Micah by Julia M. O’Brien

Posted: Nov 18, 2015

We are delighted to announce that Lancaster Seminary Professor Julia M. O'Brien's newest book, Micah, is now available as part of the Wisdom Commentary Series published by Michael Glazier.


We’re a “Sexually Healthy & Responsible” Seminary

Posted: Nov 09, 2015

Lancaster Theological Seminary is named one of 31 "sexually healthy and responsible seminaries" in the United States by the Religious Institute. Read more here.

Five New Trustees, 1 Emerita Installed

Posted: Nov 02, 2015

Lancaster Theological Seminary Board of Trustees installed five new trustees at its October meeting, bringing the number of trustees to 22. The Board also honored former trustee Sadie High...

Video: The Politics of Public Space

Posted: Oct 09, 2015

Beyond the Headlines: Fall Leadership Letter

Posted: Oct 08, 2015

Professor Soto to Lecture in Bogota

Posted: Sep 18, 2015

Professor of Practice Dr. Elizabeth Soto heads to Bogota, Colombia, to lecture on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Mennonite seminary there, Seminario Bíblico Menonita de...

Rethink Everything

Posted: Sep 15, 2015

Watch Lancaster Seminary Dean Dr. David Mellott's provocative and insightful convocation address.

In Memoriam - Rev. Dr. Robert Webber

Posted: Sep 07, 2015

The Lancaster Seminary community mourns the death Sept. 5 of retired Professor of New Testament, the Reverend Dr. Robert Duff Webber, 79, who died after a 15-year-long illness with ALS. For...

Discover Seminary

Posted: Aug 04, 2015

Early fall is a glorious time on our historic campus. It's a great time to visit and learn if a seminary education is right for you.

Our September Discover Days event is held over two days...

“The right to marry is for all Americans”

Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Seminary Dean Dr. David Mellott rejoices in today's landmark Supreme Court ruling: "My husband, Rev. Lance Mullins, and I believe that all Americans have something to celebrate today! The...

“White Americans Need to Wake Up”

Posted: Jun 18, 2015

Lancaster Seminary Dean Dr. David Mellott, vice president for Academic Affairs, on the Charleston shootings: "White Americans need to wake up. Whatever we are doing or think we are doing to...

Meck & Moss Awards Presented for Distinguished Ministry

Posted: May 15, 2015

President Carol Lytch conferred Seminary honors to four Lancaster Seminary graduates during Alumni/ae Day ceremonies May 15.

Recipients of the Robert V. Moss Award for distinguished service...

190th Commencement

Posted: May 12, 2015

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...

Huge Book Sale May 18-20

Posted: May 07, 2015

We're teaming with the Evangelical & Reformed Historical Society for our annual Book Sale, which this year will be held during three days because of the large number of books available. Well...

Alumni/ae Day May 15

Posted: May 06, 2015

A warm welcome back to our alumni and alumnae! Here is the day's schedule:

  9:00 a.m.   Coffee reception in Refectory

10:30 a.m.   Worship in Santee Chapel
                    Sermon by...

Bold New MDiv Debuts

Posted: Apr 07, 2015

Aug. 7 we will welcome the first class of seminarians enrolled in a bold, new Master of Divinity program designed to address the contemporary needs of the church and the realities of...

Video: Freedom Fighters Remember

Posted: Mar 23, 2015

March 19 we gathered to hear from members of our community who fought for equality and justice in America. Watch the video here. Read the newspaper article by Earle Cornelius. Photo: Dan...

Now Online: Dr. Stephanie Crumpton’s Lecture LAUGH, DANCE, CRY

Posted: Mar 02, 2015

Click here.

Prof. O’Brien Featured

Posted: Jan 09, 2015

Newspaper profile focuses on the just published Oxford Encyclopedia of Bible and Gender Studies, which she edited.

Now Online: Dr. J. Kameron Carter’s lecture - Bonhoeffer’s (Failed) Blackness

Posted: Dec 08, 2014

Watch it here.

Historic Bell Peals For Advent

Posted: Dec 01, 2014

Our 121-year-old bell will peal daily at noon during Advent, through Dec. 24, calling the community to prayer.

The bell has been mostly silent for decades except for an infrequent...

Extraordinary Results

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

Heartfelt and prayerful thanks go out to everyone who generously donated to Seminary scholarships during the Extraordinary Give on Nov. 21.
The results are awesome. Of the more than 300...

Watch Dr. Jacobsen’s Lecture

Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Dr. Douglas "Jake" Jacobsen's Nov. 10 talk, "The Newly FLAT World of Global Christianity," is now online. The dynamics of the world Christian movement have changed.  Europe and North America...

Used Bookstore Opens

Posted: Nov 12, 2014

Adamstown Books will hold its grand opening on campus Saturday, Nov. 15 in the former Cokesbury space in the lower level of Mayer Commons.

The antiquarian and used book store is run by...

Trustee Emerita Named

Posted: Nov 06, 2014

Dr. Anna Johnson-Winegar of Frederick, Maryland, was elected Trustee Emerita by the Seminary Board of Trustees, a group she led as chair from 2010-2013, during the Seminary’s period of...


Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Dr. Stephanie M. Crumpton, Asst. Prof. of Practical Theology, invites the community to participate in a follow-up conversation on race and violence Thursday, Nov. 13, from 4:00-5:30 pm in...

Bobb Bewley Wins Painting

Posted: Oct 27, 2014

The winner of the Freiman Stoltzfus painting, Bobb Bewley, is a retired HR executive from Manheim Township who already has several pieces of Freiman's artwork.

He bought two raffle tickets,...

Meet Rev. Dr. Darryl Stephens

Posted: Oct 22, 2014

Welcome to our new Director of United Methodist Studies. Darryl has a PhD in Christian Ethics from Emory University, where he was a faculty member at Candler School of Theology. He is an...

Watch Lee Barrett’s Lecture

Posted: Sep 30, 2014

Click here or go to our Multimedia section below to watch the video of Dr. Barrett presenting When Sparks Fly: Where Mercersburg and Bonhoeffer Meet, the Sheldon and Marie Mackey Memorial...

Seminary Job Openings

Posted: Sep 28, 2014

We welcome applications for Assistant Professor of Preaching/Homiletics; Library Circulation Manager; 2 part-time Seminary Chaplains; and a part-time fundraising/marketing professional for a...

Online store is open for business

Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Polos, fleeces, caps and Ts
Pens, and mugs and baby onesies.
Looking for logo stuff galore?
Find it all in our new online store.

We are delighted to announce that Lancaster Seminary...

Come See “When Sparks Fly”

Posted: Aug 26, 2014

What happens when Mercersburg theology intersects with the life and thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, pastor, prophet, martyr, spy? Find out Thursday, Sept. 25 when Dr. Lee Barrett, the Mary...

Good News x 3

Posted: Aug 07, 2014

Three exceptionally good pieces of news underscore our commitment to sustainability and stewardship.


We earned re-accreditation for the next 10 years, until 2024, from both ATS, the...

Lancaster Seminary Earns 10-Year Reaccreditation

Posted: Jul 24, 2014

President Carol Lytch announces that Lancaster Theological Seminary successfully renewed national accreditation for the maximum period of 10 years (until 2024) from the Association of...

Meet Our New Registrar

Posted: Jul 08, 2014

Teresa Benneian adds the title of Registrar to her current role as Financial Aid / Loan Counselor. She was instructor of Foundational Studies at Harrisburg Area Community College Lancaster...

She’s Professor Soto now

Posted: Jun 11, 2014

Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Soto can now add the title of Professor of Practice to her continuing roles as Coordinator of Field Education for Master of Divinity students and Advisor for Global...

Congrats Class of 2014

Posted: May 22, 2014






Lancaster Theological Seminary awarded 28 advanced academic degrees and one Certificate in Lay Leadership at the 189th Commencement on May 17, 2014. The Class of 2014...

New Dean of Admissions

Posted: May 22, 2014

Rev. Ruth-Aimée Belonni-Rosario joins us in July from Princeton Theological Seminary where she was associate director of Admissions. Previously she was pastor of Iglesia Presbiteriana San...

New Librarian

Posted: May 08, 2014

Myka Kennedy Stephens succeeds Rev. Richard R. Berg who retires after 26 years.

Myka is a library professional with a background in theological and church libraries who joins Lancaster...

Job Opening: Registrar & Director of Student Services

Posted: Apr 28, 2014

Click here for details.

Project to Preserve & Expand Campus Use

Posted: Apr 16, 2014

President Carol E. Lytch announces a project to preserve and expand the use of the Seminary's historic campus to benefit the school, the community, and serve as a national model for...

Safe Church Intensive

Posted: Apr 04, 2014

Register by May 15 for the 5-Day Intensive training to prevent child sexual abuse. Details and registration.

Register for Summer Academy

Posted: Mar 31, 2014

What are you doing this summer? Why not check out our great, affordable classes? Summer Academy is a safe space for learning and exploration, fellowship and reflection. Morning classes,...

Disability, Inclusion & Heart of the Gospel

Posted: Mar 31, 2014

April 24, 11-Noon in Santee Chapel, Rev. Rob Molsberry speaks on "Disability, Inclusion & The Heart of the Gospel," a free public lecture sponsored by the Disability Awareness Committee.


Register Now for Clergy & Lay Leadership Series

Posted: Mar 11, 2014

Featuring Professor of Old Testament, Dr. Julia O'Brien, the four-part Thursday series, presented in partnership with the Samaritan Center, kicks off with breakfast and discussion on April...

$750 Roth Prize Call for Entries

Posted: Feb 21, 2014

What:  The 2014 Roth Prize of $750 for the Best Student Paper on Any Topic in Mercersburg Theology

When:  The winning paper will be presented at the Mercersburg Society Convention in June...

Discover Day March 8

Posted: Feb 12, 2014

If you are considering a vocation or exploring theological education, Discover Day on Saturday, March 8 is for you.

This time of reflection and discernment will offer you the opportunity...

Dr. Larry Covin Named Director of Continuing Education

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

Social Justice Expert Rev. Dr. Larry D. Covin, Jr. of Atlanta is our new Director of Continuing Education. Author, teacher, and an in-demand consultant in the areas of ethics, social...

Bob Groff Named Trustee Emeritus

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

Robert F. Groff, Jr., of Lancaster, a longtime supporter of Lancaster Theological Seminary, was honored as a Trustee Emeritus at the January 2014 meeting of the Seminary's Board of Trustees....

New Trustees Installed

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

Three new Trustees were installed at the January 2014 meeting of the Serminary's Board of Trustees, bringing the number of trustees to 21.

“The Board and I are honored to welcome this class...

Greg Carey on Band of Angels

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

In Huffington Post, Prof. Greg Carey writes, "I don't quite know another book like this one. Kate Cooper's Band of Angels introduces us to dozens of early Christian women from the church's...

Unique Series Debuts for Clergy & Lay Leaders

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

For the first time, the Samaritan Center and Lancaster Theological Seminary are teaming up to present a dynamic and practical series for clergy and lay leaders.

Called “Everyday...

Visiting Prof Dr. Daphne Wiggins

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

Visiting Professor Dr. Daphne Wiggins is part of the Ministerial Formation program. She has taught workshops on the practical aspects of ministry and for Spring 2014, she is teaching Church...

Mennonite Church USA New Moderator

Posted: Jan 31, 2014

Lancaster Theological Seminary's Elizabeth Soto Albrecht, coordinator of Field Education, is the new Moderator of the Mennonite Church USA, the first Latina ever to serve in this two-year...