A. Gordon Wetmore
Arnold Gordon Wetmore (June 24, 1931 – June 9, 2016) was an American theologian who was president emeritus of the Nazarene Theological Seminary and a former president of the Northwest Nazarene College.
Early life and education
Wetmore received his undergraduate education at the Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) in Massachusetts. He then earned a doctor of ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has also received honorary degrees from ENC and NTS.
Career and ministry
Wetmore has pastored churches in Quincy, Massachusetts, Kansas City, Missouri, Columbus, Ohio, and Monroe, Wisconsin and served as dean of students at alma mater ENC. In 1983, Wetmore was elected president of the Northwest Nazarene College (NNC) and served there until 1992, when he was elected president of the Nazarene Theological Seminary (NTS). He retired in 2000 and lived with his wife in Olathe, Kansas, until his death in 2016.
Notes and references
- Twelfth Presidential Inauguration at Northwest Nazarene University
- 2007 NTS Commencement
- About NTS
- "Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home Obituaries - Reverend Dr. A. Gordon Wetmore". www.penwellgabelolathe.com. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
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