Ascend Cohort FAQs

What is the calendar and weekly schedule?

CF Ascend runs September to May, with a 25 hour week commitment. The days will be a combination of contemplation and solitude, classes on various topics, community connection, worship & serving.

Where is it located?

CF Ascend is located at Christ Fellowship in Kingsport, TN. We are about 1.5 hours east of Knoxville, TN and 1.5 north of Asheville, NC right in the heart of Appalachia. For those looking to travel, we have a regional airport, Tri-Cities (TRI).

Do you accept international students?

At this time we are working out the details to accept people from around the globe and hope to have this available for our start date.

Is it accredited? Not at this time. But the connections you will make here will be far worth it.

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When is the deadline to apply?

Deadline for applications is May 31, 2024.

How much is the application fee?

$40, non refundable.

What is required to apply?

It will take you about 30-60min to apply. You will need a video, photo of drivers license or passport & references ready to submit.

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What does tuition cover?

Classes, books & yearly retreat. No housing or living expenses are included in tuition.

Can I work?

Yes, in fact it will be required to get a job in the community to begin to put into practice what we are learning.

Can I go to school?

We do not recommend taking other classes during CF Ascend.

Is there Financial Aid?


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