Examine your faith. Define a purpose.

Lancaster Theological Seminary, a graduate school affiliated with the United Church of Christ, is known for academic excellence, celebration of differences across Christian traditions, and creative engagement on issues important to our world. Our mission is to educate and nurture leaders to join in God’s redemptive and liberating work so that all creation may flourish.

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Start here if you’re interested in finding your own voice and ministry in a diverse and welcoming community engaging with issues important to our world.


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Our programs offer preparation for lay/ordained ministry, vocations in nonprofit leadership, and doctoral studies in theology.

Kind Words

“More than a place for theological study, Lancaster Seminary is where we discover more about ourselves and God. It is the spiritual intersection at which our faith journeys, traditions, experiences, and ideas meet.”

The Rev. Scott Siciliano

MDiv 2017

February 10, 2021

Lancaster Seminary Remembers Professor Emeritus Paul Irion

Lancaster Theological Seminary Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Theology, the Rev. Dr. Paul E. Irion, who died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at the...

January 29, 2021

Faculty to Learn to Teach Beyond Trauma

Lancaster Theological Seminary faculty will study the effects of trauma on learning and develop ways to better teach students who have experienced...

January 18, 2021

Pay Attention

On January 6, the day when the Confederate battle flag was flown in the Capitol by a mob of insurrectionists, media outlets...

Learn LTS – Discover Day

March 10, 2021 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Learn LTS | Discover Day is an opportunity to gain a comprehensive overview of Lancaster Theological Seminary. This Lancaster Theological Seminary Overview will include Visiting a Class Visit chapel Q/A […]

Wednesday Chapel – Anabel Proffitt, Preacher

March 10, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Rev. Dr. Anabel Proffitt will preach at our online chapel service. Click here for the Zoom link Click here for the bulletin

UCC History & Polity Course

March 12, 2021 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lancaster Theological Seminary is supporting the Rev. Dr. Carrie Call and the Penn Central Conference staff who are offering a seven-week online course “UCC History and Polity” in 2021. Classes […]