Moore College gives thanks to God for the life and ministry of Dr Mike Ovey, Principal of Oak Hill College, who died suddenly on 7 January at the age of 58. Dr Ovey taught at Moore for three years (1995-98) before returning to the UK to join the Oak Hill faculty. He was appointed Principal in 2007.
Dr Ovey has been author or contributor to numerous books, has contributed regularly to the journal Themelios, as well as producing many scholarly and popular articles for other journals. He has been … more
The Moore College office is open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday throughout the year. Days on which the office will not be open to the public in 2017 due to NSW Public Holidays are listed here. Moore Library opening hours are advised on their website.
NSW Public Holiday
Date in 2017
New Year's Day (in lieu)
Monday, 2 January
Thursday, 26 January
Good Friday … more
Moore College wishes you a Happy Christmas remembering our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." (Isaiah 9:6)
The Principal, faculty, staff and students of Moore College thank you for your support in prayer, interest and giving in 2016. We pray that you will have many opportunities this Christmas to … more
We’ve just made the PTC better (and more accessible) than ever! The Preliminary Theological Certificate (PTC) has been used for training in churches for more than 75 years. From 2017, the course is more accessible than ever. What’s more, we have reduced our base level fee by 50% (to $45) and opened up multiple methods of delivery to suit different learning styles and needs.
Dr Chase Kuhn, Director of Distance Studies, explained the enhancements:
"Our course can be taken online or with a physical book. You can study on your own, in a group, with a coach, or come to … more
On 5 December, the College announced the launch of a new Advanced Diploma of Bible, Mission and Ministry in 2017. A central feature of this course is the new women’s ministry study stream. It provides the opportunity for students to specialise in women’s ministry.
Women’s Ministry Stream
This branch of the Advanced Diploma contains the same biblical, theological and ministry foundations as the first year Bachelor’s degree program. … more
For many years Moore College has offered both a Diploma of Bible and Missions and a Diploma of Bible and Ministry alongside its degree programs. Now these courses have been improved, upgraded into an advanced diploma and combined in the new Diploma of Bible, Mission and Ministry, commencing in Semester 1, 2017.
The new Advanced Diploma retains all the strengths of the previous diplomas with specialised streams in missions and ministry at both a deeper and more practical levels. There is also a new stream in … more
Today Moore College has concluded its 160th academic year. The end of year community chapel service and a community lunch have been held today to mark this occasion. The Exiting students dinner was also held last night to celebrate all that our leaving students have learnt and the friendships they have developed throughout their time at College.
It has been a year of tremendous change and milestones including the 160th birthday of the College, the completion of the new building, the creation of a new Centre for Global Mission and a new … more
In what is great news for the training of preachers and Bible teachers in Sydney and beyond, Cornhill Sydney will relocate to the Newtown campus of Moore College from the start of 2017. This new location will facilitate closer partnership, with the common goal of better equipping men and women in Bible exposition, and especially those who are charged with the critical role of preaching.
“We are always seeking to improve what we do to prepare people for a ministry of preaching and other forms of Bible teaching”, said Moore College Principal Mark Thompson. “Cornhill … more
There was great joy at Moore College yesterday as the keys to the new building were handed to the Principal, Dr Mark Thompson. “This is a significant milestone”, Dr Thompson said. “In one way or another a building has been planned on this site for 50 years and now in God’s goodness it is here.”
Though there is still much to be done to get the building ready for its official opening on 11 February, 2017, there is excitement as staff, students, faculty and of course the library, plan to move … more
David Broughton Knox (1916 – 1994) was the long serving Principal of Moore Theological College from 1959 until 1985. The College recently explored Broughton's life and theology as well as its enduring influence on Sydney diocese and beyond.
2016 marks the centenary of the birth of ‘Broughton’, one of the most influential theologians Sydney Diocese has produced. To mark the occasion, the Moore College Library Day was … more