Practical mission education for today's leading disciples

"The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,..." (Eph. 4:11-12, NRSV)

As a ministry initiative of American Baptist Home Mission Societies, the Center for Continuous Learning is committed to equipping leaders as disciples, to making disciples into leaders, and to training God's people to fulfill their ministry passions. 

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New Learning Opportunities for Everyone in Every Season

The Center for Continuous Learning is itself a constantly evolving educational community. New LIVE and on-demand learning experiences are being added each month. Some are free and some are value priced for skills development and subject matter expertise.

Particularly exciting are our synchronous cohort learning experiences--from courses on congregational renewal to our popular 6-week certificate course on Chaplaincy Skills in Community Ministry. Check out all we have to offer!


Originally conceived by ABHMS Executive Director Dr. Jeff Haggray as a state of the art facility for in-person learning experiences at the Leadership and Mission Building in King of Prussia, PA, the ABHMS Center for Continuous Learning evolved significantly with the advent of pandemic in 2020. The result? The June 2021 launch of a state-of-the-art virtual platform for online and hybrid learning experiences. Already in spring 2022, we are offering a lineup of more than a dozen new webinars, trainings, and cohort experiences.


The ABHMS Center for Continuous Learning is a hub for practical mission education, committed to empowering God’s people for today’s real-life challenges. Our interactive, intercultural, and incarnational learning experiences respond to current trends in leadership training, critically engage the cultural moment for healing and justice, and intentionally innovate mission education with emerging generations.


Equipping God’s people for mission, the ABHMS Center for Continuous Learning seeks diverse voices as instructors and learners among ministry practitioners and educational innovators—toward the goal of effecting change in the world. Change that pursues justice, shows kindness, and walks humbly with God and neighbor.