About the Journal

Jurnal Pelayanan Pastoral (online ISSN 2747-1284) is a peer reviewed journal published by Unit Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (UPPM). Jurnal Pelayanan Pastoral (JPP) accepts articles from writers in the theological and pastoral fields from a variety of disciplinary and educational backgrounds. Jurnal Pelayanan Pastoral (JPP) is a journal that can be accessed openly so that the articles published can be downloaded for free.  This journal is published twice a year (April and October).

Focus and Scope


The Journal of Pastoral Care was established by the Pastoral Care Study Programme - College of Pastoral Care - Yayasan Institut Pastoral Indonesia Malang (STP-IPI Malang). This journal publishes scientific and critical thoughts in the field of Theology and Pastoral Care with a contextual and interdisciplinary approach.


The Journal of Pastoral Care develops contextual theological discourses in dialogue with sociological, anthropological, and psychological perspectives and takes the diversity of Indonesian society and culture as its context. The journal is open to scholars from all religious backgrounds.

Copyright Statement

Authors whose manuscripts are accepted for publication in the Journal of Pastoral Ministry (JPP), the copyright of the article will be assigned to the Journal of Pastoral Ministry as the publisher of the Journal. Copyright includes the right to reproduce and transmit the article in all forms and media, including reprints, photographs, microfilms, and other similar reproductions, as well as translations.

Authors must sign a Copyright Transfer Agreement (ACT) when the manuscript has been accepted and prior to publication. The Copyright Transfer Agreement template.

All writings in this journal are the full responsibility of the author. The Journal of Pastoral Care (JPP) provides open access to anyone so that the information and findings in the article are useful for everyone. This journal can be accessed and downloaded free of charge, in accordance with the creative commons licence used.