Welcome to CLA's Training Collective

Check back here frequently as more information becomes available, for now please see a brief description for each path and who to contact for more information.

Focus:

  1. Preparation for vocational ministry while pursuing full time education
  2. Practical experience in a wide variety of church ministry
  3. Regular one on one interaction/mentoring with leaders
  4. Participating in a leadership cadre with other aspiring ministers

Duration & Experiences:

  • September to May (Applications accepted after August 1)
  • Designed to fit with your existing education
  • For up to 10 students per campus
  • Monthly meeting with other students in cadre
  • Monthly mentoring meetings
  • Weekly ministry assignments
  • Minimal cost (tbd)

For more information, please connect with Pastor Mark Colwell

View the detailed ministry profiles and apply here.

Focus:

  1. Faith Foundations
  2. Character Formation
  3. Personal Wholeness
  4. Missional Living

Duration & Experiences:

  • January – April/June (tbd), 10-15 hours weekly
  • Designed to fit with your existing education or employment commitments
  • For 5-12 CLA Young Adults
  • Retreats & Ministry Trips
  • Learning & Formation Modules
  • Missions and/or Israel Trip
  • Approx Cost: $3,500-5,000 (depending on trip)

For more information, please connect with Pastor Jeremy King or Kendra Schmunk

Focus:

  • Engaging one’s faith in the real world
  • Refining one’s character in real time and with real people
  • Enhancing one’s leadership capacity in real life scenarios
  • Building one’s leadership impact to make a real difference in God’s Kingdom

Duration & Experiences:

  • 3 year program with the same cohort
  • 3-4 weekend training retreats per year in beautiful conference settings
  • Live training, facilitation and mentoring from top leaders in the Christian world
  • Readings and discussions on the best leadership books and resources
  • Ministry project & missions trip
  • Designed for leaders 25 years or older with busy work schedules and many life commitments
  • Approximate Program Costs: $4,000-5,500 per year for retreats expenses & guest trainers
  • Missions Trip Costs: $4,000-5,500 (depending on destination)

For more information, please connect with Pastor Rob Bedard