We are an ecumenical ministry dedicated to strengthening clergy and lay leaders. Through our dynamic skill-building programs, we offer innovative ways to support and equip spiritual leaders, helping them bring new disciples to Christ into thriving church congregations.

The Academy’s programs for developing leaders are as follows:

To read more about our Vision, click here.

“The Academy is a gift to churches…through the Academy, laity and clergy are offered excellent opportunities for advancing leadership toward fruitful ministry in Christ.” Bishop Hope Morgan Ward


24 Apr 2017
2017 NC Preaching Festival
Location: St. Marks UMC
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03 May 2017
Get Their Names
Location: St. James United Methodist Church
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