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

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 –...

September 8, 2023

Katherine Ragsdale Named Seminary Interim VP, Dean

Moravian University Appoints The Very Rev. Katherine Ragsdale Interim Vice President and Dean of Moravian Theological Seminary and Lancaster Theological Seminary BETHLEHEM,...

July 11, 2023

Job Opening: Lancaster Site Manager

Applications are being accepted for a Site Manager for the Lancaster Campus. The Site Manager performs a broad range of duties including...

Saturday Chapel – Anne T. Thayer, preacher

December 9, 2023 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

LTS Professor of Church History Dr. Anne T. Thayer preaches at this service in Santee Chapel and on Zoom. Here is the bulletin.

Wednesday Worship – Riddick Webber, preacher

December 13, 2023 12:10 PM - 12:45 PM

MTS Associate Professor of Practice in Pastoral Ministry Rev. Dr. Riddick Webber preaches at this hybrid service to be held in Santee Chapel and on Zoom.

Saturday Chapel – Thomas Rim, preacher

December 16, 2023 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Thomas Rim preaches at this service in Santee Chapel and on Zoom.