This Supervised Theological Field Education unit focuses especially on developing further the skills of preparing and preaching the sermon. The student will practise exegetical skills by working with lectionary readings for the preparation and delivery of sermons in a ministry context. The preparation and delivery will be regularly evaluated with the STFE Workplace Director. Professional ministry standards including safeguarding underpin this unit.
Unit code: DP3021L
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Practicum
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an integrated understanding of Child Safeguarding and Professional Ministry Standards as they apply in the context of writing and preaching the sermon
Demonstrate competencies in writing and preaching sermons in a ministry context
Reflect theologically and pastorally on the ministry of the Word in a ministry context
Reflect critically on the contribution of the field placement to spiritual and personal development, and readiness for vocation
Document evidence of learning about the ministry of the Word and self-awareness that has resulted from the field placement
Course relationship: A Supervised Theological Field Education (STFE) unit in both the Bachelor of Theology and Bachelor of Ministry; normally offered only to LCA pastoral candidates.
Prerequisites: 36 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP)—normally DP2015L Preparing the Sermon and DP3016L Preaching the Sermon, or equivalent | Prior to commencement of placement, completion of learning module on the University code of conduct as well as safeguarding processes required by the LCA
This STFE learning is informed by relevant literature, Workplace Director observation and mentoring, and student reflective integrative responses.
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Preaching program plan
Workshop 1: Exegetical summary and sermon outline for a discussion
Workshop 2: Integrative response after each sermon delivery reflecting on STFE experience
A record of placement including specific reflection on Child Safeguarding and Professional Ministry Standards in the context of preaching
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 5 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:51 +1000