New Principal Rev Peter Walker, Inducted

The new principal at United Theological College, Rev. Peter Walker started in the role in February 2019, and was inducted yesterday a the Centre for Ministry along with news colleagues of Uniting Mission and Uniting Mission & Education in a Commissioning Service.

Peter brings with him a wealth of experience in ministry and academia.

Peter has studied history, philosophy, and theology at the University of NSW, McGill University, and Charles Sturt University. He has served as a Visiting Fellow at Dunmore Lang College, Chairperson of United Theological College Council, Chairperson of the Presbytery of Canberra Region, President of the Australian Capital Territory Council of Churches, and is currently a Board member and Assistant Editor of the International Journal of Public Theology.

Peter is a Minister of the Word and joins UTC from his position as Assistant Director of the Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre at Charles Sturt University and Acting Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.

“Sharing in the education and formation of the people of God for ministry ā€“ all forms of ministry ā€“ is a privilege. You always gain more than you give,” said Rev Peter Walker.

“I am honoured to be invited to offer theological leadership at UTC and throughout the Synod, and Iā€™m especially looking forward to spending time with Presbyteries and Congregations. Listening to the Church will provide much wisdom for the tasks ahead.”

This article was prepared by:
Jonathan Foye is Insightsā€™ Editor for UCA NSW/ACT Synod

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