Find Your Calling

Visit & Connect with Us

Experience the strength and community we foster through diverse ideas and deep relationships.

There’s no better way to connect with our seminary’s Christian, mission-driven community than with a visit. The best way to discover if LTSS is the fit for you is to enjoy the views, meet your seminary family and see for yourself how this moment will lead you closer to your purpose, your calling and your impact on the world.

As soon as you arrive on our campus in beautiful Columbia, South Carolina, you’ll experience what it means to be surrounded by a supportive faculty and fellow seminarians who challenge each other to grow in their faith through worship and learning experiences.

As you tour our grounds, you will feel the strength we foster through diverse ideas and deep relationships. Whether it’s for an open house, an in-person visit or a virtual information session, our helpful faculty, staff and students will show you what makes LTSS a life-shaping place to be.

Virtual Information Sessions

Information sessions allow you to:

  • Engage with LTSS faculty to learn about your program of interest. 
  • Learn about the costs of a degree and explore options for financial assistance options available for you.
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Connect with Your Admission Counselor

Your admission counselor will assist you throughout the admission process and serve as your liaison to LTSS until enrollment.

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Amanda Burke

Each of the programs on the Columbia campus shares a beautiful piece in common, serving others. These programs all nurture students that are called to serve others...

Amanda Burke, M.Div'21

News & Events

Mary Shore

The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore, rector and dean of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS) on Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Columbia campus, has announced she will retire at the end of the fall semester following four years of outstanding leadership.

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Aerial view of LTSS campus with City of Columbia skyline

A lifelong Lutheran, Lynette McSpadden believes her unique experiences have prepared her for ministry as she pursues a master’s degree in Christian ministry.

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