• Flexible Schedules for

    Working Professionals

  • Diverse, spirit-filled


  • Affordable tuition, small class size,

    Gifted 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

Coca-Cola Encourages Hood Theological Seminary

Mr. Frank Harrison, III, Chairman & CEO of Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Charlotte, N.C. has honored the request of Bishop George E. Battle, Jr. (HTS Board member and distinguished alumni) with a commitment of $100,000 toward a chapel at the Seminary. Mr. Harrison leads this global reach company which has a reputation for innovation, public service, and social responsibility. The missional purpose of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company is To Honor God in All We Do. The Hood Theological Seminary community deeply appreciates this investment and trust in the merits of theological education.

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Bishop George E. Battle, Jr. Makes a Faith Statement

Bishop George E. Battle, Jr., Senior Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, leads and conducts his ministry with absolute clarity. He recently made an act of faith which extends beyond his deep sense of spirituality and into a theological institution which helped train him to be a bold theological leader. Bishop Battle recently contributed $52,000 toward a future chapel at Hood Theological Seminary. This contribution is both visionary and is a reflection of his firm belief that a chapel should be at the heart of a first-class seminary. This unique contribution is also consistent with Bishop Battle's leadership and loyalty as a distinguished alumni of Hood Theological Seminary.

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Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

The Annual 1885 Society Banquet will be Friday, November 16, 2018 in the Aymer Center, starting at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $50.00. If you plan to attend the banquet, please contact Rev. Dr. Lamont Foster at 828-782-4560, foster.lamont@gmail.com or Rev. Carolyn D. Bratton at 828-429-0094, carnettedewb@hotmail.com no later than Friday, October 19th to RESERVE your ticket(s).

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Blood Drive

Hood Theological Seminary is having a blood drive Saturday, November 17, 12:30-2:30p.m. For appointments contact Dr. Mbuwayesango at 704-636-6077 or dmbuwayesango@hoodseminary.edu

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