The aim of the ministry training fund is to financially support those who are taking the significant step of forgoing their normal employment in order to undertake training for ministry. The principle behind the fund is, ‘the worker deserves his wages’ (1 Tim 5:18). If people are forgoing other paid employment to do ministry, they should receive support from the people to whom they minister.

Who is eligible to apply to the fund?

  1. Those who are currently at a theological college who wish to undertake a student placement with us.
  2. Those who are wishing to explore full-time ministry through our Ministry Training program.

How is the fund administered?

The fund is administered by the Parish Council.

Where do the funds come from?

The fund is dependent on people contributing to the fund.

How much will each person receive?

This will largely be dependent on the income received by the fund.

How do I contribute to the fund?

If you wish to contribute, please arrange an electronic transfer into the following account:

Account Name: St Stephens Anglican Church Newtown NSW

BSB: 112879

Account No: 465117751  

Reference: Ministry Training Fund (required)

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