Our Vision and Mission Principles

Booklets & PowerPoints to assist use of
Vision and Mission Principles

This resources page provides a series of booklets and other information to help explore the vision and mission of the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

You will find four booklets. For fast access click on the booklet title below that you are seeking -

All four booklets can be downloaded and printed. They contain activities and exercises that you may like to do in your gathered communities or as a personal reflection.

You will also find PowerPoints on this page to support two of the booklets, and you are welcome to use or adapt these so that they reflect your local conversations.

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Understanding the Strategic Priorities (2016-2022) Booklet

A 16 page booklet that explores three specific areas of church life that are to be proactively encouraged and supported for strengthening the vibrancy and diversity of church life in the coming years. The booklet contains reflections and exercises and is a companion to the Introducing the Vision and Mission Principles and Supporting Information on the Statements of Intent booklets.

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Engaging the Areas of Focus Booklet

A 16 page booklet that identifies the four Areas of Focus adopted by the Synod. It resources gathered communities to participate in an important ongoing whole of Church conversation about our contemporary Australian context. The booklet contains reflections and exercises that can be used by individuals or in groups and is a companion to the Introducing the Vision and Mission Principles and Supporting Information on the Statements of Intent booklets.

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Vision and Mission Principles Booklet

The first book in the series. A 16 page booklet containing information and exercises to help focus on God's mission.

Scroll further down this page to find the second booklet in the series.

You may also like to visit our video page here to view the Moderator introducing this booklet.

Vision and Mission Principles booklet - supporting powerpoint

This powerpoint is designed to support the Vision and Mission Principles booklet during group presentations. Feel free to add pages that localise its context in your particular community.

Supporting information on the Statements of Intent booklet

The second book in the series. A 28 page booklet containing information and exercises to aid exploration of the Statements of Intent – the ten Statements of Intent are a tool for guiding how we organise ourselves.

Statements of Intent booklet - supporting powerpoint

This powerpoint is designed to support the booklet, Supporting Information on the Statements of Intent. You may find it helpful during group presentations as you read the booklet. Feel free to adjust or add pages that localise its context in your particular community.