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Center for Pastoral Leadership

The Center for Pastoral Leadership is a Christian ministry resource committed to the support, encouragement, and development of pastors and congregational leaders. 

Building Relationships

  • Between pastors in cohort groups
  • Between scholars and ministry leaders 
  • Between PLNU and the Church

Equipping for Lifelong Ministry

  • Through care-giving 
  • Through peer learning and coaching
  • Through continuing education and training

Developing Strategies for Ministry

  • Drawing on Wesleyan missional theology
  • Drawing on organizational, psychological and sociological research
  • Drawing on the experience of experts in the field

The CPL serves pastors and church leaders across the Southwest, both those in the Church of the Nazarene and in the larger Body of Christ.  Resources are currently available in English and Spanish. 

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2021/2022 Center for Pastoral Leadership Calendar

 

2022 
February

Finishing Well - February 1 to 3, 2022
MCI coaching starts

March

L.O.V.E. apartments registration opens - March 1, 2022
Choir Tour I (Pismo Beach) - March 5 to 7 
Choir Tour II (Montrose) - March 19 to 20, 2022
Pastors Day

May

Quizzing - May 13 to 15, 2022***
L.O.V.E. apartments begin 

June L.O.V.E. apartments continue 
July

Ministerial Candidate Workshop - July 15 to 17, 2022
Moral Integration Gathering - July 18 to 20, 2022
L.O.V.E. apartments end
PK Retreat*
Elev8*

September 

MCI Development Training
Latino DS and Coordinator Gathering
Church Fair
The Call*

October 

Latino Wesleyan Conference - October 7 to October 9, 2022

Year Round

Youth Pastor Coaching Program**

 

* Southwest Field NYI led - CPL supported
** In partnership with Southwest Field NYI
*** Southwest Field SSDMI led - CPL supported

 

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Hotel Partnerships

Several local hotels have partnered with PLNU to offer special discounted rates to all attendees of CPL events. In addition, the hotel donates a percentage of the cost of your reservation to PLNU, providing scholarships and other resources.

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Contact Us

Center for Pastoral Leadership
Kelley Klassen
Program Coordinator
kklassen@pointloma.edu
(619) 849-2410

Smee Hall, Lower Hall 
Main Campus 

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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