee. The Commission is responsible for:
Up to six members are selected for each Committee and Commission annually. These people elected , after seeking advice from the respective bodies, will be chosen to provide for a balance of age, gender, ethnicity, rural and urban, specialist knowledge and experience, and the need for the various specified ministries to be represented.
The Placements Commission membership appointed by Synod and Presbytery currently include:
The Placement Commission meets every second Tuesday of every second month at 3:30pm (until further notice). Please confirm with our Placements Administrator Amanda Badenhorst before attending a meeting.
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Metro East, South West, Metro West, Metro Central, Metro North and Great Eastern are currently vacant. If you are interested in becoming a regional pastor for one of these vacant regions, please contact Rev Mark Illingworth.
Should you have any queries regarding stipends, allowances, relocation, travel and other ministry entitlements, please refer to the Ministry Handbook.
If you have any queries regarding your current placement and your status of applying to become a Minister of the Uniting Church, please contact Rev Mark Illingworth or Amanda Badenhorst.
Visit our Ministry Vacancy page to find out about current vacancies we might have.
If you would like to find out more about the Placements Commission or have a related enquiry, please contact:
Rev Mark Illingworth
Pastoral Relations and Placements Co-ordinator
Phone: (08) 9260 9804
Pastoral Relations and Placements Administrator
Phone: (08) 9260 9805
Phone: (08) 9260 9800 or 1300 736 692
Postal Address: GPO Box M952, Perth WA 6843
Physical Address: 85-89 Edward St, Perth