Associates Program

This special Wednesday morning program is for people over 50 who may have more time on their hands and who want to dig deeper biblically without the pressure of exams or assignments. You can come to one, a few, or ideally come to all 12! Each semester a different unit of study will be covered.

Our aim is for you to:

  • Deepen your knowledge of the Bible
  • Be encouraged in your walk with God
  • Be encouraged by how God is at work overseas and around Australia
  • Enjoy the warm fellowship and community of SMBC
  • Learn from great lecturers!

2020: Our Semester 1, program (12 sessions) from  5 February, 2020  to 10 June, 2020  on  'Wisdom - Old and New'  will be taught by SMBC lecturers Kirk Patston and Malcolm Gill. 

Save the dates: 5,12, 19 and 26 February; 11,18, and 25 March; 28 April; 13, 20 May; 3 and 10 June, 2020!

Kirk Patston, SMBC  Old Testament lecturer will teach eight sessions from Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job.  Kirk will be followed by Malcolm Gill, New Testament and Preaching lecturer, teaching four sessions from the book of James.

To register for the remaining  2019 sessions, scroll down and select dates that best suit you.  Alternatively, contact us for assistance on 02 9747 4780 or email.

Registrations for the 2020 dates will be up in December 2019.


9.00am  Tea and coffee on arrival

9.30am  Principal's Hour (main chapel service)

10.40am  Morning Tea on the lawn

11.05am  Lecture

12.00pm  Break

12.05pm  Lecture

12.50pm  Lunch (included in cost)

1.20pm  Finish


Remaining  2019 date:  6 Nov. (Register below)


Per session: $20.00 individual / $30.00 for two  (Full semester-12 Sessions: $190 individual or $285.00 for two)

Contact us on 02 9747 4780 or email for larger group arrangements


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SMBC, PO Box 83
43 Badminton Road, Croydon NSW 2132
T +61 2 9747 4780
Sydney Missionary and Bible College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology
ACT Cricos Code Provider: 02650E
ABN: 11 000 047 950