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

April 20, 2021

Board Elects 2 New Trustees

The Lancaster Theological Seminary Board of Trustees have elected two members to serve on the graduate school’s governing board. They are: Rev....

March 22, 2021

196th Commencement to be May 8

The Rev. Dr. Dawson B. Taylor, Senior Pastor of Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, Fla., will deliver the commencement address to...

March 16, 2021

Doctoral Candidates Present Capstone Projects

Eight candidates for the Doctor of Ministry degree at Lancaster Theological Seminary will present their capstone projects during a virtual Doctor of...

Wednesday Chapel – Chandola Tillman, Preacher

April 21, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Seminarian Chandola Tillman preaches during our online chapel service. Click here for the Zoom link Click here for the bulletin

Saturday Chapel – Kevin Long, Preacher

April 24, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Seminarian Kevin Long is preacher for our online chapel service. Click here for the Zoom link Click here for the bulletin

Wednesday Chapel – Dean Lovelace, Preacher

April 28, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lancaster Seminary Dean and VP of Academic Affairs the Rev. Dr. Vanessa Lovelace preaches at our last regularly scheduled Wednesday chapel of the academic year. Click here for the Zoom […]