Content

This unit will introduce students to the process of field education and theological reflection. Students will be placed in a field placement with an accredited placement supervisor. They will engage in contextual ministry practice and through theological reflection, further reading, self- reflection, and supervision develop skills and competencies in the practice of ministry. Placements available are wide ranging within both metropolitan and rural contexts. Attention will be given to the development of foundational skills in ministry and leadership within the 21st century church.

Unit Code: DP8900P

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Pilgrim Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate competencies in ministry practice in the field placement ministry context.

2.

Demonstrate the ability to theological reflect on ministry practice and ministry context

3.

Document evidence of learning about ministry and self- awareness that has resulted from the field placement.

4.

Develop goals and demonstrate key ministry practice skills required within a Field Placement context.

5.

Reflect critically on the contribution of the field placement to their spiritual and personal development and ministerial identity.

6.

Integrate their wider theological reading into theological reflection on the placement context.

Unit sequence

Co-requisites: This unit accompanies or follows immediately on from engagement in an approved Field Education Placement.

Pedagogy

Supervised Ministry Experience Theological Reflection in Placement and Seminar

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

Learning Agreement and Evaluations (2000 words)

2000 40.0
Essay

Essay (3000 words)

3000 40.0
Seminar or Tutorial

Theological Reflection Seminar (1000 words equivalent)

1000 20.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-20 16:11:27 +1000