Content

This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the theology and practice of public ministry in a local church setting. Attention is given, in particular, to the development of skills and conceptual understanding that will support the development of effective worship leading and biblical communication.

Unit Code: DL8798B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Analyse a number of worship “styles” and preaching methods, assessing their distinctives, and their strengths and weaknesses.

2.

Identify key components of a worship service and the relationship of these components to the overall structure.

3.

Develop and articulate a theology of worship and preaching.

4.

Outline and employ principles of worship planning and leadership and evaluate their effectiveness.

5.

Design appropriate resources for biblical communication, using hermeneutical principles and homiletical skills for use in a congregational setting.

6.

Evaluate preaching and worship methods in light of societal change.

Unit sequence:

Lectures, group work, online forums, videos

Pedagogy

Lectures, group work, online forums, videos

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1,500 word book review

25.0

1,500 word annotated worship or preaching outline

25.0

3,000 Word integrative essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-27 10:52:54 +1000