This unit provides opportunity for students to: reflect on basic theological presuppositions and materials that offer learning experiences in the area of parish administration; and identify and distinguish those understandings, attitudes and skills needed to administer a congregation in the Lutheran Church of Australia. Topics considered include the Theology of Administration; Leadership; the specific tasks of Parish Administration; and, special concerns for the graduate pastor: beginning ministry; team ministry; volunteers, meetings, conflict; stress and burnout, support systems.
Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Study level: Undergraduate Level 3
Current scheduling information is available at Parish Administration (DP3005L).
- Refer to the current Student handbook supplement: unit guide for required texts and scheduled lectures and tutorials.
- Distance students are encouraged to participate in live-streamed lectures and tutorials.
Dr Stephen Haar