Theory and Practice of Ministry 2

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 mentor as well as the formal classroom situation. The mentoring would be with experienced ordained pastors or those in recognised specialist ministries.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points



P8501 Introduction to Pastoral and Practical Theology

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. appraise the key features of the support systems necessary to maintain a successful ministry in the context of a placement
  2. develop a critical understanding of the issues involved in interacting within the mentoring and classroom situation
  3. evaluate the supervisory process and personal journaling as a means of critical self-evaluation and personal growth
  4. reflect on and develop an ongoing personal ministry profile
  5. demonstrate an advanced level of practical involvement and initiative in the process of practical church ministry.
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