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iPartners number 33

The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas, is the latest to join the Academy of Preachers as an iPartner. This brings the number of iPartners to 33, and there is room for many other congregations, institutions, and religious organizations.

The Academy of Preachers is launching an effort to recruit 20 more congregations as iPartners. iPartners are one of the three membership categories of the Academy of Preachers, the others being Young Preachers and Professional Ministers. iPartners receive nine benefits, including the use of AoP graphic images, opportunity to sponsor or host AoP events, and use of the Festival Outcomes Inventory. In addition, pastors of iPartner congregation receive a free AoP membership in the Professional Ministers category. Dues for iPartners are $500 per year.

Call or write the Academy of Preachers to discuss how your congregation, institution or denomination can become a Charter iPartner Member of the Academy of Preachers. Here is a list of all 33 iPartners:

Aquinas Institute, St. Louis, Mo.
Asbury Seminary, Wilmore, Ky.
Athenaeum of Ohio – Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio
Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.
Bethel AME Church, Boston, Mass.
Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, Texas
Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington, Ky.
Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Ky.
Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kansas
Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, Ind.
Church Without Walls, Houston, Texas
Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio
Colgate Rochester Crozer Seminary, Rochester, N.Y.
Day One/Alliance for Christian Media, Atlanta, Ga.
Faith Lutheran Church, Lexington, Ky.
First Methodist Church, Lexington, Ky.
Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, N.C.
Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky.
Johnson C. Smith Seminary, Atlanta, Ga.
Indiana Conference, United Methodist Church, Indiana
Johnson C. Smith Seminary, Atlanta, Ga.
Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, Ky.
Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, Ky.
Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, Louisville, Ky.
McAfee School of Theology, Atlanta, Ga.
Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Delaware, Ohio
Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board, New York, N.Y.
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga.
North Texas Conference, United Methodist Church
Orthodox Church of America, New York, N.Y.
George W. Truett Seminary, Waco, Texas
Union Church, Berea, Ky.
University of Evansville, Evansville, Ind.
The Wesleyan Church, Indianapolis, Ind.
     Among other things, iPartners have access to AoP brands and have the opportunity to nominate AoP Catalysts, host AoP events, and be Lead Sponsors at the National Festival. Furthermore, iPartners constitute an inner circle of collaborators that will exercise significant influence on the mission and programs of the Academy of Preachers.
      Visit the website to learn about all nine iPartner benefits and how your business, congregation, organization, denomination, or institution can become an AoP iPartner.

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