On Saturday, May 16, 17 advanced academic degrees were awarded along with 3 Certificates in Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and 1 Certificate in Lay Leadership. Among the Class of 2015, 11 candidates received a Master of Divinity degree; three received a Master of Arts in Religion; and three received the Seminary’s highest degree, Doctor of Ministry. Three students, including two who also are receiving Master of Divinity degrees, were awarded a Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and two students earned a Certificate of Lay Leadership.
Commencement day began at 8 a.m with a Baccalaureate Worship Service in Santee Chapel on the Seminary campus. The Commencement Service was held at 11:00 a.m. at Church of the Apostles United Church of Christ, 1850 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Samuel, Lancaster Seminary trustee and pastor of Victory for the World Church, Stone Mountain, Georgia, delivered the commencement remarks, “Let’s Go Outside with Jesus.”
Doctor of Ministry Degree Recipients:
Master of Divinity Degree Recipients:
Master of Arts in Religion Degree Recipients:
Certificate in Youth & Young Adult Ministry
Certificate in Lay Leadership