Spiritual Life

We Believe that Spiritual Life is a Key Component of Every Students’ Educational Experience.

A biblical worldview is central to our way of life at LBC. It’s the foundation for our academics, and it drives how we live, how we work, and how we engage each other. LBC provides plenty of opportunities for students to know and serve God on campus and in the community, like through our weekly chapels meetings and Christian service.

Weekly Chapel Services

Weekly chapel services are the one place and time where the entire LBC community in Lancaster can gather to encourage one another and receive instruction and challenge from the Word of God. These services are at the core of Lancaster Bible College’s effort to encourage spiritual growth in the life of every student. Chapel services are required for all traditional undergraduate students – both residents and commuters. Chapel is held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:10 to 10 a.m. in the Good Shepherd Chapel.

The Good Shepherd Chapel, built in 2000 and 2001, is the first dedicated worship facility on the Lancaster Bible College campus. The large brick structure is located at the center of our campus and seats 1,600. All student chapel services, concerts, conferences, convocation, commencement and other special services are held here.

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Christian Service

Serving is an integral part of the learning process and the journey of the Lancaster Bible College student. Service is required each semester for every traditional undergraduate student at the college in a few different capacities, like:

  • Christian Service: The sophomore student (30-59 credits) serves in the local church, parachurch, or community organization with the purpose of being gospel and mission-driven.
  • Internship: The junior student(60-89 credits) completes in-depth training related to the student’s professional course of study.
  • Practicum: The senior student (90+ credits) completes in-depth training worth 3 college credits in the area of the student’s professional major.


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Journey Teams

Looking to experience a cross-cultural ministry experience as part of a team? Throughout the semester, our Church & Ministry Department offers missions trips in the US and overseas.

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