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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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report

October 8, 2021

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES Act, was passed by Congress on March 27th, 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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New Mask Mandate in Effect

August 5, 2021

In an attempt to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, Lancaster Theological Seminary now requires that everyone wear a face mask when inside buildings on campus. The new mask mandate follows the new masking guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, should wear a …

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Dr. Greg Carey To Deliver Fall Convocation Address

July 26, 2021

On Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, Lancaster Theological Seminary officially opens the 197th academic year with Fall Convocation. This celebratory service of prayer, song and sermon features “One Body, Many Gifts,”  an address by Professor of New Testament Greg Carey. We will welcome our new and returning seminarians, mark faculty and staff milestones, and pay tribute …

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Lancaster Seminary, Moravian Univ. & Seminary to formally begin combining

July 19, 2021

Moravian University, including the Moravian Theological Seminary, and Lancaster Theological Seminary have received formal approval to commence work to combine the two seminaries. In April of this year, both schools announced the formation of a joint committee to explore combining the two historic institutions, pending final approval from the respective Boards of Trustees and the …

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Plans to Reopen In Person for Fall Term

July 12, 2021

We are delighted to once again welcome students for on-campus, in-person learning for the 2021-22 Fall Term. Lancaster Seminary’s Ann B. Barshinger Campus reopened as of July 6. Our Library will reopen on August 2. The Fall Term for weekend master’s programs begins August 20. The Fall Term for master’s day programs starts August 24. …

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Trustee Eric Hoerner Named Acting President

July 1, 2021

The Board of Trustees has appointed Eric Hoerner to serve as acting president of Lancaster Theological Seminary starting July 1. Hoerner will be the LTS administrative leader while the Seminary and Moravian University continue to work on merger plans. He succeeds Dr. David Rowe, whose one-year term as interim president ended June 30. Hoerner is …

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Campus reopens July 6

June 24, 2021

Lancaster Theological Seminary will reopen its Ann B. Barshinger Campus on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, and will continue to follow the COVID-19 guidelines of federal, state, and local health and safety mandates. The Lancaster Seminary library will reopen to the public on August 2. In-person classes will resume for the 2021-22 Fall Term, with the …

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