Tom Mabry

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology


  • Spiritual Formation
  • Leadership
  • Change Management


  • B.A. Catawba College, Salisbury, NC, 1990
  • M.Div. Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, NC, 2005
  • D.Min. Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY, 2015

Tom is an ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church. He serves as the senior pastor at Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Winston Salem, NC. Beyond the local church, Tom serves as a mentor for clergy in the Western North Carolina Conference's Residency in Ordained Ministry program and for persons exploring their call to ministry. He also taught Christian leadership to business and church leaders in Ghana, West Africa, and participates in medical mission trips to the Dominican Republic. Tom is married to the former Adele Van Zandt from Fayetteville, NC. They have four grown children and five grandchildren.


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