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The national center for The Center for Healthy Churches is located at Belmont University in Nashville TN.

This unique collaborative partnership enables CHC to have access to excellent resources and facilities, and establishes Belmont as an interested and engaged partner in the health of congregations and clergy across America. In partnership with Belmont’s College of Theology and Christian Ministry, the Moench Center for Church Leadership, and H. Franklin Paschal Chair of Biblical Studies and Preaching, and in collaboration with the Center for Executive Education, CHC seeks to cultivate health and hope for congregations and clergy.

As our relationship takes root and grows, we anticipate a wide array of services and events to emerge.

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Excerpts from the Press Release from Belmont on April 16, 2015:

Through Belmont’s Moench Center for Church Leadership, the H. Franklin Paschall Chair of Biblical Studies and Preaching and the Center for Executive Education, Belmont is an emerging leader in providing relevant leadership education and training for a wide array of venues. This new partnership with CHC will create opportunities to enlarge and expand work with congregations and clergy across the nation.

“Our agreement with the Center for Healthy Churches helps extend our focus on developing young leaders and equipping and strengthening churches. It means more opportunities to serve the local church, “ said Darrell Gwaltney, Dean of the College of Theology and Christian Ministry at Belmont.

The agreement is expected to result in national training and educational events being held in conjunction with CHC on Belmont’s campus as well as continued growth in the clients the organization serves regionally.

Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the seventh consecutive year as one of the top “Up-and-Comer” universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of approximately 7,300 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 80 areas of undergraduate study, 22 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual’s horizon. For more information, visit