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“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?” — Job 38:4

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Become a partner in our work through one or more of these programs.

Academies for Missional Preaching challenge pastors to rethink the theology and practice of preaching in a missional context.

Communities of Theological Friendship are small groups of pastoral leaders who commit to study, pray, and think theologically together. Resources (included some limited grant opportunities) are available.

Small Church Residency Program is a program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) that seeks to pair small, healthy congregations without pastoral leadership with recent seminary graduates exploring a call to ministry in the small church.

The Company of Pastors is dedicated to encouraging and enhancing the theological vocation of pastoral leadership through covenant communities of colleagues who practice common spiritual, intellectional, and vocational disciplines together.

The Company of New Pastors is a pastoral formation program that deepens and sustains the theological vocation of participants, focusing on the critical period of vocational formation that begins in seminary and continues into the first years of ministry.

The Pastor Theologian Program gathers Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) pastors from diverse localities and theological perspectives to think theologically and pray together. In these events, pastors gather not to hear from theologians, but to work as theologians.

The Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM) is a national organization of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) for people who are involved in the areas of worship, music, and the arts. PAM is committed to strengthening and enriching worship, the very heart of the church’s life and ministry.