Deepening Faith.

Challenging Minds.

Expanding Hearts.

Energizing Mission.

Where the wisdom of tradition is applied in the innovative context of the West Coast

Associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary is the only Lutheran seminary in the western half of the United States. PLTS is a founding member of the Graduate Theological Union, a consortium of 19 seminaries and research centers in partnership with the University of California at Berkeley.

The resulting context in which we work and study is an interfaith and cross-cultural experience. Learn more

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Our Ecumenical and Interfaith Learning Environment Prepares You for Ministry
This ecumenical setting is an important training ground for those preparing for positions in church leadership. The variety of faith systems here will challenge and focus your beliefs so that you are better prepared to articulate your faith and converse with people of other faiths. Read more