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 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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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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