Church Life Pastor
Pastor Tom was raised in West Virginia and attended high school at Mount Vernon Academy in Ohio. He attended Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University) and met Susan Roberts. They were married for 34 years and had three sons. Susan lost her battle with cancer on Jan 1, 2010. On May 21, 2011, Pastor Tom married Glenda Carlson, who had also lost her husband to cancer. Glenda has been a dental hygienist for 36 years.
Tom’s son, Todd, is married to Aprille Gungl; his son Brad is married to Amanda Breasbois; and his son, Matthew, is married to Tiffany Imsand. In December 2008, Tom became grandfather to Todd and Aprille’s triplets (two boys and a girl) and in January 2010, he became grandfather, again, to Penelope Susan, Matthew and Tiffany’s first child. They are expecting their second child, in August.
Tom's wife, Glenda, has two children, Chris (wife, Amber) and Erin Carter (husband Gavin). They each have two children.
Tom has BS in biology, an MA in education and is currently completing an MA in religion. He has worked twenty four years in Christian education and now two years at CCC. Tom enjoys family, hiking, biking, outdoor activities, computers, digital photography, and mission trips. His greatest love is spending time with family.