The Asian American Program at Princeton Theological Seminary has been rebranded the Center for Asian American Christianity. Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial-ethnic demographic in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the persistence of anti-Asian racism. Moreover, as White Americans are expected to no longer be a majority in the United States, minority and immigrant churches are poised to transform the face of Christianity in the United States in the next few decades. The Center for Asian American Christianity seeks to equip and empower the next generation of Asian American leaders for service in church, society, and academy.
The Center for Asian American Christianity forms Christian leaders who serve Jesus Christ in ministries marked by faith, integrity, scholarship, competence, compassion, and joy. The Center for Asian American Christianity:
Princeton Theological Seminary has been a leading voice in Asian American theology and ministry through the work of Professor Emeritus Sang Hyun Lee, the Asian American Program (now the Center for Asian American Christianity), and the establishment of the Kyung-Chik Han Chair of Asian American Theology.
“My field education placements lifted up my gifts for ordained ministry, and the dual-degree program helped me develop the skills for ministry.”