The Anglican Institute for Affirmative Christian Studies

The Anglican Institute for Affirmative Christian Studies, AIACS, offers an external study program preparing students for ordained ministry within the EACA. The AIACS follows a strict policy against discrimination in any form and affirms all students without regard to gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, physical ability or social status. The AIACS strives to prepare students to meet the challenges of serving the People of God within diverse communities with compassion, understanding, justice and pastoral and spiritual competence.

If you are interested in more information about the AIACS contact: Fr. Kevin Champion

Please download and view the files below if you would like to apply for studies with the AIACS.




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Bishop Rusty Smith
Co-Presiding Bishop
Albuquerque, NM
Bishop Craig Bettendorf
Presiding Bishop Emeritus

Sacraments are offered to all God’s People
+ Baptism
+ Eucharist
+ Confirmation
+ Marriage and Unions
+ Reconciliation/Anointing
+ Ordination