Meet Our Team

Rebekah Strangarity, MA

Director/Professor of Ministry Leadership Degree and Women in Ministry Leadership Program

Department: Church & Ministry Leadership

Office Location: Lancaster

Rebekah grew up in Lancaster County and attended Lancaster Bible College for her undergraduate degree (BS, in Bible and TESOL). She has degrees from Western Seminary (M.A. in Ministry Leadership-Pastoral Care to Women), and Tel Aviv University (MA in Trauma and Crisis Studies). She has been teaching at Lancaster Bible College since August 2020. Prior to that, she served for five years in Israel where she helped start and run a shelter for prostitutes, start a counseling center, and teach Bible studies. While living in Portland, Oregon, she helped direct a ministry for trafficked teenagers. Her passion is seeing women walk in wholeness, to find freedom and healing from abuse, and grow theologically strong.


MA Trauma and Crisis Studies, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
MA Ministry and Leadership: Pastoral Care to Women, Western Seminary, Portland, OR
BS in Bible and TESOL Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA


My life is the greatest lesson I will ever teach my students, and my prayer is that my students will be faithful disciples of Christ, teaching others to follow him by their words and lives. – Ms. Strangarity


Isaiah 55