P7213
Children’s Ministry

The unit Children’s Ministry aims to introduce the student to the field of children’s ministry. It provides a theoretical and practical framework for ministry among children in church and a variety of community settings.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Explain the basic concepts of Children’s ministry as a missional activity of the local Church
  2. Explain the basic features of the learning characteristics, overall development, and appropriate stages of faith of children.
  3. Utilise contemporary resources and techniques to nurture, manage, and ensure safety in children’s ministry in congregational and community settings
  4. Evaluate the effectiveness of a variety of Children’s ministry approaches in congregational and community settings
  5. Design a children’s ministry program for use within a faith and/or community context and defend the program’s ability to nurture the children’s spiritual and religious formation.
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