• 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

Hood Theological Seminary Receives $1 million Grant to Establish Institute for Early Career Clergy Development

Hood Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1 million to help establish the Institute for Early Career Clergy Development. It is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy who can serve as mentors and guide them through key leadership challenges in congregational ministry.

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Rev. Dale M. Swofford Book Signing

Rev. Dale M. Swofford, M.Div.'04, has a new book out - "Goin' South: in search of equality." He will be on campus for a book signing on Friday, October 19 at 5:00p.m. Read More



October 19, 2018

6:00pm, Aymer Center

Convocation has been rescheduled due to inclement weather and will take place on October 19, 2018 at 6:00pm in the Aymer Center. The service will be preceded by a heavy hors d'oeuvre reception in the Aymer Center from 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. No registration is required for the reception.

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Intergenerational Financial Empowerment Conference

Hood Theological Seminary will host the Intergenerational Financial Empowerment Conference on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9:00a.m.-12:30p.m. The location will be Hood Theological Seminary/Aymer Center located at 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive, Salisbury, NC 28144. Registration is free. Please register by October 22, 2018 by calling toll-free 1-(877)-926-8300 or go Here

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