Condemnation of Race-Based Murders in Buffalo

May 19, 2022

Moravian University, Moravian Theological Seminary, and Lancaster Theological Seminary strongly condemn the recent race-based murders of ten Black women and men at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood in Buffalo, NY. Three others were injured in the attack. This is yet another egregious display of hate, brutality, and anti-Black racism.  We are constantly …

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COVID-19 Update

May 16, 2022

The safety and well being of our community are important to us. Although the COVID-19 community transmission rate in Lancaster County remains low according to CDC metrics, we recommend that everyone on campus wear a well-fitted mask (N95s/KN95s preferred) when gathering indoors with others. More details are available on our website’s Responding to COVID-19 page.

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Seminary Honors Rev. Sara Hertzog, Rev. John Dieterly

May 6, 2022

Lancaster Theological Seminary honored two of its graduates with awards recognizing excellence in ministry during the graduate school’s annual Alumni Day event held on May 6, 2022. “On behalf of the Lancaster Seminary Alumni Council, I am personally honored to bestow these prestigious awards to Rev. Sara Hertzog and Rev. John Dieterly,” said the Rev. …

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Lancaster Seminary to Award 21 Graduate Degrees at 197th Commencement May 7

April 27, 2022

Lancaster Theological Seminary will award 21 advanced degrees during the graduate school of theology’s 197th Commencement at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Church of the Apostles United Church of Christ in Lancaster. The degrees conferred include 13 Master of Divinity degrees, four Doctor of Ministry degrees, and four Master of Arts in …

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Job Openings at Lancaster Seminary

April 19, 2022

We invite applications for the following job openings that will be based on the Ann B. Barshinger Campus of Lancaster Theological Seminary, 555 West James Street in Lancaster: Associate Director of Engagement & Philanthropy Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean Part-time Technical Services Assistant (Library) Assistant Director of Business Development For job descriptions and application …

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Classes to continue online

January 7, 2022

Lancaster Theological Seminary announced on Jan. 7 that all classes will continue online for the next two weeks, due to the surge in cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in Lancaster. A decision about a possible return to in-person classes will be announced by the end of day, Thursday, Jan. 20. In making the …

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Higher Ed Emergency Relief Funds Update for Q4 2021

January 6, 2022

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES Act, was passed by Congress on March 27, 2020. This bill allotted $2.2 trillion to provide fast and direct economic aid to the American people negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Of that money, approximately $14 billion was given to the Office of Postsecondary Education as …

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Campus closes through Jan. 10

December 21, 2021

Lancaster Theological Seminary announced Dec. 21 that the campus will be closed to the public through Jan. 10, 2022, due to the increasing spread of COVID-19 and the omicron variant in Lancaster County. Following the scheduled winter break, when the school is closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 3, the Seminary will shift to remote …

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Faculty Rejects Anti-Jewish Hate-Filled Ideology

November 9, 2021

We, members of the Lancaster Theological Seminary faculty, strongly voice our opposition to the claims being made by the white nationalist Charles Bausman and those who share his anti-Jewish hate-filled ideology. As reported by LNP/Lancaster Online journalists, Bausman and others who have gathered in Lancaster Township promote anti-Jewish propaganda that denies the Holocaust and casts …

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Rev. Dr. Diane Bogues Named Senior Director of Joint Seminary Enrollment & Financial Aid

November 4, 2021

The Rev. Dr. Diane Bogues is the new Senior Director of Joint Seminary Enrollment and Financial Aid, responsible for recruiting, enrollment and financial aid for both seminary campuses, Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, Penn., and Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, Penn. Dr. Bogues will be joined by an admissions associate on each campus who will recruit …

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