The purpose of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators, Inc. is to advance educational ministries in the Church and increase the ongoing witness of our faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. APCE encourages professional recognition through certification and/or designation, provides opportunities for improvement of professional skills, supports personal enrichment, actively advocates for church education, serves as a channel to and from denominational structures, and recognizes achievements and innovative contributions of church educators. The corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Announcing the 2021 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 Award Recipients!

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It is official! The Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) Annual Event, Circle of Faith: 50 years and beyond, is moving to February 9 – 12, 2022. We will celebrate our 50th anniversary in style!
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April 2020

What to do about VBS?

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the appointed time for What to do about VBS? Note: The success of interaction on ZOOM meetings may depend on your individual browser and security settings of which APCE has no control. *Joining computer audio on Firefox and Safari is only available for webinar attendees. Meeting participants and webinar hosts and panelists can also join computer audio on Firefox if they are using Linux. Join via Zoom:

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개혁 신학 기초

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

미국장로교 내에서 개혁 신학에 관해 더 배우기 원하십니까? 이 온라인 세미나에 참여하셔서

John Yu 목사를 통해 배우십시오.

Basics of Reformed Theology

Would you like to learn more about Reformed Theology in the PCUSA? Join this online webinar to learn more from Rev. John Yu.

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What to do About VBS? Part 2

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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May 2020

What To Do About VBS? Part 3

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the appointed time for What to do about VBS? Part 3

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The South Central Region of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (SCRAPCE) is hosting a three-day virtual workshop called “Dipping Deeper Into the Well of PC(USA) Ministries” Oct. 5–7. The workshop, coordinated by Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (APTS), is recommended for Christian educators, pastors, volunteers and anyone else interested in learning about denominational resources available for Christian education and formation in the local church.

ENRICH Educator of the Year and Scholarships

Now available is the nomination form for one Award: ENRICH Educator of the Year. The deadline is October 15, 2020 for the year 2022. Please read the criteria and give serious thought to nominating a deserving person in educational ministry for this Award.

Also check out the various scholarship applications, and note the deadline of October 15, 2020 . Each scholarship has a different criteria, so please read the descriptions to determine which is the one for you. These scholarships help defray the cost of participation for those who want to enrich their own ministry by attending the 2021 Annual Event.



The Mission of APCE is to: connect, enrich, empower, and sustain all persons serving in educational ministries in the Reformed family of churches.