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

October 8, 2021

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES Act, was passed by Congress on March 27th, 2020. This bill allotted $2.2...

August 5, 2021

New Mask Mandate in Effect

In an attempt to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, Lancaster Theological Seminary now requires that everyone wear...

July 26, 2021

Dr. Greg Carey To Deliver Fall Convocation Address

On Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, Lancaster Theological Seminary officially opens the 197th academic year with Fall Convocation. This celebratory service of prayer,...

Sat. Chapel – Vanessa Lovelace, Preacher

October 16, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Lancaster Theological Seminary Associate Dean The Rev. Dr. Vanessa Lovelace delivers the sermon, “When it’s Okay to Hate,” at this worship service.

Wed. Worship – Lee Barrett, Preacher

October 20, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lancaster Theological Seminary Professor of Systematic Theology Dr. Lee Barrett is the preacher for this worship service.

Sat. Chapel – Lee Barrett, Preacher

October 23, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Lancaster Theological Seminary Professor of Systematic Theology Dr. Lee Barrett preaches at this Saturday morning chapel service.