Tara Curlewis, the new Acting Executive Director for UME, comes to the role with a corporate background in Market Research and Mineral Exploration, a Bachelor of Applied Sciences and Bachelor of Theology; and has exercised, since her ordination, roles in the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Uniting Church in Australia and the National Council of Churches in Australia. Tara has served in congregational ministry, and more recently in strategic and intentional supply positions within the Sydney Central Coast, Hunter and Parramatta-Nepean Presbyteries. She has served on numerous Synod and Assembly Boards and as Deputy Chairperson of the Sydney Central Coast Presbytery. Tara is passionate about the Uniting Church and this opportunity to lead the important work and direction of Uniting Mission & Education in the coming, weeks and months. “Uniting Mission and Education is a key resource for the Synod of NSW and ACT in equipping and training informed leaders who are able to integrate their learning and experience in local community to help people grow in faith, discipleship and leadership in the church.” “I look forward to working with passionate, professional and community-focussed members of the staff, students, and candidates in exercising collaborative leadership each day, to ensure that mission and education are core values at the centre of our Synod.” (Profile created: 11/10/17)
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