Theory and Practice of Ministry 1

The unit Theory and Practice of Ministry 1 incorporates learning experiences at a practical level as well as giving an opportunity to reflect on both the practice and theory of ministry. This reflection occurs both with an appointed supervisor and mentor as well as in the formal classroom situation.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points



P8101 Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry.



Learning Outcomes

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

  1. analyse the support systems necessary to maintain a successful placement
  2. reflect critically on recent literature that informs their personal practice of ministry
  3. evaluate their self and ministry practice on the basis of their mentoring and supervised ministry experience
  4. exhibit professional practice with creativity and initiative within a ministry context
  5. apply knowledge gained through the mentoring process to their own personal growth and leadership context.
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