Jun 1975, Oren and Inez Paris, accompanied by their children and Oren's parents, veterans of the ministry, established Ecclesia Inc.
1976, the school enjoyed a strong and autonomous relationship with Youth With A Mission, "an international movement of Christians dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world."
1996, Ecclesia College applied for membership in the Association For Biblical Higher Education.
Mar 1997, Ecclesia’s Board of Governance inaugurated Oren Paris III as the new president.
Jul 2003, Ecclesia’s Board of Governance named Oren Paris II as Chancellor
Mar 2004, the board confirmed the president’s installation of Administrative Council members: the Academic Dean, the Assistant Dean, and four Director positions over Business and Finance, Student Services, Communications and Advancement.
2005, Ecclesia received accreditation and offers degrees both on campus and online.
Jul 2009, Ecclesia College became a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).
Jun 2012, Founder and Chancellor, Oren Paris II, went to be with the Lord. His wife of 56 years, Inez Paris, was installed as Chancellor the following July.