Lifelong Learning at VTS provides continuous opportunities for theological education in the service of faithful leadership. It is for the committed and the curious, lay and clergy eager to claim and explore their Christian vocations in today’s world. We are in the business of activating baptism. We take your gifts and your questions seriously. We exist to inspire and inform your capacity to “go into the world and preach the Gospel!”
Lisa Kimball, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary is a multi-faceted program grounded in theology and research-based practices to provide transformational learning and courageous leadership in a changing church.
The ministries of Lifelong Learning combine and build upon the efforts, research, and history of the Center of the Ministry of Teaching, Center for Liturgy and Music, Lifetime Theological Education, and eFormation.
Claim and proclaim the love of God in Christ
View all people as continuous learners – life-long, life-wide, and life-deep
Offer innovative approaches to current ministry challenges informed by deep listening
Convene conversations, Curate and Create resources, Collaborate with partners, and Cultivate learning communities
Meet continuing education needs of lay and clergy leaders, and curious individuals
Increase access to and utilization of ministry resources, particularlyamong traditionally underserved population
Areas of Focus
Christian Formation and Discipleship | Teaching the faith to all ages Music, Liturgy, and the Arts | Cultivating the imagination Digital Resources and Practice | Building community and digital literacy Continuing Education | Enriching faith and inspiring leadership Action Research | Digging deep to inform a changing church
Lifelong Learning Virginia Theological Seminary 3737 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304