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Testimonials & Endorsements


Zach is integrating a holistic and theologically-wise approach to his medical practice.  "It has changed the way I am working with my patients and their families."

Anna is forming an intentional community and a non-profit organization to focus on emergency foster care.

Tammy has started a medical supply ministry in her rural neighborhood, using networks of local churches and businesses.

Smiling Business Woman

Neighborhood Seminary connects theological education with practical divinity for students in the communities where they live and serve. It beautifully connects younger and older learners with a passion for ministry growing between them.

—  United Methodist Bishop, Hope Morgan Ward - Raleigh Area

Smiling Business Woman

This has helped me view the events in my life and community in a much more unified way - intellectually, spiritually, socially, and politically. I find myself constantly challenging my instinctual reactions to events and ideas in new ways.  

—  Joseph Grady, Layperson

Smiling Business Woman

There were many things said at the initial session which are needed in my congregation: deeper connection with each other and community, commitment rather than recruitment, and to go out and meet neighbors where they are, just as Christ did.

—  Amy Higgins, Layperson

Portrait of Smiling Man

This fresh perspective makes theological education accessible to those who love the church and offers means of continuing their hunger to be equipped to make a difference in their communities. I have not seen as much interest and excitement for a long time.

—  United Methodist Bishop, Paul Leeland - Charlotte Area

Woman Smiling in Suit

I am excited about what this kind of equipping and support for our laypeople can mean for helping to make our congregations more vital, disciple-making, life-transforming communities for Jesus Christ.

—  Rev. Nancy Rankin, former UM District Superintendent,

Western North Carolina Conference

Mid Adult Smiling Woman

This has been an experience like no other and I have learned so much. I feel that Neighborhood Seminary has equipped me to love more like Jesus and be less judgemental of others.

—  Tammy Cox, Layperson

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