Lifetime Theological Education

The Lifetime Theological Education office at Virginia Theological Seminary hosts learning and enrichment opportunities.
  • for lay and clergy leaders in the Christian Faith
  • for those desiring a deeper understanding of the Christian faith--seekers, believers & other faith traditions
Upcoming Offerings

Evening School of Theology
Spring 2016 Traditional courses
Biblical Theology
Peace-making and Spiritual Discipline
The Elements of Biblical Greek
Spring 2016 Enriched courses
Latin American Theology in Context
Muhammad: Man and Mission
Biblical Storytelling

Illuminated Lives
A Lenten Quiet Day
February 20, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

I Object! Tackling Ethical Objections to the Bible
Dr. Stephen Cook
March 11, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

A Day with the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
May 6, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
(includes a Friday (5/6) early afternoon option)

A Retrospective Reflection on the last two decades in the Episcopal Church
A Conversation with the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori and the Rt. Rev. Frank T. Griswold III,
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Immanuel Chapel

Contact the office at

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How to Register

Enroll 1-2-3
To enroll in one of the Spring 2016 courses follow these instructions:
1. Apply Online - For traditional courses choose "Evening School" as you application and for enriched courses choose "Enriched Evening School" as your application. If you applied for the fall term 2015 then you do not need to complete this first step.
2. Register - New students will be sent information on how to access myVTS to register for courses. Current students may log-in to myVTS and register for the spring courses.
3. Pay - The finance office will invoice students once they have registered. The invoice will be available from your myVTS account.
In our programming we strive to
  • encourage a lifetime of learning
  • feed the people of God through exciting programs
  • provide intensive theological learning environments
  • utilize contemporary teaching methods
  • offer continuing education to refresh lay and ordained leadership
  • empower lay leadership through challenging biblical and theological courses

Questions? Email
For campus guest housing, contact Jeffri Harre at