Content

This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the theology and practice of public ministry in a local church setting. Attention is given, in particular, to the development of skills and conceptual understanding that will support the development of effective worship leading and biblical communication.

Unit Code: DL1798B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe a number of worship “styles” and preaching methods, assessing their distinctives.

2.

Identify key components of a worship service and the relationship of these components to the overall structure.

3.

Develop and articulate a theology of worship and preaching.

4.

Outline and employ the principles of worship planning and leadership and evaluate their effectiveness.

5.

Design appropriate resources for biblical communication, using introductory hermeneutical principles and homiletical skills for use in a congregational setting.

Pedagogy

Lectures, group work, online forums, videos

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Book Review

1,000 word book review

20.0
Essay

1,500 word annotated worship or preaching outline

40.0
Essay

1,500 Word integrative essay

40.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-22 13:53:17 +1000