Membership Criteria

There will be two types of membership - full and associate  

Full membership

Full membership may be held by institutions (Colleges, Schools, other associations) which are registered with an accrediting body approved by the New Zealand Government and meet the following Criteria:

  1. The Institution is involved in Christian theological and ministries education
  2. The Institution has a current student enrolment
  3. The Institution supports the Objects and Articles of the Society
  4. The Institution endorses the Affirmation of Faith and agrees to abide by the Code of Ethics

Associate Membership

Associate membership is available to (a) individuals who are or have been involved in Christian theological and ministries education and (b) institutions that are actively involved in Christian Education.

  1. Associate members should be committed to the objects and ethos of the Society.
  2. Associate members are not voting members.

Procedure for Application for Membership

  1. Initiative regarding membership may be taken by an interested institution or individual, by a current member of CTMES, or by the Society itself
  2. An application should be submitted to the Executive Committee, in writing, along with supporting documentation and an application fee as set from time to time by the Executive Committee.
  3. The Executive Committee will verify that the necessary criteria are met.
  4. The Executive Committee may consult with current members before agreeing to accept the application.
  5. The Executive Committee will inform the applicant, in writing, of the outcome of their application in writing.


The following are current members of CTMES

 Institution Programmes Offered Address Contact Details
 Full Membership   
 Alphacrusis College   
 Carey Baptist College   
 The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand   
 Eastwest College of Intercultural Studies   
 EDENZ Colleges   
 Elim Leadership College   
 Equippers College   
 Faith Bible College   
 Good Shepherd College   
 Laidlaw College   
 New Zealand Training Centre   
 Pathway College of Bible and Mission   
 The Salvation Army Booth College of Mission   
 St Johns Theological College   
 South Pacific Bible College   
 Trinity Methodist College   
 Vineyard Ministry Training College   
 Vision College   
 Associate Membership   
 Annesbrook Leadership College Institution   
 David McCurdyTertiary Education Consultant
 Edwige FavaTertiary Education Consultant
 Jesus First CollegeInstitution 
 Michael HansonTertiary Education Consultant

Contact Details:
Executive Director:
Edwige Fava

The Christian Theological and Ministries Education Society (CTMES) is registered as an incorporated society (1191460)

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