Departments and Centers

Educating faithful and effective leaders

Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary seeks to educate faithful and effective leaders for the church and the world.

Our departments and centers offer high-quality theological and pastoral education through many unique programs and resources.



Academics Departments

At Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, students engage deeply in the study of theology alongside a supportive community of scholars. Our degree programs build skills for spiritual growth, intercultural competence, contextual analysis and interpretation, leadership practice, and peacebuilding. 



Church Leadership Center

The AMBS Church Leadership Center expands the seminary’s offerings by providing a variety of programs for personal enrichment, spiritual and theological reflection and ongoing leadership development.

Grounded in an Anabaptist theological perspective, the Church Leadership Center seeks to promote and inspire a biblical vision of effective leadership for a changing world. The Center serves any type of leader who shares an affinity with Anabaptist commitments, locally and around the world.



Other Centers and Teams

As an academic institution, AMBS holds a variety of institutes, centers and teams who advance the work of the seminary.

Institute of Mennonite Studies

The Institute of Mennonite Studies is AMBS’s primary avenue for research, conversation, and publication on topics vital to Mennonite and Anabaptist traditions, and of interest to the broader church. Learn about the Institute of Mennonite Studies.

Center for Faith Formation and Culture

The Center for Faith Formation and Culture collaborates with the church to nurture authentic, vibrant faith at all stages of life within our current cultural contexts. Learn about the Center for Faith Formation and Culture.

Intercultural Competence and Undoing Racism team

The Intercultural Competence and Undoing Racism team assists AMBS in its strategic priority of building intercultural competence and undoing racism throughout the institution. AMBS is committed to creating a learning community where all voices and experiences are valued. Learn about the Intercultural Competence and Undoing Racism team

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