Welcome to OTS

ODESSASEM.ORG

OTS begins its history on the 25th of August 1989 when Odesa Bible School (OBS). In 1989 the first Bible college was founded to train men and women on a part-time basis for Christian service. This program has more than 2000 graduates.The foundational work of Odesa Theological Seminary is a program of full-time study, which includes both men studying for ministry, and women who are preparing for Christian Education.

Our Mission

 

Odessa Theological Seminary is a Baptist theological institution of higher learning that helps Evangelical churches in Ukraine and beyond to equip believers to the church, missionary and educational service in the Church and society to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20).

 

Our Values

  • We value community worship and service to the Triune God.
  • We value truth.
  • We value human relationships.
  • We value the freedom to express one’s own opinion.
  • We value honesty, openness, and consistency.

Making a difference

Our goal is to prepare students for transformative ministry by encouraging their spiritual growth, facilitating critical reflection on their ministry experience, and enhancing their ability to clearly communicate biblical truth, solve practical problems, and thoughtfully interact with new ministry models and methods, evaluating them in the light of the Holy Scriptures and the historic heritage of the church.

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Why support OTS?

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Education

The foundational work of Odessa Theological Seminary is a program of full-time study, which includes both men studying for ministry, and women who are preparing for Christian Education.

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Ministry

OTS aims at the development of Christian Education in different aspects of its applications: Church, parachurch programs, social work, adult education

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Values

We value community worship and service to the Triune God. We value truth.
We value human relationships. We value honesty, openness, and consistency.

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MISSIONS

We prioritize the opportunity of training cross-cultural missionaries because it recognized that ethnic Russians and Ukrainians are free to travel into “restricted” parts of the former Soviet Union

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resources

OTS creates resources for the educational institutions of the Baptist Union and other Evangelical denominations.

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Programs

The seminary has a well-functioning Master’s level program. The first graduation of a cooperative D.Prof. program has taken place. Programs from level A to D are functioning.

Contacts

Academic Departament

acdep@en.odessasem.org
Tel. +38.048.755.6442
+38.068.263.6876

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Office Hours

Mon. – Fri.

8.00 a.m – 5.00 p.m

All donations are processed by American-Ukrainian Evangelical Fellowship and then directed to Odessa Theological Seminary.