Program Released 28 -30 May 2019 Hobart, Tasmania

UM&MN (Uniting Mission and Ministry Network) Meeting 28 -30 May 2019 Hobart, Tasmania

Fantastic news  John Clarke and our friends from the VicTas Synod have done a lot of work to put together a solid program for May next year.

Click here for the information you need

Please register here – this gives us an idea of who is coming…


You don’t have to be completely committed yet.  Think of it as an “Intent to Attend”.  The organisers would prefer to know that you are considering attending” even if you can’t confirm.  It gives us an idea of how well we have got the message out.

When you go to the registration page you can indicate either

  • Definitely coming
  • Thinking about it… will confirm later
  • Pulling out – sorry I can’t attend now.

Program and outline agenda and accommodation is all listed on website.

So click on the site and have a look at the offering.   Any questions to John Clarke!


Time Activity Venue  

Tuesday 28th May 2019


12:00 -12:45 Arrival and Lunch Accom:

Riverfront Motel


Uniting AgeWell Strathaven

9 Strathaven Dve  Rosetta, Tas 7010

Participants arrange their own accommodation.
12:45 – 13:00 Welcome

Acknowledgement of Country

Introductions GM Jane Johnson + Site Manager Denise Hallam

Uniting AgeWell Strathaven


13:00 – 13:20 Opening Reflection


13:20 – 14:00 Overview of Uniting Church in Tasmania,  Mission Initiatives, partnerships, community metrics

Idea of tour options

14:00- 15:00 UM&MN Business Strathaven
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Tea Strathaven
15:30 – 17:00 UM&MN Business Strathaven
18:00 – 20.00 Holy Communion, grape juice & bread

Dinner, Drinks: Wine, juice and water




Wednesday 29th May 2019


07:30 – 09:00 Breakfast Riverfront Motel Own arrangements
09:00 – 09:15 Morning Reflection Strathaven
09:15 – 10:30 Site Visits: Using two buses or hire vans

1 Aged Care: AM: Special Dementia Facility, Queenborough Rise & Ningana, lunch at Ningana & PM:Moonah community hub optional tour of Strathaven,

2 Community Services: Kingston Centre, lunch at Leprena, TADPAC, Hobart Hub

14:30 Site Visits concluded and return to Hobart CBD
14.30 – 16.00 Explore Hobart At own convenience
18:00 – 20.30 Dinner Restaurant – at own expense
20.30 Transport back Riverfront Hotel

Thursday 30th May 2019


07:30 – 09:00 Breakfast Riverfront Motel Own arrangements
09:00 – 09:15 Reflection Strathaven
09:15 – 10:30 UM&MN Business

Decide on next year’s location

10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea Strathaven
11:00 – 12:15 UM&MN Business
12.15 – 12.30 Closure and Feedback
12:30 – 13:00 Lunch Strathaven
13:00 Meeting Closed  – Share transport to the airport


1              Discussion papers from members welcome 7 days before the meeting.

On agenda: Member input by pre-papers, UnitingCare Theological Reflection, UnitingCare Australia Update.

2              Tuesday Dinner Speaker being arranged.

4              Places to Visit

  1. Uniting AgeWell Senior Services:
    1. Queenborough Rise
    2. Ningana
    3. Moonah community hub
    4. Special Dementia unit


  1. Hobart Community Services:
    1. Hobart Hub & TADPAC
    2. Kingston Centre
    3. Leprena
    4. An innovative community service location

8              Recommend Hotel next to meeting venue: