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Teaching the Christian Faith in Ministry Context

Code: DP3023L
Points: 18
Vicarage only

This Supervised Theological Field Education unit focuses especially on developing further skills in teaching the Christian faith in a variety of situations in the ministry context with varying levels of understanding. The students observe, analyse and reflect on the content and practice of the education in a ministry context and develop and enact a plan to teach either children, young people or adults in aspects of the Christian faith. The student has the opportunity to work co-operatively with the STFE workplace director as well as with ministry context leaders in the education program. Professional ministry standards including safeguarding underpin this unit.

Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level: Undergraduate Level 3


  • 36 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP), including DP1013L Introduction to Teaching for Ministry, or its equivalent
  • Prior to commencement of placement, completion of learning module on the University code of conduct as well as safeguarding processes, including children and vulnerable persons, required by the LCA


Further information

  • 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 Andrew Pfeiffer