Ministry Secretary


The Ministry Secretary
The Rev. Dr Pat Baxter

The Ministry Secretary heads the Ministry Committee of the UPCSA. Her responsibilities are primarily:

  • Selection of candidates for the Ministry.
  • Supervision of Students for the Ministry doing their academic training.
  • Students for the Ministry doing their Post Academic Training (PAT) placed in a congregation as a Probationer.
  • Planning and running two P.A.T. Conferences per annum.
  • Liaison with all 6 the academic institutions.
  • Student course and curriculum choices and advice.
  • Student vacation placement for practicals.
  • Discipline and allocation of bursaries to ordained Ministers wishing to further their studies.

The Ministry secretary reports to the Ministry Committee which meets four times per annum.
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