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

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“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


September 18, 2020

Rev. Diane Bogues Hired as Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

Lancaster Theological Seminary welcomes the Reverend Diane A. Bogues to serve as director of admissions and financial aid for the 195-year-old graduate...

September 14, 2020

Update: Coronavirus Relief Funds

Lancaster Theological Seminary received $19,204 from the Federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund as a part of a $14 billion initiative to...

September 4, 2020

195th Commencement Celebrates Class of 2020, Honors Retired President Lytch

Lancaster Theological Seminary celebrated its 195th Commencement September 4, 2020, in an outdoor ceremony at Rader Park, Lancaster. Originally scheduled for May...

Wednesday Chapel – Myka Kennedy Stephens, Preacher

September 30, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Associate Professor of Theological Bibliography Deaconess Myka Kennedy Stephens, seminary librarian, will preach. Click here for the Zoom link

Saturday Chapel – Myka Kennedy Stephens, Preacher

October 3, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Associate Professor of Theological Bibliography Deaconess Myka Kennedy Stephens, seminary librarian, will preach. Click here for the Zoom link

Theology I: Faith Seeking Understanding

October 3, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oct. 3 is the first class of “Theology I: Faith Finding Understanding,” our new class for church leaders – both lay and ordained, offered as part of the Pennsylvania Academy […]