• Flexible Schedules for
    Working Professionals
  • Diverse, spirit-filled
    Community
  • 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

Commencement Address

Dr. Matthew Sleeth of Blessed Earth delivered a thoughtful, insightful commencement address at Hood's fifteenth graduation on May 21, 2016.


New Doctor of Ministry Specialization Announced


Hood Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a new Doctor of Ministry degree specialization in Leadership Ministry designed to provide educational opportunities for pastors, church staff, missionaries, and church and other non-profit leaders who seek advanced theoretical and theological reflection on the contemporary practices of leadership.“Effective ministry in the church and the world requires the mastery and utilization of specialized skills,” said Dr. Jim R. Wadford, Director of the Doctor of Ministry program. “These skills include competence in the preparation and conduct of leadership; worship and preaching; the ability to communicate effectively in teaching, preaching, and evangelism; productive approaches to mission and outreach; creative relationship to people of all races, ages, gender, and social class; and proficiency in administration, pastoral counseling, and pastoral care. For this reason, theological education at Hood Seminary assists the development and cultivation of those specialized skills for meaningful expression of beliefs with the Christian Church.”

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HOODLines May 2016



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Seminary Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 2016


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