The unit is a pastoral theology unit. In this unit students are provided with opportunity to reflect on the nature of the pastoral ministry especially as it is understood in the Lutheran Church of Australia. Students will focus on the pastoral ministry involved at key times of people’s lives such as birth, marriage and death, and studies selected Lutheran Church of Australia’ Rites (for example, baptism, marriage, funeral).
Unit Code: DP8203L
Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Explain the practice of LCA pastoral ministry in terms of servanthood and leadership
Articulate how a Lutheran sacramental theology informs pastoral practice at key times in people’s lives
Identify and discuss the appropriate use of the Lutheran Church of Australia’s Church Rites in congregational, school and aged care ministry
Demonstrate a developed capacity to thoughtfully engage in the processes of theological reflection on the pastoral role in the church.
Reading of the pastoral epistles with reflection. Lecture and additional readings as the basis for class discussion.
Book Review 1500 words
Report 1500 words
Essay 3000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-04 23:54:59 +1100