Information for Potential Candidates

Men and women being prepared for ministry in the Uniting Church are called candidates. The application process begins in the Presbytery of an applicant, with a mentored exploration of ministry and call (the Period of Discernment).

If you are interested in talking about what being a candidate might be like, or how to prepare for this, you are welcome to make an appointment with Jennifer Byrnes, Head of College at

Applications to the Synod Selection committee are handled through the Centre for Theology & Ministry, and must be lodged by the first Friday in May. Email for application forms.