Just as there’s a variety of wesleyan denominations, there are likewise a number of accredited wesleyan seminaries. Some of these are official seminary schools of wesleyan denominations, while others either have a wesleyan heritage or teach wesleyan theology in general. Most of these theology schools accept students from diverse Christian backgrounds, including both wesleyan and other traditions.
Church of God (Anderson, IN) DIvinity Schools
The Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) is a historically wesleyan tradition. The denomination now has a diverse theology, but wesleyan influence can still be seen in the denomination’s divinity schools, congregations, and clergy.
There are two main divinity schools that the Church of God (Anderson) uses:
- Azusa Pacific Seminary, a wesleyan divinity school
- The School of Theology at Anderson University, a Church of God (Anderson) divinity school
Church of God (Cleveland, TN) Divinity School
The Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) is a large pentecostal denomination. It has over 1 million members in the United States and many more throughout the world.
The Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)’s divinity school is:
- Pentecostal Theological Seminary, the divinity school of the Church of God (Cleveland, TN)
Church of the Nazarene Seminary School
The Church of the Nazarene was formed in the 19th Century, during the Holiness Movement. Since its inception, the denomination has grown to become a major wesleyan denomination throughout the world.
There’s one official Church of the Nazarene seminary school:
- Nazarene Theological Seminary, the seminary school of the Church of the Nazarene
Free Methodist Church Seminary School
The Free Methodist Church was birthed during the holiness movement. It’s an evangelical, arminian and wesleyan denomination.
The Free Methodist Church’s seminary school is:
- Azusa Pacific Seminary, a seminary school that’s wesleyan
Wesleyan Church Theology Schools
The Wesleyan Church has congregations throughout the world. The denomination is wesley and arminian, arising from the holiness movement.
The Wesleyan Church mostly works with two seminary schools:
- Azusa Pacific Seminary, a wesleyan seminary school
- Wesley Seminary, the wesleyan seminary school of Indiana Wesleyan University
Other Divinity Schools, Theology Schools, and Seminaries for Wesleyan Christians
In addition to the schools mentioned above, there are also a number of independent theology schools and seminaries that are wesleyan in theology or heritage.
The following institutions have students from an array of wesleyan backgrounds:
- Asbury Theological Seminary, a wesleyan seminary in Kentucky
- Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College, a non-denominational seminary with methodist leanings
- Northwest Nazarene University School of Theology and Christian Missions, a wesleyan missions school
- Oral Roberts University College of Theology and Ministry, a historically wesleyan ministry school
- Seattle Pacific Seminary of Seattle Pacific University, a wesleyan seminary school in Washington
- Wesley Biblical Seminary, a wesleyan seminary in Mississippi
Looking for more seminaries associated with particular denominations? Check out:
- Historically African-American seminaries
- Anglican and episcopal seminaries
- Christian seminaries
- Evangelical seminaries
- Methodist seminaries
Or, see all the denominations we have covered.