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

November 17, 2020

Lancaster Theological Seminary presented the Reverend Dr. K. Edward Brandt with the 2020 Robert Moss Award for Excellence in Pastoral Ministry this...

November 6, 2020

National Search for New President Launched

Lancaster Theological Seminary today launched a national search to find its 12th president to succeed the Rev. Dr. Carol E. Lytch. Lytch...

October 23, 2020

Seminary to Continue to Hold All Courses Online through Term 3

Lancaster Seminary will continue to offer all classes and programming online through Term 3, the end of the 2020-2021 academic year. Interim...

Saturday Chapel – Carrie Call, Preacher

December 5, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

The Rev. Dr. Carrie Call is preacher. Click here for the Zoom link. Click here for the bulletin

Special Prayer Service

December 8, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A special evening prayer service for the Seminary community will be held on Zoom. Click here for the bulletin. Click here for the Zoom link.

Wednesday Chapel – Anne T. Thayer, Preacher

December 9, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Professor of Church History Dr. Anne T. Thayer is preacher. Click here for the Zoom link Click here for the bulletin.