Ministries & Learning Committee

equipping the people of God

The Ministries and Learning Committee seeks to provide learning opportunities, training and support to lay and ordained ministry. This includes Lay Training, Church Related Community Work, and Ministers of Word and Sacraments, both Stipendiary and Non-Stipendiary.   The Committee is also responsible for guiding those candidating for ministries within the North Western Synod of the United Reformed Church.

The role of the Synod Ministries and Learning Committee

  • Oversee the training and ongoing educational support of all ministers and lay people
  • Encourage and promote recruitment for all forms of ministerial service
  • Maintain active links with the RCLs used by the United Reformed Church, particularly those located in the Synod
  • Set and monitor the ministerial and lay training budgets in consultation with the colleagues

    Ministries & Learning Terms of Reference

    Committee Members

    Elizabeth Hall

    Elizabeth Hall


    Rob Hoch

    Rob Hoch

    Learning and Development

    Our priority
    is God’s mission

    the strong should help the weak

    we belong to each other
    under God

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