Details for Children’s Ministry

The Children's Ministry unit will encourage you to be like Horton. Horton who? No. Horton hears a Who. Our purpose is to protect, train and release our little people. We will be looking at the why, the what and the how for children’s ministry.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: MIN005
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Dean O'Keefe

Awards offering Children’s Ministry

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the biblical and historical background for children’s ministry;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the breadth of children’s ministry and discuss a variety of approaches to children’s ministry;
  3. Recognise the importance and methods of ensuring ministry is child safe and child friendly;
  4. Demonstrate an ability to use administration, resourcing and logistics necessary to facilitate an effective children’s event;
  5. Acquire skills necessary for effective ministry to children.

Subject Content

  1. Why Children’s Ministry?
  2. Working with the Vision of the Church
  3. Child Development
  4. The Child’s World
  5. Planning and programming
  6. Leadership and Discipleship
  7. Children and Family
  8. Working in Schools

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Presentation (30%)
  • Develop a Workshop (50%)
  • Reflective Journal (20%)