Practical Ministry
(Discover your passion)
The Right Ministry
fit for you
Wide Variety
Work alongside ministry leaders
Serve In Ministry
Opportunity to serve in different ministries
5 Week Rotations
Four Areas: Youth, Children’s, Worship/Media, Missions/Pastoral.
Daily Classes
(Deepen Your Faith)
Strong Biblical Foundation
Daily chapel, Guest Speakers, and Daily Classes
Wide Variety of Classes
from Hermeneutics to Organizational Principles to Christian Counseling
Passions Pursued
Each class is designed to engage the students and to equip them to pursue their passions.
Student Life
(Develop your character)
Well Rounded
We exist to create well balanced Christian leaders strong in mind, body, & spirit.
Team Work
Through weekly team time, physical challenges, special events, and local outreach, your teammates will play an active role in your development
This unique community will challenge and encourage you to get the most out of your time here
En+Theos Based
out of Chicago

En+Theos is based out of CLC; a spirit filled, multicultural, multisite church in the south suburbs of Chicago with an emphasis on reaching young families both locally and throughout the world. You can find out more about CLC at

What Is En+Theos
More than an awesome Greek word

En + Theos is an awesome greek word that means enthusiasm or passion by combining two words “God Within” That is what we are all about. En+Theos is a 9 month leadership academy who’s focus is on creating leaders who have “God Within” At ELA you will Discover Your Passion: Deepen Your Faith: Develop Your Character.