Content

This unit will explore the nature and role of teenage and youth ministry in the Orthodox Church. Students will reflect on the aims of teenage and youth ministry and develop a strong philosophy of teenage and youth ministry in 21st century Australia. The unit will also explore the key skills and leadership qualities needed for ministering to teenagers and youth.

Unit Code: DA8110A

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Mission and Ministry

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate their own philosophy of teenage and youth ministry

2.

Discuss the implications of the Orthodox understanding of ministry on teenage and youth ministry today

3.

Examine the generational profile of teenagers and youth today

4.

Explore and evaluate ministry strategies appropriate to the needs of teenagers and youth

5.

Formulate a range of initiatives for teenage and youth ministry

Pedagogy

12 weekly sessions, required reading and additional reading resources.

Assessments

Name Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

Reading reflections-Equivalent to 1500 words)

1500 25.0
Essay

Philosophy of ministry 1500 words

1500 25.0
Essay

Ministry plan 2000 words

2000 50.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-31 10:05:31 +1000