OUR VISION STATEMENT

Our call is global. Our objective is missional. Our directive is to all people. As a multicultural, multigenerational institution, our very existence is for the purpose of training leaders in biblical literacy, in living a lifestyle of humble obedience to Jesus Christ, who are driven and passionate to fulfill God’s call upon their lives in this world.


OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The European Theological Seminary is the accredited academy of higher learning and Christian education. At ETS we offer Degree Programs in Pastoral Training, Missions, Counseling, Worship and Christian Education as well as Master Degree Programs in both Psychology and Theology. We are an evangelical, protestant, full gospel community dedicated to the equipping of men and women for the manifold ministries of Christ and his church. 

Under the authority of Scripture, we seek to fulfill our commitment to ministry through graduate education, professional development and spiritual formation. In all of our activities, we strive for excellence in the service of Jesus Christ, under the guidance and power of the Holy Spirit. Our doors are open, without discrimination to all people who truly desire to seek after the heart of God and develop a Kingdom mentality.

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 ETS Timeline

The Bible School ministry for the Church of God in Europe begins in Schorndorf, Germany

1948

German Church of God Bible School opens in Krehwinkel under Church of God World Missions Board

1958

The School relocates to Heilbronn, Germany

1962

School moves to Switzerland to serve the needs of Europe and is called International Bible Seminary (IBS)

1964

School transferrs to Rudersberg, Germany and is known as European Bible Seminary (EBS)

1973

EBS begins launching Extensions Schools of Christian Ministry

1982

EBS begins offering courses for the Master of Arts In Church Ministries offered from the Church of God Theological Seminary

1999

EBS changes the name to ETS (European Theological Seminary)

2002

ETS relocates to the Black Forest in Kniebis, Germany

2002

ETS begins offering Master courses in conjunction with Lee University

2007