Greetings from the Lancaster Seminary Alumni/ae Council

My brothers and sisters,

I was glad when the Lord led me to apply and to be admitted to Lancaster Theological Seminary because my feet entered the gates of a sacred space. A sacred space bound firmly together with a mission “to educate and nurture leaders to join in God's redemptive and liberating work so that all creation may flourish.” Give thanks in the name of the Lord that you also have been decreed to be numbered among the many who are blessed to also be graduates.

I bid you to pray for the continued existence of our beloved Seminary.

I bid you to pray for the peace of Lancaster Theological Seminary. For the faculty, the administration, the alumni/ae, the staff, the students, the future. In the midst of the decline of not a few seminaries, in the midst of a deeply troubled world, may you all prosper in sharing the Good News of Jesus that is the answer. 

I bid you also to make a renewed financial decision to support our Seminary and to petition your congregations to include a mission contribution line item to the Seminary in their budget.

For the sake of relatives and friends, for the sake of the Gospel, for the sake of the world, let us seek the good always. And, “like good stewards of the grace of God, serve one another with whatever gifts you have received.” Amen (1 Pet. 4:10)



The Rev. Dr. Gene Gordon, MDiv ‘07

Chair, Alumni/ae Council