Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Seminary


In 2020, Ambrose Seminary is celebrating five decades as an institution of exceptional theological education. Ambrose Seminary is a diverse community of learners who enrich the community around them and is made deeper by the diverse alumni serving globally. We encourage our alumni from across the globe, students, faculty, and staff to come together to engage, celebrate, and share this milestone with us. In the coming months, we will announce celebrations across Canada and we encourage you to sign-up for This Month @ Ambrose to stay up-to-date on current events in your area.  

A Message From the President

By Gordon T Smith, president

Ambrose Seminary looks very different from the CTS of the late 1970s. There have been many iterations of the Seminary since then, with new faculty through each decade. The Seminary faculty today stand on the shoulders of giants – and build on their wisdom, their commitment to the church and their vision for graduate theological education...

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Becoming Ambrose Seminary

By Sandy Ayer, Director of Library Services and Archivist

Ambrose Seminary’s ancestor, Canadian Theological College, arose in response to the demand for graduate theological education in the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) in Canada. When the demand began to make itself felt in the 1960’s, the C&MA could offer only the one-year course of the Jaffray School of Missions in Nyack, N.Y. or the master’s degrees of its official seminary, Wheaton Graduate School of Theology. Neither option appealed much to Canadians...

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Celebrating our Alumni

Doug Gerrard (1978, 1996)
Oakville, ON

Gordon T. Smith (1978)
Calgary, AB

Patrick Worsley (1972)
Calgary, AB

Rhonda Wilson (2005)
Vancouver, BC

Our Alumni


Help us reach our goal today.

We are inviting our Alumni to participate in our 50th Anniversary Scholarship goal, to raise $1,000,000 for our Finish Free Scholarship for Seminary students. 

$950,000 has already been raised and there is only $50,000 remaining!


Help us Raise $50,000 Now



Alumni Events

  • February 13, 2020 @ 7:00pm - Richmond, BC
    North Richmond Alliance Church

    9140 Granville Ave
    Richmond, BC V6Y 1P8

  • March 27, 2020 @ 7:00pm - Edmonton, AB

    South Edmonton Alliance Church
    6508 31 Ave NW
    Edmonton, AB T6L6P7
    RSVP today

  • April 20, 2020 @ 7:30pm - Scarborough, ON
    Rosewood Church of the Nazarene
    657 Milner Avenue
    Scarborough, ON M1B 2K4
    RSVP today

  • May 3, 2020 @ 4:30pm - Regina, SK

    Living Hope Alliance
    3800 Green Falls Dr
    Regina, SK S4V3T6
    RSVP Today

  • June 19-20, 2020 - Missisauga, ON
    Mississauga Chinese Alliance Church
    5710 Kennedy Rd
    Missisauga, ON L4Z1T1
    RSVP Today