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Check out some of the ministry highlights from CHET! CHET satellite locations now include the following locations: San Diego 2 sites, Los Angeles 3 sights, Walnut Creek 1 site, Chicago Illinois 2 sites, Minneapolis Minnesota 1 site, La Villa Texas 1 site, Mexicali Mexico 1 site. Six hundred plus students are currently matriculating at CHET. CHET training aids students work in India. Melvin Ardon, CHET Bachelor of Christian Ministry Program student ministers in Nagaland northeast India province. CHET hires Rev. […]

CHET Announces New Dean/Faculty Leader

Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) has hired Manuel Valencia, an Evangelical Covenant Church pastor, to serve part-time as the new dean/faculty leader. Valencia was hired due to the continued growth of the school, which serves as the Covenant’s Hispanic training center. Six hundred students currently are matriculating at the school. CHET also added to its satellite locations when it recently opened sites in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and La Villa, Texas. Valencia’s duties include overseeing the satellite sites, serving faculty, and […]

CHET’s Spring 2012 Update

This December, 2012 CHET will be celebrating our 23rd year of ministry. Both a child of, and a ministry from and to the Evangelical Covenant Church, CHET grew out of the Covenant’s commitment to move beyond its ethnic borders, to better express the mosaic that is the whole people of God, and to take seriously our biblical responsibility to equip men and women who wish to become church planters, pastors, evangelists, missionaries, counselors and lay leaders for ministry in and […]

CHET’s Role in Visionary Education Leadership

In recognition of the significant role CHET is playing in Hispanic education, CHET’s President, the Rev. Edward Delgado, has been invited to be part of a Commission formed from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Hispanic Theological Education Association (AETH). ATS is an organization that accredits institutions and approves degree programs offered by accredited schools of more than 250 Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox graduate schools of theology. AETH exists to stimulate dialogue and collaboration among theological educators, […]

CHET’s Role in a Life

Flor Graterol, now a CHET staff member writes, “It’s been almost 10 years since I first came to CHET with the desire to learn more about the Bible, how to study it, but little did I know that God was knocking at my door. I am so grateful to CHET, my theological school that has led me by the hand through studies, experiences, and inter-relationships to discover, as through the pages of a clever book, a call to Godly obedience. […]

CHET’s Fiscal and Growth Philosophy

From its inception 22 years ago CHET has sought to provide vital theological courses taught by highly qualified teachers at an affordable cost in classrooms located near students. That has developed into a Central Campus/Satellite Campus structure with the Central Campus, Compton, processing all academic and financial records and providing the main teaching center while locating satellite teaching centers closer to other students. Those goals are met with all of CHET’s accredited programs; the Pre-Ministerial, the Ministerial, the Lay Family […]

CHET Honors Scholarship Recipients

December 3, 2011 was Graduation Day for seventy four students from the Pre-Ministerial, Ministerial and Family Counseling Programs. Their diplomas and certificates were presented to them by CHET Board Chairman, United Airlines Captain Richard Martinez and CHET President, Rev. Edward Delgado. These new graduates now join a company of over 800 students who have received their theological foundation through CHET, a company that was only a dream twenty one years ago when CHET taught its first classes with a total […]

Recent News: CHET’s Mission

Dr. Justo Gonzalez, internationally renowned historian, theologian, and author writes, “The impact of the church on the Latino/a community is significant. In our barrios, the ministry is often seen by many young people as an opportunity for service and for fulfilling vocation. Pastors, seminary-trained and not, are leading their congregations into new dimensions of service and advocacy. There is an eagerness to learn, to study, and to be challenged by new ideas and visions. Indeed, there is much that the […]

CHET Announces New Giving Channel

Dear Amigos y Amigas, Let me first thank you for your regular and special financial support of CHET over the past months and years. For approximately $36,000 of CHET’s annual income comes from individuals such as you. And with CHET supporting 70% of the student costs, this income is vital in training Hispanic pastors and lay leaders. In addition to thanking you I wanted to mention that CHET has inaugurated a new channel through which your contributions can reach us. […]