30 Graduate During 196th Commencement

May 8, 2021

Lancaster Theological Seminary awarded 29 graduate degrees and two certificates to members of the Class of 2021 during the 196th Commencement on May 8, 2021.

The Rev. Dr. Dawson B. Taylor, Senior Pastor of Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, Fla., delivered the commencement address, “Felines, Foibles, and Faith,” during a socially distanced ceremony held at Church of the Apostles United Church of Christ in Lancaster.

Lancaster Seminary awarded 19 Master of Divinity degrees, eight Doctor of Ministry degrees, one Master of Arts in Religion, and one Master of Arts in Ministry and Leadership. The Seminary also conferred two Certificates in Anglican Studies. There are 30 members of the Class of 2021, with one graduate receiving both a Master of Divinity and a Certificate in Anglican Studies.

Lancaster Theological Seminary, an ecumenical graduate school of theology affiliated with the United Church of Christ, is known for academic excellence, celebration of differences across Christian traditions, and creative engagement on issues important to our world.