Congregation-based Training Programs

Revitalisation Training

Our Ministry Development Officer Rev Chris Siriweera conducts Revitalisation Training weekends including a presentation titled ‘Towards A Healthier Church’ in which the following topics are covered:

  1. What is the Church?
  2. What is Church Revitalisation?
  3. Why Church Revitalisation?
  4. Symptoms of Declining Churches
  5. The Church at Ephesus - a Case Study
  6. Leadership
  7. WELL [Worship, Evangelism, Loving, Learning]
  8. Igniting the Fire - the Holy Spirit and Revitalisation
  9. Developing Ministry Teams
  10. Staying on Mission

There is also an action plan as a follow up to the seminar where Chris works closely with the Minister and the leadership to track any implementation/progress arising from the seminar.

How To Share Your Faith - Evangelism Training

  • Think about evangelism and how to share your faith
  • To be intentional about sharing our faith - individually and collectively

Developing Church Leaders

This is training in Pastoral Leadership, with a focus on church Elders.

  • What is a leader?
  • Why should we develop leaders?
  • How do we go about developing church leaders?
  • Presbyterian church governance structure
  • Elders as shepherds

Contact us at mdc@pcv.org.au to express interest in any of our training programs for your church.

Other Programs

Kingdom Come Online Prayer Meeting

Join us for prayer for our church, the world-wide church and the world.

Kingdom Come Online Prayer Meetings are held 4 times a year at 8am on a Saturday morning. Zoom links are sent out closer to the date via the PCV Email Network.

Dates for upcoming Kingdom Online Prayer meetings in 2023 are:

  • Saturday 13 May
  • Saturday 11 August
  • Saturday 18 November

Peer Support Program

Meeting regularly with church Pastors across the state in small groups to encourage one another in:

  • Our walks with the Lord
  • Family life
  • Ministry
  • Church revitalisation efforts
  • To upskill each other

For more information about any of our programs contact us at mdc@pcv.org.au .

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