Ministry: Life of the Church
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2011, 2010
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, expressions of being called to share in God's mission in the world.
Upon completion of this course students will be expected to:
- Examine the posit of baptism as the common call to ministry and discipleship.
- Demonstrate an understanding of ministry having a mission within and beyond the church.
- Demonstrate am 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
An understating of THEO1010, whilst not a prerequisite, would be an advantage
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Self Directed Learning
Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term