Content

This unit explores skills and issues in congregational leadership. A variety of real life ministry case studies will be presented for students to engage. Through experiential methodology students will identify issues, explore a variety of responses, and engage in critical reflection about the theological and pastoral dimensions of each case. A variety of congregational and pastoral issues will be explored, eg. leadership for change, addressing conflict, gender and power, vision and planning.

Unit Code: DP3060W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify the complexities of situations encountered in ministry settings;

2.

Demonstrate the use of case study methodology in theological reflection and pastoral response;

3.

Critically evaluate a range of personal and institutional issues in ministry practice;

4.

Articulate a reflective pastoral and theological response to cases presented; and

5.

Analyse the pastoral response to a case study, with reference to theological sources.

Unit sequence

At least one Foundational unit in each of Field B, C and D

Pedagogy

Lectures, Seminars and Tutorials

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Case Study

500 word case study

10.0
Case Study

500 word case study

10.0
Case Study

500 word case study

10.0
Case Study

500 word case study

10.0
Case Study

500 word case study

10.0
Essay

2500 word essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-17 14:28:33 +1000