The Center for Vocational Ministry helps ministry leaders connect with a wide range of resources—services, organizations, education, and more—to aid in their Kingdom efforts. Explore them below.
Partners in Ministry
Partners in Ministry is a relationship-based program created by Azusa Pacific Seminary, and offered to pastoral staff serving in local churches and parachurch organizations. PIM members receive a membership card entitling them to:
- Access to all university libraries, including the James L. Stamps Theological Library
- Attendance at ministry seminars
- A 10 percent discount on Campus Store merchandise (excluding textbooks, course materials, snack foods, sending services, software, sale merchandise, and gift certificates)
- Discounted costs at all APU dining facilities
- Discounted admissions for APU regular-season, home football and basketball games
- Discounted admissions for APU theater productions
For more information about the program, call (626) 387-5750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or join the program today.
Made to Flourish
Made to Flourish: A Pastors’ Network for the Common Good exists to encourage and equip pastors and local churches to live more integral and flourishing lives, and to more effectively equip their congregations to better connect Sunday to Monday.
CVM offers consulting services for youth ministry, pastoral leadership, clergy care, and clergy/missionary candidacy assessment. Contact CVM for more information.
Support for Pastors and Their Families
- Free Methodist Church in Southern California Center for Transformational Leadership
- Friends Center
- El Centro Teológico Hispano
- Azusa Pacific Seminary
- Degree programs
- Lectures, including Faith Matters Lectureship on Holy Living
- Course auditing
- Continuing education seminars
- Exhibits, including Dead Sea Scroll fragments
- Pastors events
- Community Counseling Center
- Center for Career and Community-Engaged Learning
Congregational Ministry Support
- Youth Leadership Initiative (includes Dream Center Urban Underground and Worship Arts Lab)
- Preview Weekends