The theological college will instead focus on ‘new models of ministerial formation and training for discipleship’.

Principal David Hilborn said: ‘Our calling is to equip Christians for mission in a world of change. This next reconfiguring of the college is consistent with our history and with the needs and resources of tomorrow’s Church.’

The college confirmed that parts of its campus will be sold and that there may be staffing changes. Approximately 150 students are currently training for ministry at the college.

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