Lancaster Bible College will host four open house events throughout November to introduce students of all phases of their education to the many options available at LBC.
Washington, D.C. | November 4
First, LBC | Capital – Washington, D.C., will host an in-person open house at 9 a.m. Nov. 4 at its 7852 Walker Drive location so potential students can learn more about the associates, bachelors and masters degrees available at the college’s location in Greenbelt, Md.
Participants can register at lbc.edu/meet-us to find out which program is right for them, learn about Washington, D.C.’s hybrid modality, have their application and financial aid questions answered, interact with professors and meet potential future classmates.
“As educators, we recognize the value of transformational instruction sourced in the gospel of Jesus Christ, and ideally, we expect that our teaching will have a multi-generational impact,” said LBC | Capital’s Washington, D.C., Global Site Director David Gaines. “Although we have the privilege of directly communicating to our students, we believe that the life-changing instruction we share will continue beyond the classroom into the immediate culture in which they live. Essentially, we are educating all our students so that they think and live out the principles of a Christ-centered, biblical worldview as they serve Him in the Church and society.”
LBC | Capital – Washington, D.C., offers adult education programs that are designed for busy people who are working, raising a family and serving. Additionally, seminary and graduate programs enable students to earn their master’s degree in Bible, counseling, ministry and more without leaving their career. The Washington, D.C., site also offers a doctoral degree in Biblical Studies—a pinnacle to mark a lifetime of learning.
Additional open house events are planned at the Washington, D.C., location on the following dates:
- January 20 (virtual)
- April 6 (in-person and virtual)
- June 13 (in-person and virtual)
- July 18 (in-person)
- August 22 (in-person)
Online | November 8
Then on Nov. 8, LBC | Capital is planning a virtual open house from 4-5 p.m. for those interested in earning their degree either 100% online—from associate and bachelor’s to graduate and seminary.
“We know that many busy, working adults of all ages and stages of life have aspirations to get a college degree,” said LBC | Capital’s Director of Global Recruiting & Admissions Edward Owens. “And many can thrive on a path to earning their degree completely online. From flexible online undergraduate adult education degrees to online masters and doctoral degrees where students learn and grow in their faith alongside their peers and professors, our online programs are biblically integrated and aligned with the Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School mission to ‘educate Christian students to think and live a biblical worldview and to proclaim Christ by serving Him in the Church and society.’”
After graduation, LBC online students make impact in relevant fields such as Biblical Studies, Business, Christian Apologetics, Communication, Criminal Justice, Divinity, Education, Healthcare Management, Leadership, Marketing, Ministry Leadership, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sport Management and more. See the full list of online programs at lbc.edu/online.
Participants will be sent a Zoom link upon registration, available at lbc.edu/meet-us. Additional online open house events are planned for the following dates (all virtual):
- December 2
- December 13
- January 24
- February 9
- March 20
- April 13
- May 15
- June 7
- July 17
- August 7
Philadelphia | November 15
On Nov. 15, LBC | Capital – Philadelphia will host a virtual open house from 6-7 p.m. for those interested in earning their associate or bachelor’s degree in a hybrid setting. Attendees can learn about the market-relevant programs offered at this site, plus how the class structure works and what students experience once they enroll. Application and financial aid questions will also be answered, and participants can interact with professors and meet potential future classmates.
“LBC | Capital students at our Philadelphia site are called here to fulfill the unique purposes that the Lord has for them,” said Dr. Tanya Solomon, LBC | Capital – Philadelphia Site Director. “They are fervently committed and passionate about studies at LBC | Capital that equip them with the needed biblical worldview to do kingdom work now in their families, communities, churches and in the marketplace. Daily, we see the impact they make in our city and surroundings as they grow through their studies here. We look forward to welcoming even more students to study alongside these current and future leaders, who will develop in faith and wisdom under the guidance of dedicated faculty and staff mentors who truly care about them.”
LBC | Capital’s adult education program offers flexible online and hybrid classes that help students start or restart their educational journeys. Degrees and programs at the Philadelphia location include fields such as Biblical Studies, Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Healthcare Management, Human Services, Marketing, Ministry Leadership and Sport Management. Visit lbc.edu/philly for more information.
Registration is open at lbc.edu/meet-us. Additional open houses in Philadelphia are planned for the following dates:
- January 24 (virtual)
- March 27 (in-person and virtual)
- May 15 (in-person)
Lancaster | November 17 for High School Students & Families
Geared toward prospective high school undergraduate students and their families, the Nov. 17 event from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. will include tours of the Lancaster campus at 901 Eden Road, interactions with faculty and current students, lunch in Olewine Dining Commons, time in Good Shepherd Chapel, visits to classrooms and athletics facilities, and more.
“Visiting campus is such an important way to get to know the personality and culture of a college, so we are grateful that students interested in LBC will have the opportunity to interact with our staff, faculty and student body,” said Director of Admissions Lena Poff. “Our hope is that many future Chargers will experience the ‘life-on-life’ philosophy that is central to all we do at LBC.”
Students and families can also ask questions about topics such as LBC’s commitment to biblical integration in every program, the college’s calling and career development efforts, short-term and semester study abroad programs, and Division III Chargers sports teams, as well as student access to the Counseling & Care Center, academic mentoring, writing support and accessibility services.
Three 2024 upcoming on-campus open house events are also planned:
- Feb. 19
- April 19
- July 19
To sign up for November on-campus event in Lancaster, visit lbc.edu/openhouse.
During the 2023-24 academic year, Lancaster Bible College marks 90 years of “educating Christian students to think and live and biblical worldview and to proclaim Christ by serving Him in the Church and society.” We celebrate our history, our heritage and God’s good work through alumni, faculty, staff and friends of LBC over many years. We rely on God’s wisdom and guidance as we equip students to make a lasting impact on our world: in Lancaster, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., online and through partnerships in Uganda, Brazil and beyond. Read stories, view videos, stay up to date on events, and learn more about the past, present and future of LBC at lbc.edu/90.