Youth in the Churches

Unit Overview
This subject is ideal for those who are currently working in a church with young people or those who want to gain a better understanding of youth ministry within a church context. The subject allows the opportunity to wrestle through different youth ministry models, the theology of youth ministry, the role of young people within a church and leadership within youth ministry. There is also the opportunity for field education with a youth ministry placement being part of the overall assessment of the course. This subject is highly recommended for current youth leaders, youth ministers and those training to be in key leadership roles within a church setting.

The dates for when this unit is offered varies. Please visit the timetable by clicking here for the most up to date information.

Unit Details

Workload  One semester, 12 credit points
Status Elective
Subject code DM011
Prerequisites  None
Teacher   Graham Stanton

Unit Content

  • Introduction: Youth Ministry as Practical Theology
  • The Current State of Youth Ministry
  • Aims and Purpose of Youth Ministry
  • Models of Youth Ministry
  • Teaching in Youth Ministry
  • Programming for Youth Ministry
  • Leading a Youth Ministry
  • Youth Ministry beyond the local Church 

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