So you want to be closer to God?
"Love never gives up, never loses faith. . . "
We specialize in clarifying God's call on your life.
You'll be hard pressed to find someone who knows more about Lynn than Pastor Kurt Lange. He has been passionate about Lynn even before he and his wife, Jen, planted East Coast International Church 15 years ago. His experience in church planting and urban ministry is a perfect match for our program's focus. As he leads our church in ministering to our city, he is determined to invest the same passion for the lost in the next generation of world changers. He meets weekly with the Academy and is actively involved in the program.
Pastor Joshua meets with the Academy on a weekly basis to discuss theological questions and provide instruction on church matters. As an associate pastor of the church, he meets with members of the congregation, providing insight, direction, and discipleship. His knowledge and experience are invaluable to the Academy because he deals with difficult personal situations day in and day out. This is a great way for our program to learn what it means to minister in an urban context.
Pastor Roy started the Academy of Urban Ministry in 2014 after training in ministry and serving as a youth pastor for several years in Minneapolis, MN. He has a passion for coffee, entrepreneurship, and helping young adults pursue their calling. Pastor Roy is rarely away from the Academy trainees and invests a significant amount of time and energy in their development.
Pastor Elissa is a co-director of the Academy of Urban Ministry. Her Intercultural Studies degree has been very helpful in the multi-cultural environment Lynn provides. She runs skills classes as well as the Academy Practics course. When she isn't chasing her kids or cooking in the kitchen, you will find her crafting or leading worship at the church.
Core: 1 hour prayer, 2 hour study, 1 hour street team, lunch, afternoon activity, cooking class, family dinner, cleanup.
Tuesday: Core + Meet with the pastors.
Wednesday: Core + Youth group (prep and execution)
Thursday: Core + Skill Set Training.
Friday: Core + Monthly Focus Experience.
Saturday: Core + Business Meeting.
Sunday: Church, Academy Practics Class, Family movie/dessert/game night.
It takes an average of six years to graduate from college; the main reason due to transferring and changing majors. Take a gap year and figure out what you want to do before you go and train to do it. We specialize in clarifying the call of God in your life. Take a year, refocus, and go.
Every Christian is called to love God and people, at the Academy you can learn how. Some people have a specific calling to be in ministry. We believe that if you're called to ministry, you're called to do that right now.
Our heart is discipleship. To us, this means that we're showing you a way to connect and live for Jesus on a mature, everlasting level. Our program focuses on devotional time, scripture memorization, and challenging messages. Being part of The Academy means that you're learning to teach and disciple as well.
$4,900 – Full Program Tuition The program tuition pays for nine months of housing, utilities, ministry supplies, affiliation, and an average of six meals a week. We are choosing to run The Academy on a minimal, cost-effective budget in order to benefit students who are enrolled.
$1,500 – West Coast Bible College Online You must be enrolled in an online college or university. This traditional training goes hand-in-had with the program curriculum. If you want, you can choose another online institution or school. You must contact a director and get pre-approval before enrolling in another college or institution.
With West Coast Bible College and Seminary, it’s possible to get your bachelors degree in two years without going into debt. This successfully equips you to be able to fulfill exactly what God wants you to do. Most students in our program use West Coast. Everyone who chooses this coursework will work together throughout the year to accomplish their academic goals.
65 Munroe St. ~ Lynn, MASS
Academy Tel: (781) 309-7356
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