The General Assembly of 2015 affirmed the urgent need for additional support and development opportunities for those in the recognised ministries of the Church and from this Ascend was born.

About Ascend

Ascend brings together a range of services and opportunities for those in ministry. The heart of Ascend is to provide a creative and safe space that enables meaningful support and development.

We hope the services and opportunities of Ascend benefit all of you in ministry serving God throughout the local communities throughout the Church.


Core Services

Ascend's Core Services include:

  • Conferences
  • Ministerial Development Conversation
  • Pastoral Supervision
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching
  • Postgraduate Fund
  • CMD Opportunities
  • Spiritual Accompaniment
  • First Five Years Support
  • Study Leave
  • Counselling and Therapy.

Where to Find Us

Ascend Online launched on the 19 May 2017 and continues to evolve. At Ascend Online you can find out about our core services, book a Ministerial Development Conversation, find useful resources, and browse the latest news and events. You also apply for Study Leave, Postgraduate Funding and IME fund via our easy to use web forms.