Lancaster Seminary’s Alumni

Our alumni organization creates a space in which you can interact within a community of people who shared a unique experience, whether as a master’s degree student or as a student in our doctoral program, all are welcome!

Alumni Council

Our Alumni Council is taking a leadership role in developing, planning, and promoting quality programs and events designed to keep you connected to our LTS community.

Our Alumni Council has 15 seats and we would love to have individuals from as many classes participate. In addition to the council, we also have 4 subcommittees. If you wish to become involved, please email

  • Nominating Committee
  • Faithfulness in Ministry Committee (Meck and Moss Awards)
  • Worship Committee
  • Advancement Committee

2020-21 Alumni Council


President: The Rev. Dr. Chris Rankin, MDiv 2004, DMin 2014

Vice President: The Rev. Leonard Knighton, Class of 1987

Secretary: The Rev. Dr. Ronnette Comfort-Butler, MDiv 2008, DMin 2020

At-Large Council Members

The Rev. Thomas Busteed, MDiv 2013

The Rev. Celestine Fields, MDiv 2013

The Rev. Charles Gross Jr., MDiv 2004

The Rev. Guy S. Johnson, MDiv 2014

The Rev. Stephanie Anne Thompson, MDiv 1996

Click here for bios of the Council members