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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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2023 Center for Pastoral Leadership Calendar
 

2023 JanuaryMoral Integration in San Ramon18-19
2023 February

MCI coaching starts
*The Call @ Cordova Naz

11
18-20
2023 MarchNYI LC
Choir Tour (Visalia First, Porterville, Olive Knolls)
L.O.V.E. apartment registration opens
Pastors' Day w/ Andy Root
5-7
4-6
15
23
2023 MayL.O.V.E. apartments begin
Children's Bible Quizzing***
Finishing Well
Elev8*

20
21-23
26-29
2023 JuneL.O.V.E. apartments continue
Nazarene General Assembly
Ministerial Candidate Worship
MCW Spanish track

9-16
23-25
23-25
2023 JulyNYC*
MCI Development Weekend
PK Retreat*
5-9
27-29
27-29
2023 OctoberConstruyendo Puentes 
 * 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.

See Participating Hotels

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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