Believing in the power of God to do the impossible is the foundation of Kia’s ministry. A national preacher, motivator, speaker and mentor, she has had a tremendous impact on our society. Through God, Kia has generated a passion to reach all those who desire to hear about the unmovable word of God, leading many to Jesus Christ. Kia is known for her preaching, energy, personality and commitment to doing Kingdom work, especially working with youth and young adults.
Kia is a Cum Laude graduate from Winston-Salem State University, earning a Bachelor degree in Rehabilitation Studies and a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. She holds a Masters in Divinity from Wake Forest University and Doctorate of Ministry from United Theological Seminary, Dayton Ohio.
Dr. Kia Hood-Scott is a recipient of several awards such as: The Catherine Amos Christian Education Award given by Wake Forest University School of Divinity because of her tremendous contribution to Christian Education and ministry with youth and young adults. Kia has also been recognized by The Ecumenical Institute of the Carolinas for her efforts, both scholarly and personally, that contributes to future for ministry. Dr. Hood-Scott was also recognized by Black Business Inc: 40 Under 40 Most Influential African- Americans in the Triad.
Dr. Hood-Scott is a member of Union Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, under the leadership of Senior Pastor, Bishop Sir Walter Lee Mack, Jr. Kia began her journey in ministry as the Youth and College Ministry Program Director. Currently, Dr. Hood-Scott serves as the Director of Preaching and Worship and the Site Pastor for Union Baptist Church, Jamestown –High Point.
Dr. Hood-Scott is supported in ministry by her husband, Mr. George L. Scott Jr.
Through prayer and faith, Dr. Hood-Scott believes that all shall live and God has a great work for all to do. Dr. Hood-Scott is purpose driven and purpose living and is committed to building God’s Kingdom.