Trevecca Nazarene University

Trevecca is founding partner with the Academy of Preachers

Trevecca Nazarene University joins Vanderbilt University Divinity School as partners with the Academy of Preachers. The two schools are founding partners with the organization.

The Academy of Preachers is a fresh initiative, underwritten by the Lilly Endowment, designed to identify, network, inspire, and support young people who sense a call to Christian preaching. The organizations invites students in high school, college, university, and seminary—roughly between the ages of 16 and 28—to engage with one another in their common calling through preaching camps, the Festival for Young Preachers, and a certification program. For more information, visit

Trevecca student C.J. Childs was previously featured in an article on for her involvement with the Academy of Preachers. Childs as selected as one of 16 preachers from around the country selected to attend the Academy of Preachers program. For the full article about Childs, visit