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Courses offered at the OSTS are available in both the fall and winter terms. Classes are held on Monday evenings starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Dominican University College.

The fall 2015 term courses start on September 21 and end on November 30.

The winter 2016 term courses start on January 11 and end on March 21.




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Register online! Costs for courses are as follows:

$140 for both terms if payment made before or at the beginning of the fall term of an academic year.

$75 per term if payment made separately each term.

$25 per term for students.

Pay by mail (cheque) or on the first night of the term (cheque or cash). Online payment is not available at this time.

The OSTS does not a have a membership fee.





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About Us

The OSTS was founded in 1964 as part of the Ottawa Presbytery of the United Church of Canada to provide theological formation to lay Christians. Over the years, it became an independent institution, pursued a more ecumenical mission and incorporated a larger interfaith perspective. Today, the OSTS opens its doors to all who have an interest in deepening their understanding of theology and spirituality.

The OSTS has the official support of the Ottawa Presbytery of the United Church of Canada, the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, the Presbytery of Ottawa of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa.



Feel free to contact us:

Pierre LaViolette: (613) 730-2060
Martha Wiebe: (613) 730-6902
Email: president@osts.ca

Over the years, the OSTS has, in turn, found a home at various church buildings of our sponsoring denominations. Starting in the fall of 2015, the OSTS will offer its courses on the premises of the Dominican University College of Ottawa.