University of the South, B.A.
Vanderbilt Divinity School, MDiv
Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, DMin
About Dr. Wingard
Charlie Wingard serves as Professor of Pastoral Theology and Dean of Students. Prior to joining the RTS Jackson faculty in 2014, he spent 28 years as an ordained pastor in the PCA and OPC, serving congregations in North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Alabama. He received his B.A. in political science from the University of the South (1980), his MDiv from Vanderbilt Divinity School (1984), and his DMin from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (1992).
Charlie also served for over seven years as Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Yazoo City, Mississippi. In 2023, he was installed as Minister of Shepherding at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Mississippi.
Charlie and his wife, Lynne, love the ministry of hospitality and consider it an essential component of pastoral care in both church and seminary.