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August 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In person in Santee Chapel and live-streamed online, our Lancaster Seminary community will gather in prayer and song for the ceremonial opening of our 198th Academic Year.

Nathan BaxterThe Rt. Rev. Dr. Nathan D. Baxter (MDiv 1976, DMin 1984), will deliver the convocation address, “Being Doers of the Word: Identity, Institution and Integrity in Ministry.”

The service will be live-streamed on the Lancaster Seminary YouTube channel.

Convocation will honor Dr. Baxter, who retired in June as senior adjunct professor, and Dr. Julia M. O’Brien, the Paul H. and Grace L. Stern Chair in Old Testament Studies, Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, and Director of the Master of Arts in Ministry & Leadership program, for 25 years of service on the LTS faculty.

A festive reception will follow convocation in the Dietz Refectory with refreshments from the PepperTheo Cafe. RSVP here if you will attend the reception.


August 26, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Historic Santee Chapel on the Campus of Lancaster Theological Seminary
555 West James Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States