The Community of Christ Seminary is committed to

  • Prayerful scholarship and teaching that are in critical and creative dialogue with the traditions of church, culture and university
  • The interaction of theoretical and practical learning in the classroom and other formal contexts of learning as well as in church and relevant public settings
  • An approach to curriculum, teaching and the seminary's community life that enhances and integrates the intellectual, personal, professional and spiritual growth of students
  • The preparation of the Christian leaders for mission through ministries of proclamation, justice, peace and reconciliation in religious, educational, political and public settings
  • A proclaiming community of faith and learning inclusive of women and men who are diverse in ethnic, economic, social and national background
  • Educational context and educational goals that are ecumenical and global and honor the indigenous peoples of the world
  • A dynamic relationship of research, consultation and learning with local church congregations and denominational jurisdictions at all levels