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Identity Statement

Ecumenical Theological Seminary provides a multi-confessional and multi-cultural Christian theological education within an urban context, while initiating interfaith engagement. Our approach creates spiritual leadership through personal transformation, social responsibility, critical reflection and academic rigor. ETS graduates are prepared to lead communities of faith while sharing the fulness of God’s love in relation to various ecumenical, interfaith, political, social, economic and cultural contexts.

Mission Statement

Ecumenical Theological Seminary (ETS) provides a multi-confessional, multi-cultural Christian theological education that prepares individuals to participate and lead while sharing the fullness of God’s love and concern for justice in the communities they serve.

Vision Statement

We fulfill our mission through the following platforms …

Engagement …

We fulfill our mission through relationships that are established throughout the Metro Detroit community and beyond. These relationships assist the seminary in the identification of need and in the formation of partnerships with students, churches, the media, donors and other organized entities.

Education …

We fulfill our mission by developing and maintaining a variety of educational programs including, MDIV, MAPM, MA and DMIN. In addition to these degree programs ETS offers a variety of workshops and certificate programs.

Sustainability …

We will fulfill our mission by developing and maintaining a strong financial and facilities management plan.