This unit introduces students to theologies and practices of youth ministry. Students will explore the cross-cultural nature of ministering to youth in Australian culture and reflect theologically on the task. They will explore and evaluate various ideas, strategies and frameworks for evangelism, discipleship and mission with and to young people. This unit explores ministry to young people in church settings, as well as introducing basic principles to connect with young people in non-church based settings.

Unit Code: DM2120B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes


Articulate theological understandings of ministry to youth.


Analyse the cultural contexts of young people and develop strategies for communication and evangelism.


Assess elements of ministry practice which develop faith in young people


Articulate a framework for effective engagement in youth ministry.


Articulate the importance of communication, relational and pastoral skills relevant to youth ministry.

Unit sequence

15 points in Field D


Lectures, Site visits, Tutorials, Workshops


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Tutorial Paper

1500 word Tutorial Paper

1500 40.0

2500 word Integrative Essay

2500 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-05 08:32:35 +1000