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 UC Berkeley.

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

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Introduction to PLTS Programs Virtual Information Session

Are you feeling a pull towards seminary education? Learn more about PLTS programs, online learning options, financial aid, and the application process at our upcoming virtual information session, Introduction to PLTS Programs. 

Tuesday, June 4th at 5:00pm (PDT)  via Zoom

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Check out this video tour to get a feel for our campus, student housing, and surrounding neighborhood.

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An Agile Institution
Still a young seminary, PLTS retains an ability to adapt. Throughout our history, we have been able to fine-tune curriculum and community to meet the changing demands of today’s ministries. Read more