Any one of our 53 courses can be taken at your own convenience. Whether it's an L.Th for ministry, or a course or two for interest and knowledge, we can fit serious part-time courses around anyone's lifestyle, anywhere in New Zealand. The course content is rich, the fees are modest, and there are no travel requirements. There is no time like now to pursue your interest in studying with EIDTS
EIDTS' Theology by Correspondence is part-time study for prospective ministers and theology enthusiasts.
The Ecumenical Board of Theological Study has the oversight and governance of EIDTS and its work in distance theological education.
The Board is registered as a private training provider by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments.
The Board of Trustees consists of two representatives from each of the Anglican, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches and the Salvation Army.
Rev John Daniel (CPMIR, BTheol, MTheol (Hons), Dip Min)
Very Rev Dr Graham Redding (BCom, BTh, DipTh(Hons), Otago; PhD, London)
Rev Dr David Bell (BA, BD, MTh, Otago; PhD, Otago)
Mrs Nicola Grundy (DipNFP Management)
Rev Jill van de Geer (BTheol, Melbourne; LTh, JBTS; LTCL)
Revd Chris Honore (BA, BA(Hons),Massey; LTh, JBTS; T.T.C.)
Revd Peter Osborne (BTheol, Auckland)
Mr David Wardle (M.EdAdmin, B.Ed, DipTeach)
Linda Cowan (BA, PGDipArts, DipEd, DipThSt)
Academic Committee Chairperson:
Rev John Hunt (BA, Otago; LTh, Joint Board; Diploma in Jungian Approach to Counselling, Albany Trust; Fellow of Knox College)
Mrs Sue Haley