Parish Administration

Unit code: DP3005L


This unit provides opportunity for students to: reflect on basic theological presuppositions and materials that offer learning experiences in the area of parish administration; and, identify and distinguish those understandings, attitudes and skills needed to administer a congregation in the Lutheran Church of Australia. Topics considered include the Theology of Administration; Leadership; the specific tasks of Parish Administration; and, special concerns for the graduate pastor: beginning ministry; team ministry; volunteers, meetings, conflict; stress and burnout, support systems.


Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 3

Alternative study level

  • Bachelor Level 2


  • At least 36 points in Field D—Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP) is desirable



Credit points: 18

Available in 2019

  • Semester 2: Classroom-based

Unit updated: 31/10/2018 9:19am