Continuing Education - Lifelong Learning

Lancaster Theological Seminary’s Department of Continuing Education / Lifelong Learning is delighted to present some of the area’s best theological ​education and spiritual formation programs for both lay persons and clergy to learn and develop leadership skills that can help transform their own lives and those of the congregations they serve.

Leading the department is the Rev. Dr. Larry Covin, Jr., DMin '12, an author, professor, and consultant in the areas of ethics, social justice, nonviolence training, and prison reform. Larry is an ordained minister in both the Disciples of Christ and Methodist churches. Read more.



Summer Academy is a weeklong program promoting lay theological education and continuing education for pastors that integrates worship, the arts, music, spiritual formation, and academic classes.

Academic Lecture Series is free and open to all, presenting topics on innovative themes in theology, the arts, worship, world Christianity, and stewardship, including the annual LGBT and African-American Heritage Celebration lectures.

Anti-Racism Institute is held twice a year, in partnership with the Lancaster YWCA.

Youth Programs including Leadership Now, Youth Discover Days, and Justice Summit Retreat.

Continuing Education Audit The Lancaster Seminary Continuing Education Audit program is non-credit and designed for personal enrichment.

Boundary Training for Clergy & Lay Leaders is offered periodically. Click the link to see the next date and time.