• Commencement Information

    Happy graduation week! If you still need your rain tickets or honor cords, they will be available for you at check-in on Friday (Hickory campus).

    Student check-in is Friday at 4:30 p.m. 在舒福德体育馆. Guests are asked to be in their seats by 5:30 p.m.

    Any changes to the commencement schedule will be posted here. 

    Commencement Information

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宗教 & 精神生活

Our long history with the Lutheran faith resonates in everything we do at Lenoir-Rhyne.

We strive for excellence by creating an environment that educates and empowers you to embrace your principles and values.

While rooted in the faith of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, we welcome students from all backgrounds and beliefs. Our campus community is religiously diverse, bringing traditions and ideals from around the world. 在这里 you will be welcomed and find a home away from home.

Religion in the Classroom

作为一名本科生, you will be required to take an introductory course on the meaning of the Christian faith. You will also have the option to take additional classes that may expand your understanding of religion and spirituality.

视图 Our Core Curriculum


Grace Chapel is a distinctive feature of our Hickory campus and holds our Eucharist and worship services.

As an institution of higher learning of the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, we embrace the ELCA style of worship. However, we also honor the ecumenical traditions of other denominations.

Additionally, Bible study opportunities along with prayer and meditation rooms are available.

Our Columbia and LTSS campuses also hold worship services. Contact 校园部 for more information.

视图 校园部

学生俱乐部 & 组

Whether you’re interested in sharing scripture, 更新撤退, serving others or just learning more about spiritual life, our groups and clubs are open to everyone, 无论信仰如何.

视图 Student 宗教 & 精神上的俱乐部

信仰学院 & 学习

Our 信仰学院 and 学习 was created during our centennial year as a reaffirmation of the intention of our founders to establish and maintain a Christian college.

By engaging not only the campus community but also clergy and laity of all denominations in theological study, discussion and decision-making, the Institute is a significant regional and national resource.

视图 信仰学院 & 学习

Clemmer-Long Center for Vocation & 目的

The Clemmer-Long Center for Vocation and 目的 supports students and the greater LR community in creating lives of meaning and purpose. We want to help you identify your talents, gifts and passions so that you can use them to make the world a better place.

The center offers activities, 精神上的方向, one-on-one conversations, group talks and hosts the Lives Worth Living series whose speakers include theologians, 主教, artists and advocates for justice.

视图 Clemmer-Long Center

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

LTSS is the only ELCA seminary located in the southeastern United States. 在这里, 全球网赌十大网站教, form and nurture you for public ministry in a context that is Christ-centered, faithfully Lutheran and ecumenically committed. Our campus community unites racially, economically and culturally diverse individuals in worship, 学习与祷告.

视图 & 了解LTSS

全球赌博十大网站 & 事件


Alumnus — and former Joe Bear mascot — the 牧师. 托德刀 is coming home to serve as university campus pastor and director of spiritual life.


Lenoir-Rhyne University will honor student-athlete 亚历山大大 with a posthumous degree during the Hickory campus commencement ceremony on Friday, 5月10日.