Centre for Theology and Ministry

The Centre for Theology and Ministry (CTM) is located at 29 College Crescent Parkville.

It was purpose-built as a vibrant educational hub to provide resources and to inspire advancement for all who seek discipleship, leadership opportunities and ministry – lay and ordained – within the church and beyond.

Today it is a multi-purpose complex incorporating equipping Leadership for Mission. eLM is one of the three units which comprise the Victorian and Tasmanian Synod Ministries and Operations.  In addition to providing offices for most eLM staff, the CTM is home to


CTM Resourcing

CTM Resourcing is a rich trove of resources for supporting, encouraging and informing discipleship and ministry. The resources include texts (everything from books to lectionaries),  a wide range of certificates and service records, UCA logos (indoor/outdoor stickers, sew-on badges, lapel pins), CDs, tapers and much more.  Most are primarily Uniting Church in Australia based, some are sourced from external publishers and others are generated by the Centre for Theology and Ministry in Parkville.

See the entire range, and order online at https://www.ctmresourcing.org.au/

Facility/Room Hire

The CTM also operates as a centre for events, meetings and functions.  Facilities are available for hire seven days a week, subject to availability.  All rooms are fully equipped with Audio Visual equipment, most with live-streaming capabilities, and can be arranged with tables and/or chairs to suit any kind of event.  Yuma Auditorium also has a grand piano and staging available. CTM also has separate lounge, breakout and eating areas available.

Our Hospitality Team can assist with room bookings, layout, equipment and catering either through our in-house café, Sage and Grace, one of our recommended external caterers, or your own.

Concertina – Info PDF (rooms, rates, setup etc), Booking Form, sample booking agreement


Maclean House

Conveniently located on the picturesque grounds of Ormond College beside the Centre for Theology and Ministry, Maclean House offers affordable B&B accommodation with a range of comfortable double, twin or triple share rooms over two levels.  Further information and bookings


Sage & Grace Café

Sage and Grace Café offers home made sandwiches, salads, cakes and daily take home meals, using quality ingredients and catering for dietaries from gluten free, vegan and low fodmap.  Visit the Sage & Grace website