Field D – Theology: Mission and Ministry

DA1000P/8000P

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES MINISTRY: CORE ISSUES AND CONTEXTUALITIES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE
E Barnett

Field D – Mission and Ministry (DA)

Semester 2: Intensive at Stirling Theological College
7, 8, 9, 12,13, 14 July

The needs of children and their families will focus our discussion of church and the Australian context.  Addressing the theology, spirituality and sociology of the child in relation to family, church, faith, culture, technology, history and philosophical discourse, the unit develops critical skills for comprehensive approach to mission and leadership with children and their families today.

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DA1000PDA8000P

 

DA/DS 2030P/3030P/9030P

THE NURTURE AND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF CHILDREN
E Barnett

Field D – Mission and Ministry (DA), Spirituality (DS)

Semester 2: Intensive at Pilgrim Theological College
24, 25, 26, 29, 30 November I 1 December

In this intensive unit, we seek to develop more informed ministries of protection and respect in pastoral care and religious education.  We explore the historical and current interest in the spiritual life and the spiritual development of children.  The unit examines links between Scripture, theological thought, spiritual and psychological development, neurobiology and ministry with children.

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DA/DS 2030PDA/DS3030PDA/DS9030P

 

DL2400P/3400P/9400P

LITURGY LAB
S Burns

Field D – Liturgy (DL)

Semester 2: Intensive
3,4,10,11,17,18 Septembe

In the Liturgy Laboratory you will explore kinaesthetic and other arts employed in liturgical assembly, and reflect on the pastoral, public and representative vocation of the one who presides. The unit will expose you to insights from ecumenical liturgical renewal and liturgical theology as these relate to the missional vocation of the church. Special attention will be given to Anglican and Uniting contexts of worship, and a significant proportion of the unit will be given to embodied and enacted liturgical practice.

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DL2400P –  DL3400PDL9400P

 

DM2040P/8040P

THE STRANGE NEW WORLD OF CHRISTIANITY: LESSONS FROM LATIN AMERICA, AFRICA, ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
J Flett

Field D – Missiology (DM)

Semester 1: Thursday, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Also available online

Though there is truth to the phrase ‘lies, damned lies, and statistics’, the statistics say that today the majority of Christians live outside the former lands of ‘corpus Christianum’. According to a 2011 report from the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, 60 percent of Christians live in the ‘global south.’ And this trajectory is set to continue. Significant institutional and theological consequences follow from this ‘shift’ in the faith’s ‘center of gravity’. This unit focuses on the emerging questions, such as differences in theological method and the institutional forms of the faith, ideas surrounding contextualisation and cultural difference, and what this all means for the unity of the church.

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DM2040PDM8040P

DP1000P/8000P

SELF AND OTHER IN PASTORAL RELATIONSHIP
C McKinney

Field D – Pastoral Care (DP)

Semester 1: Intensive
30 April,1, 7, 8, 28, 29 May

Rigorous, participative and practical, students in this unit explore the ‘self’ as part of their identity in pastoral and other relationships. Theology and other theoretical material informs our work to examine self-identity in social, cultural and familial contexts, and provides resources for understanding and maintaining healthy relationships in ministry and other settings.

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DP1000PDP8000P

 

DP2500P/8500P

THEOLOGY OF PASTORAL CARE
R Prior

Field D – Pastoral Care (DP)

Semester 2: Wednesday, 2pm to 5pm

The pastoral care unit explores the theological nature of pastoral care and the relationship between theology and pastoral skills.  We aim to help students develop a reflective basis for pastoral practice that is grounded in Christian theology and Biblical studies.  Consideration will be given to the uniqueness of ‘pastoral’ care, to some of the challenging questions raised in situations of crisis, and to the appropriate use of prayer and Scripture in pastoral situations.  Scope will be given for students to explore a range of contextual issues and questions in pastoral ministry.

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DP2500PDP8500P

 

DP2222P/ 9222P

SOUNDING THE GOSPEL: THE THEOLOGY AND PRACTICE OF PREACHING
S Burns, R Whitaker, S Winter

Semester 1 2021 Monday, Fortnightly, 9.30 am to 5 pm

For UCA Formation Cohort.

 

DP2222P/ 9222P

SPIRITUAL FORMATION IN THE CHRISTIAN TRADITION
S Burns/ K Massam

Semester 2 2021 Monday, Fortnightly, 9.30 am to 5 pm

For UCA Formation Cohort.

 

DP8003

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP (UCA COHORT)
J Byrnes

Semester 1 2021
Intensive February 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

For UCA Formation Cohort.

 

DP8004

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP (UCA COHORT)
J Byrnes

Semester 2 2021
ntensive
May 12, 13, 14, June 16, 17, 18

For UCA Formation Cohort.

 

For more information about any of these courses, contact College registrar Erlinda Loverseed on 03 9340 8892 or at registrar@pilgrim.edu.au