Serve and lead the church effectively

Our college spirituality programme is second to none. It is rooted in a firm belief of training spiritually sound ministers with appropriate envangelical Anglican approach to giving holistic training for the minister of the 21st century church.

Our history in brief

Established in 1917 as Akure Training Center and later renamed to Vining Christian Leadership Center in honour of Archbishop Leslie Gordon Vining, our beloved institution metamorphosed into a full Theological College in 1983.

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Welcome note

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Archbishop Vining College of Theology’s official website. This College values every member of its community, students and staff. It respects the dignity and esteem of all. It is a place where every soul matters and where love and mutual respect are key. Prayer and fellowship are integral to our spiritual and social life. We take both spiritual and academic activities seriously. And we hope that you will find us attractive for the place of your Spiritual growth and Academic pursuit. I do hope that you will find this site useful.
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Rev'd Justus A. Omoyajowo

Rector, Vining College

Our core Values

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  • 1
    The worth and dignity of everyone
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    Mutual respect and openness
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    Love for God to be demonstrated in love for others
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    Mission through holy living
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    Daily Prayer as a community act and care for all irrespective of age, status or gender
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    Eating together as an integral part of fellowship
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    A community where every soul matters
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    A place of passion for God’s world and outreach for His world

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