This unit is designed to broaden and further develop the students’ theology and practice of public ministry in a local church setting. A variety of creative approaches to biblical communication and worship leadership will be considered. Special focus will be given to issues relating to emerging trends in post-modern settings as well as ministry for particular focus groups and specific occasions in the life of the church.

Unit Code: DL2799B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes


Analyse the impact of recent trends within society and the church upon worship and preaching.


Formulate worship services to creatively engage with specific people groups.


Demonstrate ability to employ biblical communication in a narrative form, and one other creative alternative form, in a congregational setting.


Assess the use of liturgical, church and civic calendars in worship for effective church ministry planning.


Demonstrate a practical understanding of alternate methods of communication for different contexts (specific groups and occasions)

Unit sequence

DL 1198B Worship & Preaching: Essentials or equivalent


Lectures, group work, online forums, videos


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Oral Presentation

1,000 word online presentation (analysis of Sermon or Worship Experience)

1000 30.0

1,500 word Folio of reflections

1500 30.0

2,000 Word Integrative Essay

2000 40.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-24 08:17:36 +1000