Ministry: Life of the Church

Course code RELT6026
Not available in 2015


This course explores in detail the foundational ideas and reasons for ministry in the church. It will study how the ministry of discipleship evolves out of a ministry service, and expressions of being called to share in God's mission in the world.


Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Examine the posit of baptism as the common call to ministry and discipleship

2. Demonstrate an understanding of ministry having a mission within and beyond the church.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the interaction between the communal and personal call to discipleship.


The main themes will include:

  • a study of important scriptural texts;
  • the place of Tradition and new insights gained from the Second Vatican Council;
  • how key church leaders and teachers have understood and developed and understanding of and call to ministry in the church;
  • relationship between the Holy Spirit and the Church;
  • possibilities for ministry in life situations

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6026. Students who have successfully completed THEO6026 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6026.

Assumed Knowledge

An understating of THEO1010, whilst not a prerequisite, would be an advantage

Assessment Items

Online Learning Activity: Written Assignment/Online Discussion

Online Learning Activity: Written Assignment/Blog Entries

Essay: Essay

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 130 hour(s) per Term