Centers & Services

ACU provides support and resources to churches, missionaries and others through our centers, services, events and institutes.

Halbert Institute for World Missions
The Halbert Institute of Missions and the WorldWide Witness program train students for inter-cultural engagement, place interns with experienced missionaries around the world, and provide support for long-term missions teams.

Center for Restoration Studies
The Center for Restoration Studies is a repository of rare books, letters, audio recordings and other archival materials and artifacts connected with the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement. The center supports the teaching of historical research at ACU and makes materials available to researchers around the world.

Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts
The Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts (CSART), a community of scholars engaged in research in a variety of ancient languages, facilitates opportunities for students to work directly with ancient manuscripts and participate in advanced research on ancient texts.

Center for Women in Christian Service
The Center for Women in Ministry provides resources for women students preparing for ministry and facilitates a support network of women engaged in ordained and lay ministries around the world.

Center for Youth and Family Ministry
The Center for Youth & Family Ministry has placed youth ministers into churches and para-church organizations across the nation. ACU is a recognized leader in training youth and family ministers.

Siburt Institute for Church Ministry
The Siburt Institute for Church Ministry offers resources and best practices for leading congregational communities in pursuit of God’s mission in the world and provides avenues for the spiritual formation of Christian leaders. Siburt Institute programs and services focus on forming ministers, resourcing congregations, networking leaders, and reflecting on faith and culture.

Summit is an annual, three-day gathering of spiritual renewal where people engage in lively conversation about faith and life, listen to nationally known speakers, enjoy uplifting worship, and learn about opportunities to serve around the world.