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Supporting the Women Who Hold up the World 

Need a safe place to connect with other called women, to grow in Jesus and nurture your own gifts? Then Welcome to Arise Academy an online educational ministry community for women, by women. 

Clergy Track

Courses designed for ordained clergy or for women preparing for the professional vocation of ministry. 

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Ministry Track

Courses specially designed for women leaders and serving in various ministry posts. 

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Combined Track 

This track combines both Clergy and Ministry track courses for a wholistic approach. 

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Rev. Dr. Kimberly S. Majeski, Convener Arise Academy 

Hi I'm Kimberly, and as the new Executive Director of Christian Women Connection, it is my great joy to convene the Arise Academy for Women. After teaching New Testament and Preaching for the last two decades, I'm excited to invite you to take our introductory course S/Hebrews where we'll dig deep into the feminine narrative and high Christology in the Early Christian letter.

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Rev. Felecia Pearson Smith, M.Div.

Felecia Pearson Smith has established herself as a speaker, instructor, scholar, and community servant. Reverend Smith also facilitates women’s conferences and speaks and preaches locally and nationally. 

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Rev.  Alyssa Pederson-DeWitt, M.Div.

Rev. Alyssa (pronounced “uh-lee-suh”) Peterson-DeWitt is a writer, chaplain, and mother to many cats and dogs. She is an Anderson University (And., IN) graduate, with a Bachelors of Arts in Christian Ministries (with Minors in Writing and Biblical Studies) and a Master of Divinity. 

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Jennifer Stanley

Jennifer Stanley is a certified health coach, enneagram guide, and business owner. She is the founder of Living Well, a company committed to helping people achieve optimal health in order to experience fulfilling, authentic, influential lives.  

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Rev. Jennifer Wilson, M.Div. 

Rev. Jennifer “JJ” Wilson thrives on finding a path through a problem. She has helped numerous friends and organizations sort through their stuff, creating a plan to move forward with hope and purpose. 

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What can you expect from an Arise Academy Course

Arise Academy is designed for women by women. We know you're busy holding up the world, we want to come along side, that's why our courses are designed to be accessible on your time table, to work around your already full plate in ministry and life. We have built these courses to support you in the ways you currently serve, or to aid you as you build new skills for the call you are nurturing. 

Clergy Track Bundle 

3 courses $450 

Ministry Track Bundle

4 Courses $600

Combined Track Bundle 

All 6 courses, $700


$199/per course*

Bundle to Save

  • 6 week online course
  • LIVE weekly instruction with faculty
  • Video content to access on your time
  • Reflections and Reading Activities to go at your own pace
  • Community Building within your cohort group
  • Resource kit and bibliography
  • Unlimited access all classes you purchase through 2022
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Special $90 Offer Sign up Jan. 24-31

We're launching our Academy during our 90th year of ministry! To celebrate, you can register today for any one course regularly $199 for the low price of $90!