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Outdoor Service | Saturday | 7pm Prism Church: 61 N Hill Ave. Pasadena, 91106


Saturday Services @ Prism (61 N Hill Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101)

7:00 pm


Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena @ Prism

61 N Hill Ave

Pasadena, CA 91106



We meet in The Sanctuary of the old First Congregational Church


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West Region Emerging Leadership Course


Who:    Men and women 18 and older who are hungry for God

What:   A 12-month interactive study program with SG pastors to raise up a new generation of spiritual leaders and servants in our local churches. This is a resource for churches to use (or not use) as part of their local leader and disciple development.

When:  January thru December, 2020

Cost:    $200-$250 (the cost of books; can be spread out over the year ~ $20/month on average)

Course Leadership:

  • Overall course principal: Mark Alderton
  • Monthly instructors: SG pastors rotate leading that month’s course activities (video call and assignment review)


  • A time commitment of 5 hrs/week on homework plus one monthly video call
  • Faithfulness to complete all assignments and participate in the video calls
  • Humility and teachability in group discussions
  • Must have video conferencing capability (smart phone, laptop, tablet, etc.)
  • Students must buy their books (individual churches may supplement)
  • Completion of the academy is preparatory, but not sufficient, for ordination in SG Churches
  • Completion of the academy doesn’t guarantee a leadership role; not everyone is on that track


  • At the beginning of the course students will take the Sovereign Grace Preliminary Assessment test (graded locally). This is for baseline information only.
  • Each month students will read on a different topic
  • Each month students will participate in one video conference call with an SG pastor and the other students to discuss the topic
  • 4 months will include a paper to be written (reviewed by the lead pastor for that month)
  • The first month requires writing out a devotional plan; the last month a productivity plan
  • Evangelistic activity will be encouraged/supported throughout the course (by the principal)
  • Those who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion and a regional scholarship to a conference or other event (TBD)