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 of Lifelong Learning

Ministry for a Changing Church

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.

Areas of Focus

Christian Formation and Discipleship

Teaching the faith to all ages

Music, Liturgy, and the Arts

Cultivating the imagination

Digital Resources and Practices

Building community and digital literacy

Continuing Education

Enriching faith and inspiring leadership

Action Research

Digging deep to inform a changing church

Lifelong Learning Brings You the Following:

Website For Christian Education
Digital Resources and Practices
Digital Literacy Toolkit for Theological Educators
Journal for Faith Formation
Continuing Education at VTS
Music, Liturgy, and the Arts
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Our Convictions


  • 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, particularly among traditionally underserved populations

Get In touch

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available from 10am to 5pm

Address 3737 Seminary Rd, Alexandria VA 22304

Email lifelonglearning@vts.edu

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