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Our Mission is to equip a new generation of leaders to preach, teach and reach others for Christ.

Through our innovative 5-Year Pastoral Leadership Degree Program, Emmanuel Academies is raising up students to pursue a Bachelor's Degree and a Master of Divinity from two accredited national institutions that lead to ordination over a consecutive five year period.

With a model that is accessible to all and more flexible, less time intensive and less expensive than traditional programs, join us as we touch lives and prepare leaders for tomorrow!


Open Enrollment and Scholarship Applications being accepted. 

Learn more about

Emmanuel Academies

5-Year Pastoral Degree Leadership Program

in the video below


777 Mooring Line Drive

Naples, FL 34102

​Tel: 508.6 CALLED



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February 2019

Emmanuel Academies welcomes its first International Student from Sub - Saharan Africa and looks forward to serving many more students around the world!

January 2019

Our academic partners at South Dakota SYNOD are working with Luther House of Study,  and have entered into a relationship  with Luther Seminary to serve as Seminary of affiliation for students.

August 2018

Emmanuel Academies made great strides at a meeting hosted by ELCA Churchwide in Chicago at the end of August, which included four of the seven seminaries, ELCA leadership, the “Dean of Deans” and others. 

May 18, 2018

Rev. Steve Wigdahl, President, announced the formation of a national advisory committee, to be composed of leading ELCA theologians and seminary leadership, to ensure the highest level of theological integrity and denominational adherence.

May 8, 2018

Our 5-Year Program was awarded a significant grant from a national foundation providing capital for scholarship funds and program administration, to expand the program to national prominence.

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