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 30, 2022

Five New Online Classes Launch in 2023

Lancaster Seminary Launches Five New Online Classes in 2023 Open to the community, clergy, and lay leaders Registration is now open for...

September 21, 2022

Lancaster Seminary Statement About ERHS Planned Relocation

Lancaster Theological Seminary and the Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society announce that an agreement has been reached after long and careful consideration...

August 23, 2022

198th Academic Year Begins

The Lancaster Theological Seminary celebrates the start of our 198th Academic Year at Convocation on Friday, August 26, 2022, at 4 o’clock...

Wednesday Worship – Dr. Riddick Weber Preaches

December 7, 2022 12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

Join us in person in Santee Chapel on the Lancaster Seminary campus or live on Zoom for our ecumenical, weekly 30-minute worship service. The preacher will be Rev. Dr. Riddick […]

Learn LTS: Master’s Informational

December 8, 2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Admissions Team for the Learn LTS: Master’s Informational on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, from 7:00-8:00pm ET via Zoom. Register here. This is our preview day where you can […]

Seminarian Community Council – Game Night

December 9, 2022 9:15 PM - 10:15 PM

The Seminarian Community Council – or SCC – invites students to gather in fellowship on campus for occasional events with refreshments at 9:15 pm after evening classes end. December’s event […]