Community of Christ Seminary

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The Community of Christ Seminary at the Independence campus of Graceland University is the official and only seminary of Community of Christ. It offers one graduate degree, a Master of Arts in Religion. In addition, it collaborates with several Community of Christ ministerial education programs, including Ministerial Education and Discipleship Studies (MEADS), the Co-Missioned pastors Initiative (CPI), Congregational Leaders Workshop, and the International Leaders Curriculum (ILC).[1] Courses are offered during intensive three-week sessions, as part of an "evening semester" program or via the Internet. The current Dean of the Community of Christ Seminary is Don H. Compier.[2] Compier stepped down as dean on 1 July 2011, and returned as dean on June 1, 2012 after a brief stop as dean of St. Paul Seminary in Kansas City, MO.[3]

Compier returned as Dean on June 1, 2012.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Don Compier, 2006 Community of Christ Seminary Convocation Address, webpage, retrieved June 24, 2006
  2. ^ Community of Christ Seminary, webpage, retrieved June 24, 2006
  3. ^ "Community of Christ Seminary Dean Don Compier Accepts Position at Saint Paul School of Theology". 2011-06-06. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 

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Coordinates: 39°05′38″N 94°26′01″W / 39.09400°N 94.43356°W / 39.09400; -94.43356