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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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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 19, 2024

Lancaster Seminary Promotes Rev. Dr. Catherine E. Williams to Tenured Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship

The Lancaster Theological Seminary Board of Trustees voted this week to promote the Rev. Dr. Catherine E. Williams to associate professor of...

February 29, 2024

Lancaster Theological Seminary to Host Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California) for The Rt. Rev. Dr. Nathan Baxter Forum for African American Studies

The trailblazing Democratic Congresswoman from California, Rep. Barbara Lee, comes to Lancaster Theological Seminary on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 5:00p.m. to...

November 7, 2023

Lancaster and Moravian Seminaries to Launch Joint Curriculum, Three New Shared Degree Programs in 2024

November 7, 2023 Moravian University,  Moravian Theological Seminary, and Lancaster Theological Seminary today announce that they will launch a joint curriculum –...

Wednesday Chapel – Service of Thanksgiving & Farewell

April 24, 2024 12:10 PM - 12:45 PM

All are welcome to join us for a service of thanksgiving and farewell to two beloved and respected professors who are retiring: Dr. Anne T. Thayer and Dr. Julia M. […]

Saturday Chapel – Service of Thanksgiving and Farewell

April 27, 2024 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

All are welcome to join us for a service of thanksgiving and farewell to two beloved and respected professors who are retiring: Dr. Anne T. Thayer and Dr. Julia M. […]

Early Action Deadline

May 1, 2024

Today, May 1, is the deadline to submit your completed application to be considered for early action.