Examine your faith. Define a purpose.

Lancaster Theological Seminary, a graduate school 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. Our mission is to educate and nurture leaders to join in God’s redemptive and liberating work so that all creation may flourish.

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Our programs offer preparation for lay/ordained ministry, vocations in nonprofit leadership, and doctoral studies in theology.

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“More than a place for theological study, Lancaster Seminary is where we discover more about ourselves and God. It is the spiritual intersection at which our faith journeys, traditions, experiences, and ideas meet.”

The Rev. Scott Siciliano

MDiv 2017


January 7, 2022

Classes to continue online

Lancaster Theological Seminary announced on Jan. 7 that all classes will continue online for the next two weeks, due to the surge...

January 6, 2022

Higher Ed Emergency Relief Funds Update for Q4 2021

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES Act, was passed by Congress on March 27, 2020. This bill allotted $2.2...

December 21, 2021

Campus closes through Jan. 10

Lancaster Theological Seminary announced Dec. 21 that the campus will be closed to the public through Jan. 10, 2022, due to the...

Wed. Worship – Anne Thayer, Preacher

January 26, 2022 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lancaster Theological Seminary Professor of Church History Dr. Anne T. Thayer is the preacher for this online worship service. Her sermon will be “A Meditation on Knowing God.” Click here […]

Sat. Chapel – Anne Thayer, Preacher

January 29, 2022 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Professor of Church History Dr. Anne Thayer is the preacher for this online service. Her sermon will be “A Meditation on Knowing God.” Click here for the Zoom link. Click […]

Wed. Worship – Gail Stallings-Minor, Preacher

February 2, 2022 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Our worship service features a sermon by seminarian Gail Stallings-Minor.