Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Seminary

How You've Helped

One way we would like to celebrate is by calling on our Seminary alumni to help raise funds for seminary scholarships. Through your support of these scholarships, you will empower future pastors to fulfill their calling to ministry and reduce the cost of their training which, in turn, helps them to be more fruitful in their work.


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 support seminary students today.

Will you make a $50 contribution to support those coming behind you who are preparing to serve the church in Canada and internationally, as pastors, chaplains, church-planters and teachers?




Alumni Events

COVID-19 Update

Due to the current circumstances involving COVID-19 in North America, the alumni events and gatherings will be postponed. 

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

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

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

  • POSTPONED - April 22, 2020 @ 7:00pm - Calgary, AB
    Ambrose University
    150 Ambrose Circle SW
    Calgary, AB T3H 0L5

  • POSTPONED - May 3, 2020 @ 4:30pm - Regina, SK

    Living Hope Alliance
    3800 Green Falls Dr
    Regina, SK S4V3T6

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

Friends joining us in North Richmond for the Anniversary Celebration