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.

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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

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...

September 28, 2020

Seminary Honors Rev. Joseph Motz with Meck Award

Lancaster Theological Seminary presented the Reverend Joseph A. Motz with the 2020 Allan S. Meck Award for Excellence in Pastoral Ministry during...

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...

Saturday Chapel – Lee Barrett, Preacher

October 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Professor of Systematic Theology Dr. Lee Barrett is preacher. Click here for the Zoom link. Click here for the bulletin

Wednesday Chapel – Darryl Stephens, Preacher

October 28, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Rev. Dr. Darryl W. Stephens, director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry at Lancaster Theological Seminary, is preacher. Click here for the Zoom link Click here for the bulletin

Virtual Discern & Discover Day

November 7, 2020 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Our Virtual Discern & Discover Day at Lancaster Seminary will offer you the opportunity to learn more about who we are as a Seminary. Join an online class, attend virtual […]