Affordable, accessible nondegree classes

Our ecumenical nondegree classes are ideal for lay ministers, pastoral leaders, individuals in discernment, and laity serving Christian denominations and independent churches.

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THEOLOGY II: Leadership & Community

  • First class will be held ONLINE on Saturday, January 9 from 1-3pm followed by five weeks of asynchronous online instruction
  • A total of six weeks of convenient online instruction from January 9 – February 18, 2021
  • BONUS! Two extra synchronous sessions will be held. Dates and times to be announced.
  • Theology I is not required to take this class
  • 2.5 CEUs
  • Just $325
  • Instructor: The Rev. Holly MillerShank
  • Deadline to apply: Dec. 21


This class provides an introduction to Christian theology, focusing on the human condition, Christian hope, the church, ministry and mission. Students may take this class without having taken Theology I.

To Apply:

Complete this form and email it to

Affordable & Accessible

Nondegree classes are ideal for:

  • Lay Ministers already pastoring churches
  • Pastoral Leaders in part-time or bi-vocational ministries
  • Individuals in discernment
  • Laity serving Christian denominations and independent churches


In addition to outstanding, relevant classes, you will receive 2.5 Continuing Education Units and a Certificate of Completion for each completed class.


  • Convenient online instruction
  • Each class provides six weeks of instruction
  • $325 per class

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Personal statement


To apply, complete this form and email it to or mail it to:

Lancaster Theological Seminary
Admissions Office
555 West James Street
Lancaster, PA 17603

Class Offerings Include:

  • Christian Theology
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Church History
  • Pastoral Care
  • Preaching & Worship
  • Denominational Polity
  • Religious Education
  • Spiritual & Personal Development
  • Church Administration
    • Adaptive Leadership
    • Innovation & New Models
    • Navigating Congregational Conflict & Crisis
    • Financial & Strategic Health


For more information about the classes, email Dr. Darryl Stephens, Director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry at Lancaster Theological Seminary,

For information about applying to the program, contact our Admissions Team at (717) 290-8741 or

Apply here and email the completed form to or send it by mail to Admissions Office, Lancaster Theological Seminary, 555 West James Street, Lancaster, PA 17603.