2023 Academic Awards

May 1, 2023

Each Spring, the Lancaster Theological Seminary faculty select the student recipients for a series of prizes recognizing individual achievement. We thank the generous benefactors who make possible these awards that recognize the hard work and talents of our seminarians. The awards notifications are available one the Lancaster Seminary YouTube channel here.

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Lancaster Seminary Holds 198th Commencement May 6, 2023

April 5, 2023

Lancaster Theological Seminary will hold its 198th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2023. Commencement day will begin at 8 a.m. with a Baccalaureate Worship Service in Santee Chapel on the Seminary campus, at the corner of West James Street and College Avenue in Lancaster. The Commencement Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Church …

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Statement on Lititz Pride Event

March 13, 2023

Recently, Lititz Moravian Church’s Joint Board rejected the use of a park owned by the church for a Pride event in June. Though we will never know all of the details of the Board’s deliberation, this decision has hurt, saddened, disappointed, and angered many, including LTS students, staff, faculty, and alumni colleagues. Many among us …

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Lancaster Seminary, Evangelical & Reformed Historical Society Finalize Lease

March 9, 2023

Lancaster Theological Seminary and the Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society have entered into a lease agreement for the first time that allows the historical society to continue to house its offices and archives on the Seminary campus for three years, until January 2025, at no charge. This agreement formally extends the longstanding relationship between LTS …

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Dr. Lovelace to Present “Still Womanist: Reading Biblical Texts Intersectionally”

March 1, 2023

Womanist scholar Dr. Vanessa Lovelace, associate dean and associate professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at Lancaster Theological Seminary, will present, “Still Womanist: Reading Biblical Texts Intersectionally,” on Tuesday, March 21 at 6:00pm ET. Dr. Lovelace will discuss her womanist hermeneutical approach to interpreting biblical texts in person at Moravian Seminary’s Bahnson Center Saal and virtually …

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Five New Online Classes Launch in 2023

November 30, 2022

Registration is now open for Lancaster Theological Seminary’s five new online classes designed for anyone interested in exploring the intersection of faith and society, from biblical times through the modern era. The classes are offered through the Seminary’s Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry program. Details and registration are available here. All classes are conveniently held online, …

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Lancaster Seminary Statement About ERHS Planned Relocation

September 21, 2022

Lancaster Theological Seminary and the Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society announce that an agreement has been reached after long and careful consideration that allows the historical society to continue to house its offices and archives on the seminary campus pending its planned relocation to St. Louis, Missouri. The historical society has announced plans to move …

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198th Academic Year Begins

August 23, 2022

The Lancaster Theological Seminary celebrates the start of our 198th Academic Year at Convocation on Friday, August 26, 2022, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, in person in Santee Chapel and streamed online on the Lancaster Seminary YouTube channel https://tinyurl.com/LTS-YouTube. The Rt. Rev. Dr. Nathan D. Baxter (MDiv 1976, DMin 1984), will deliver the convocation …

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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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