Pepperdine University’s “Sanctuary: Thriving in Ministry” program, funded by a five-year grant from the Lilly Endowment, focuses on ministers serving in Churches of Christ, seeking to help them flourish and prosper. The program focuses annually on cohort groups of around twelve ministers who meet as a peer group through the year. These cohorts are formed in different regions of the United States so that the ministers can be involved in each other’s lives beyond the meetings. Pepperdine also uses the resources of its Boone Center for the Family and its annual Harbor lecture program to establish a network of support and mentorship for the participating ministers and to provide them with needed resources. To sustain this project, Pepperdine will seek new sources of funding from foundations, corporations, individuals and other partners.
Sanctuary: Thriving in Ministry
Restoration Movement (Christian Church)