Our annual Open Day is coming up! Each year, we fling open our doors so you can learn more about studying at St Mark’s.
Come take a tour of our serenely beautiful Canberra campus with our resident guide, speak to lecturers, learn about our courses, and find out how you can deepen your faith and enhance your work and ministry by studying with us.
Busy family day? Bring everyone along! Children are absolutely welcome.
St Mark’s National Memorial Library is hosting a special book sale where we’ll be selling theological and ministry books at low, low prices. Come on in and grab a bargain or ten!
All proceeds from the sale will go towards The Friends of St Mark’s fund, which was established to support the library. Contributions to this fund enable us to maintain and increase our collection, staff and resource the library, and provide appropriate accommodation to our precious and diverse collection.
|9:00am||Morning tea and chat with Lecturers. Book Fair commences.||Ample parking is available on the grounds of St Mark's. Please come in for a cup of tea or coffee! Our lecturers will be on hand to answer your personal questions about studying at St Mark's and CSU's School of Theology.
|9:45am||Welcome||Dr Andrew Cameron, Director of St Mark's National Theological Centre|
|Director's Vision||An overview of who we are, and where we're going|
|9:55am||Mini lectures||Two short lecture samples to give you an idea of some of the subjects taught at St Mark's|
|Ethical ministry after the Royal Commission|
Learn how pastoral supervision for safe ministry and churches is where reflecting (not reporting) is the central activity.
|By Rev'd Dr Geoff Broughton,
Course coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision
Lecturer, Charles Sturt University School of Theology
|Healing social distancing in Luke’s story about Jesus’ encounter with ten lepers||By Dr David Neville, Associate Professor, Charles Sturt University School of Theology|
|10:25am||Study Options and Courses||Theology and Ministry: Dr Bernard Doherty
Pastoral Counselling and Ageing & Pastoral Studies: Rev'd Dr Andrew Cameron
RTO: Rev'd Dr Andrew Errington
|Charles Sturt University||Learn about Higher Education options through our long-term partnership with Charles Sturt University's School of Theology|
|St Mark's||Learn about our Vocational Education and Training options through St Mark's own RTO.|
|10:50am||Ask Our Students||Director Andrew Cameron will interview our current students about their experience studying in St Mark's before opening to the floor for questions. Feel free to mingle and chat with our students after!|
|11:15am||Tour of campus and Chat with Lecturers||Come tour the campus with resident guide Dr Michael Gladwin or stay in and chat with our lecturers about your study goals and needs.|
|11:45am||Lunch||Please join us for a sausage sizzle! Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available|