Pastor Tom is a provisional elder from Chicago, Illinois. Throughout his lifetime and pastoral development Pastor Tom has been involved in ministry in and through The United Methodist Church. In this journey Pastor Tom has worked in Youth Ministry, Spiritual Education, and Congregational Leadership in the Northern Illinois Conference. While in Northern Illinois, Pastor Tom attended Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston where he received his Master of Divinity degree. Now Pastor Tom joins us in the Pacific Northwest to follow his call to ministry, to be a voice for spiritual development, community outreach, and heart-felt, spirit-lead Christian living that includes all of God’s children no matter who they are, where they come from, who they love, or how they understand themselves as being whole. All are loved, cherished, and welcomed as children of God.