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

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,...

July 19, 2021

Lancaster Seminary, Moravian Univ. & Seminary to formally begin combining

Moravian University, including the Moravian Theological Seminary, and Lancaster Theological Seminary have received formal approval to commence work to combine the two...

July 12, 2021

Plans to Reopen In Person for Fall Term

We are delighted to once again welcome students for on-campus, in-person learning for the 2021-22 Fall Term. Lancaster Seminary’s Ann B. Barshinger...

Student Orientation – Day 1

August 13, 2021 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

This portion of student orientation will take place on Zoom. Log in to your Moodle account for the Zoom link and the program schedule.

Student Orientation – Day 2

August 14, 2021 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Student orientation Day Two will take place in person on campus. Check Moodle for the program schedule.

Faculty Workshop

August 23, 2021

Stay tuned for details.