P5082
Supervised Ministry 1

This unit incorporates learning experiences at a practical level as well as giving opportunity to reflect on both the practice and theory of ministry. This reflection occurs with both an appointed supervisor and mentor as well as the formal classroom situation. The mentoring would be with experienced ordained pastors or those in recognised specialist ministries. The unit requires a ministry placement, involvement in the process of mentoring and theological reflection with an appointed supervisor, study of the theory and the practice of pastoral ministry, mentoring and journaling, developing an initial personal ministry profile, and the legalities of pastoral ministry.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

P5010 Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the unit students should be able to:

  1. identify important aspects of support for ministry settings
  2. demonstrate a critical understanding of the issues involved in interacting within the mentoring and classroom situation
  3. incorporate the supervisory process and personal journaling as a means of critical self-evaluation
  4. demonstrate a sound level of practical involvement and initiative in the process of practical church ministry
  5. appreciate the value and process of being mentored as means of personal growth
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