Principles & Practice of Christian Worship in Context

The unit Principles & Practice of Christian Worship in Context (CALD) introduces students to fundamental principles and practices that equip them for constructing and leading Christian worship services within the student’s own cultural context.

This unit is available only to candidates enrolled in the CALD Stream.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points





P7148 Principles and Practice of Christian Worship

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the pastoral and theological significance of the various elements of Christian worship within a particular religious and cultural tradition
  2. Identify the pastoral needs of the congregation that influence the shape of Christian worship in the specific cultural setting
  3. Analyse the key issues of current debates concerning Christian worship in a specific cultural context
  4. Assess the usefulness of a range of worship resources for a specific cultural group
  5. Construct a range of worship services suited to a variety of diverse Christian settings within the specific culture.
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