Lay Ministry Training

Go to our Learning Events page or contact us for details via 03 341 3399 or if you cannot easily locate information from your region for courses in your region.


South Canterbury Preaching Course 2019

A one-day workshop for South Canterbury preachers. The sessions will be streamed to cater for new preachers as well as experienced preachers.

In the last module of this workshop we will discuss how we can further support each other, to work towards even more effective preaching in the South Canterbury area.

Saturday 19 October 9.30am – 3.30pm

St Philip and All Saints, 124 Luxmoore Rd, Marchwiel.

Visiting course tutors: Rev Dr Tom Innes (Director, Theology House) and Rev Stephanie Robson (Diocesan Ministry Educator)

Cost: Free. B.Y.O. lunch. Tea / coffee provided.

Required for acceptance: an endorsement from your Vicar, Priest in Charge, or Senior Minister.

Enquiries / registration: by Friday 11 October to Heather Fraser,


Introduction to Te Reo Maori

Last year’s course was very well received by all who participated so Theology House is grateful to our Tikanga partners at Te Waipounamu for providing a first-class introduction to the use of Te Reo in liturgy again this year.

This year’s course is 7pm to 9.15pm Tuesday evenings, 15 October to 19 November inclusive. It will be hosted at Te Hepara Pai, 290 Ferry Road, Christchurch. The cost is $60 per person.

Registrations and enquiries to Heather Fraser at Theology House,

All courses have limited places.


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Theology House is open to working with you and your parish on training in lay ministry. Contact the Acting Director, Tom Innes, for further information and/or an appointment with him at Theology House.