Conference Program

The current program for the TCMA Conference can be found here

 

There is an excursion being offered on the firday of the conference to allow people to see Newcastle

A tour around Newcastle will be offered including the two Cathedrals (Anglican and Catholic) and Historic Fort Scratchly with a talk about the Japanese attack on Newcastle during WWII. We will also take in Lake Macquarie if time permits and take people back to Williamtown for afternoon flights. There will be oportunity for people to buy their own lunch. A donation towards cost of bus hire would be welcome.

 

Throughout the conference, workshops will be offered to choice from. The workshop program can be found here and below, complete with links to full abstracts for each workshop or more information. You able to make your choices at registration on the Monday or Tuesday

 

Tuesday

24 September

2.00 pm

Rev. Geoff Boyce:
(Flinders University SA)

“Chaplaincy with the secular God/Spiritual world”

Abstract

Rev. Dr. Russell Briese:
(Griffith University QLD)

“Exploring principles and practices of university chaplaincy”

Abstract

Mr. Robert Lingard:
(Southern Cross University NSW)

“Situating Chaplaincy services in Australian Universities”

Abstract

Fr. Richard Murray:
(RMIT VIC)

“Ministering to people of all faiths and none – vineyard or minefield”

Abstract

Tuesday

24 September

4.00 pm

Pastor Rick Hergenhan & John Skrzypaszek:
(University of Newcastle)

“A Balanced life is a happy life – Seventh Day Adventist Perspective”

Abstract

Mrs. Benita Tate:
(Seasons for Growth Co-ordinatior, Diocese of Maitland – Newcastle)

“Seasons for Growth”

Abstract

Rev. Newton Daddow:
(Swinburne University VIC)

“The search for answers – nurturing the hungry heart”

Abstract

Fr. Dom Carrigan:
(University of Newcastle)

“Memorial services for university personnel”

Abstract

Wednesday

24 September

2.00 pm

Rev. Judy Redman:
(La Trobe University Albury-Wodonga campus)

“Using Labyrinths and Mandalas on campus”

Abstract

Mr. Tom Jones:
(University of Newcastle)

“Cultural Sensitivity in ‘International’ Universities”

Abstract

Mr. Kevin Connor:
(Australian National University ACT)

“Stress in tertiary institutions”

Abstract

Rev. Dr. Rod Pattendon:
(Former University Chaplain)

“The Clash of Gods: Living in a Media Culture”

Abstract

Wednesday

24 September

4.00 pm

Dr. David Pohlmann:
(Christian Heritage College QLD)

“Exploring ways that the Chapel may be an important community connection point for ALL members of our College community”

Abstract

Dr. Steve Bevis:
(University of Newcastle)

“Social Justice in the Halls of Academia: The role of Chaplaincy in helping create a vision and practice of community on campus”

Abstract

Arto Avakian:
(Australian National University ACT)

“In Jewish/Christian dialogue is (St) Paul friend or foe?”

Abstract