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2017 Applications

METRO and YouthMETRO applications for 2017 are now open.

The basis of METRO is a commitment to obey Jesus’ command to “make disciples”. This represents a unique opportunity for your church to be engaged in the task of training men and women in ministry for Christ in such a way that they “think like Jesus, serve like Jesus, and become like Jesus”.

To apply for a METRO grant please do the following:

  1. Download either the METRO or YouthMETRO application forms (YouthMETRO application forms can now also be completed online). Microsoft Word and Apple Pages versions of the application forms can be obtained by emailing applications@metrotraineeship.org.au/
  2. The application form is to be completed by:
    1. The potential trainee
    2. The potential trainer
    3. The Senior Pastor or Session Clerk
  3. It is the potential trainer’s responsibility to ensure that each part of the application is completed and returned to the METRO Committee by the 31st August (METRO) or the 30th September (YouthMETRO).
  4. The METRO and YouthMETRO Application Timeline and Checklist will assist you in the application process.
  5. The METRO Committee will then contact you to arrange an interview.
  6. A decision regarding your application will be made and you will be contacted within a few weeks of your interview.

Graduation Lunch & 2017 Orientation

It’s an exciting occasion when we realise how many young people are being better equipped to serve Jesus. Come and join us as we celebrate the graduation of those who’ve completed METRO and YouthMETRO in 2016.
If you are beginning METRO or YouthMETRO in 2017 come along to be encouraged, and be equipped to make the most of your traineeship at the 2017 orientation.
Date: Saturday 19th November
Location: Donvale Presbyterian Church, 5 McGowans Rd Donvale
Time:  -Graduation lunch – 12-2pm (for all new and graduating METRO & YouthMETRO trainees & trainers)
-2016 Orientation – 2-4pm (for all new METRO & YouthMETRO trainees & trainers)
Cost:   $10 for trainers, trainees and their partners (subsidised)
$25 for any friends and family who want to come to support trainees
RSVP to cklepage@gmail.com by Friday 4th November.