What is the Engagement Ministry Centre?

The Engagement Ministry Centre at the Synod is made up of a small, dedicated team of communications specialists. We develop a range of materials designed to encourage and support communication within the church and between the church and the wider community.

Alongside the publication of New Times and our weekly newsletter UC e-News, we also offer congregations and organisations linked to the Uniting Church a whole host of communications services, including:

Please review the Engagement Booklet below for a selected collection of the services we can provide in the Engagement Ministry Centre.

Click here to Download a copy of  the Engagement Booklet



Meet the Engagement Team

Bridget Ransome, Executive Officer, Engagement Ministry Centre

Bridget has had an extensive career across marketing, media, communications and event management, highlighted by more than eleven years at SAS Channel 7 Adelaide in a variety of roles. She is a professional editor and freelance writer with a degree in Professional and Creative Communication (majoring in writing) and First Class Honours also in writing. In her role as Executive Officer, Bridget manages the Engagement Ministry Centre which is responsible for communications, media and campaigns delivered on behalf of the Uniting Church in South Australia.

Alex Gatley, Senior Graphic and Digital Designer

Alex is a skilled graphic designer with experience working with church organisations and not-for-profits. He believes engaging and professional visual communication is essential for sharing the messages, interests and stories of the church, in a positive and impactful way.


Azi Parvandar, Graphic and Digital Designer 

Azi is a multidisciplinary designer who thrives on immersing into diverse Design Projects, spanning graphic and digital design ventures. Her mission is to assist businesses and congregations in crafting effective branding. 



Dat Nguyen, Engagement and Communications Officer 

Dat, formally from Vietnam, is a recent graduate of Flinders University majoring in Marketing. Dat has professional experience and passion for photography, videography, and digital marketing. His mission is to bring digital innovation and creativity to the work of the Engagement team, as he believes that every experience/mistake is important from which to grow from.




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