PRA2122 Pastoral Ministry

PRA2122 Pastoral Ministry

Course Description

This course familiarises the student  with the pastoral responsibilities of preaching, teaching, leading, equipping, administrating, and many other tasks. The module also introduces the student to the important task of pastoral care and counselling in the context of the local church.

Course Outcomes

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Construct a Bible-based model of the work of a pastor.
  • Draft procedures for conducting home and hospital visits.
  • Formulate procedures for performing weddings, funerals, baptisms, the blessing of children and holy communion.
  • Formulate a procedure for integrating visitors into the church.
  • Create ongoing opportunities for members to serve God.
  • Devise a plan for establishing a new ministry in your church (e.g., cells, youth, children’s, women’s, outreach, etc.).
  • Describe principles of pastoring in a rural context, a multi-cultural context or a cross-cultural context.
  • Implement Biblical disciplinary procedures for dealing with sin in the church body.

Course Overview - video