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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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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


May 16, 2022

COVID-19 Update

The safety and well being of our community are important to us. Although the COVID-19 community transmission rate in Lancaster County remains...

May 6, 2022

Seminary Honors Rev. Sara Hertzog, Rev. John Dieterly

Lancaster Theological Seminary honored two of its graduates with awards recognizing excellence in ministry during the graduate school’s annual Alumni Day event...

April 27, 2022

Lancaster Seminary to Award 21 Graduate Degrees at 197th Commencement May 7

Lancaster Theological Seminary will award 21 advanced degrees during the graduate school of theology’s 197th Commencement at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May...

3rd Tuesday Talk: Alumni Perspective

May 17, 2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join our Admissions team for this online third Tuesday talk featuring alumni who will reflect on their experiences and discuss how Lancaster Theological Seminary empowered them to be the faith […]

Mercersburg Convocation – Day One

May 23, 2022 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

The 2022 Mercersburg Convocation is entitled, “Moravian and Mercersburg Traditions: Can These Two Walk Together?” In light of the combination of Lancaster Theological Seminary and Moravian Theological Seminary under Moravian […]

Mercersburg Convocation – Day Two

May 24, 2022 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

The 2022 Mercersburg Convocation is entitled, “Moravian and Mercersburg Traditions: Can These Two Walk Together?” In light of the combination of Lancaster Theological Seminary and Moravian Theological Seminary under Moravian […]