• Flexible Schedules for
    Working Professionals
  • Diverse, spirit-filled
  • Affordable tuition, small class size,
    First Class Faculty

Welcome to Hood Seminary

Hood Theological Seminary is a graduate and professional school that provides
theological preparation for effective ministry in a diverse society.
Our programs can help you to pastor a local congregation, serve in a specialized ministry such as
Christian Education or Counseling, explore theological questions for personal enrichment,
lay a foundation for a PhD program elsewhere,
or retool yourself for more senior church leadership.

News & Events

Hoodlines - March 2017

Catch up on more news from Hood Seminary!


Congratulations to Dr. Michael J. Gehring whose new book, The Oxbridge Evangelist: Motivations, Practices, and Legacy of C. S. Lewis, was just published by Wipf and Stock (Cascade Books).

Dr. Gehring is Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology at Hood Seminary and Senior Pastor of Broad Street United Methodist Church in Statesville, NC.


Save the Date!

Greensboro Alumni Gathering
March 30, 2017
6-7:30 pm
Dinner location is forthcoming!

Fayetteville Alumni Gathering
April 6, 2017
6-7:30 pm
Dinner location is forthcoming!

Please RSVP at 704-314-4970 or cwilder@hoodseminary.edu



Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:00 am – 1:30 pm

First United Methodist Church
190 East Franklin Street, Gastonia, NC 28052

Dr. Ken Walden, Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling and Director of United Methodist Studies, will lead this seminar sponsored by the The General Commission on Religion and Race of the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church. For registration information, please click here.

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