Equipped to thrive

Ongoing learning and development for Christian leaders and churches.

Check out our range of live and on-demand webinars, and resources

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Nau Mai, Haere Mai!

Welcome to the Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning

The Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning exists to provide on-going training and resources that equip Christian leaders and churches to thrive. We provide accessible, affordable, and quality content from leading academics and practitioners to support personal and professional growth.

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The Latest

Learn about up-and-coming training and events hosted by the Centre for Lifelong Learning. Watch recordings of Carey Conversations and listen to the latest Carey Podcasts on topical issues. Be informed by current Baptist research.


Learn about and register for our online webinars and in-person training courses. These include our Leadership and Professional Development Webinar Series, and our FOCUS stand-alone webinars. The webinars for 2022 cover a broad range of topics including gender identity, mental health, emotional intelligence, mission, and church management. They are facilitated by leading academics and practitioners, and are suitable for pastors, ministry leaders, and ongoing learners who want to be equipped to thrive in church ministry.

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Access a range of resources that cover topical issues, support to find a supervisor, planning a sabbatical and retreat, and our popular Better Church Elders training resource.

Baptist Registration

Baptist Registration is an endorsement that as a registrant, you are committing to the ongoing development of character, knowledge and abilities which are deemed necessary to minister in the name of the Baptist Union of New Zealand and you are willing to uphold our core distinctives and values as New Zealand Baptists…