Pastor Hubbard is a graduate of Capital University, Columbus, Ohio and was a student at Dallas Theological Seminary, 1973-1976. From 1976 to 1978 he did basic and advanced training in Clinical Pastoral Education at Baylor University Medical Center. He graduated from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in 1981.
Pastor Hubbard has had three calls. The first two calls were to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Irving, where he served as Associate Pastor for two years and then was called to serve as Pastor. He was at Holy Trinity for 15 years. In 1996, he was called to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Garland, where he has served since then. Early in his career he was a staff chaplain in the Baylor system and at Brookhaven Hospital, where he served as Interim Director of Pastoral Care.
Pastor Chuck has been the chairperson for the NT-NL Synod’s Public Witness Team since its inception. The team helps the synod address significant peace and justice issues such as racism, treatment of immigrants and refugees, creation care, and health. He serves on the Dallas Council for The Center for the Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities, an agency of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
Pastor Chuck Hubbard and his wife, Mary, met while both were public school teachers in Williamsburg, Ohio. They have been married since 1974 and have two daughters, Jessica and Jennifer. Pastor Chuck enjoys vigorous exercise particularly if it is related to hiking and backpacking. Reading, caring for dogs and gardening have been long time interests. As a former teacher and coach, he is a staunch advocate for public education.