Unit Weighting

9 cps

Type of Unit



P7101A, P7282A

Academic Staff

Rev. Alan Galt OAM (2006), BA (Sydney 1964) MA (Macquarie 1980), Acting Level 3 Supervisor of CPE (2003), Lecturer

Curriculum Objectives

This course unit enables the student to work in a supervised ministry context for an extended period of time gaining valuable practical ministry experience within an existing ministry team. The process of reflection on practice is developed through personal and theological reflection. The unit expands and develops the supervised ministry one experience of the student. The student will work with both an appointed supervisor and mentor for the duration of this placement.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the unit students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to exercise public ministry with evidence of leadership within a supervised context
  2. Integrate theological understanding and practice
  3. Identify the benefits and limitations of team ministry
  4. Evaluate both church / ministry setting and personal decision making processes
  5. Appreciate the value of personal and peer reflection


  1. Substantial ministry placement
  2. Involvement in the process of mentoring with an appointed Mentor
  3. Reflection on the practice of ministry
  4. Group dynamics and working in ministry teams

Assessment Profile

  1. 3 verbatim reports on pastoral interactions (1,500 words). Value: 30%
  2. Presentation (1,500 words). Value: 30%
  3. Mid-term and final evaluations. Value: 40%


10 Tuesdays, 8:30am to 3:30pm, July to November

Supervised placements in health care facilities, North Ryde and Lakemba (NSW)