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Davidson United Methodist Welcomes New Pastor

by | Mar 23, 2021

David and Kim Hockett

Davidson United Methodist Church has announced the appointment of The Rev. David Hockett as its new pastor, effective April 1. He will then become Senior Pastor on July 1.

Rev. Hockett has most recently been serving as the District Superintendent of the Metro District in the Western N.C. Conference. He has served pastoral calls for Methodist Churches in Greensboro, Salisbury, Concord, and Boone.

In addition, he has served as chair of the committee on Doctrine and Theology for the Board of Ordained Ministry, as a member of the Conference Leadership Development Team, and previously served as Chair of the Order of Elders. Rev. Hockett currently serves as the Cabinet representative to the WNCC Board of Trustees. Beyond his ministry with the Conference and local church, he has served as an instructor in the Duke Divinity School Course of Study and taught United Methodist Church History at Hood Theological Seminary.

Rev. Hockett and his spouse Kim are native North Carolinians. He graduated from North Carolina State University and Duke University (M.Div.). Kim is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and works for Novant Health as an IT analyst. They have three grown children.

Their joy is to spend time with friends and family, settle in with movies and popcorn, reading, and travel. David loves preaching, teaching, guiding, and equipping congregations to be the Church in and for their community. They are looking forward to becoming a part of the Davidson community.


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