Intensives at UTC

Intensives at UTC

Intensive | What are they?

United Theological College Intensives – are short, 5 day courses of learning.  These 5 day courses are an intense learning period of a subject which allows students to enjoy face to face teaching, with a selection of assignments to be completed in required time frames after the course.

2018 UTC Intensives

Cross Cultural Ministry In Australia
Jan 15-19, 2018       THL230 / THL486
Session 1, Intensive, Fie Marino
Cross Cultural Ministry in Australia is being offered as an Intensive subject in Session 1.
Explore theological themes and practical skills relating to the practice of cross cultural ministry in the Australian context. This subject will provide the opportunity to discuss issues relating to understanding and appreciating the challenges and opportunities which arise in multicultural and cross cultural ministry settings. It will also involve a field trip to one or two Uniting Church congregations to explore first-hand what model(s) of cross cultural ministry is at work there.
Learning objectives: Identify and describe a range of cross cultural issues, evaluate a range of cross cultural theology models, analyse the role of ministry in building inclusive communities, detail the challenges facing Australia as a nation of cultural and ethnic diversity.
This subject is open to anyone who has a keen interest or who would like to deepen their knowledge of cross cultural ministries.
Should you wish to enrol in this course or as an audit student (no assignments) please contact Student Administration via phone (+61 2) 8838 8914

Liturgical Theology
Jan 15-19, 2018       THL115 /  THL490
Session 1, Intensive, Gerard Moore
Liturgical Theolgy in Australia is being offered as an Intensive subject in Session 1.
History and practice of worship across a variety of Christian traditions including contemporary and blended worship. The subject centres on the effects and interrelationships of rites, symbols, words, music, gesture and space in facilitating worship.
Key issues include liturgical forms, symbol, language, music, architecture and mission. In the context of human ritual activity, the importance of worship in the formation of Christian identity is analysed.
Should you wish to enrol in this course or as an audit student (no assignments) please contact Student Administration via phone (+61 2) 8838 8914