Tom is Senior Pastor at Woodbury Lutheran Church. Born in Woodbury, he attended Concordia University in Irvine, California, Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri and, after four years serving as an Associate Pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Boca Raton, Florida, he moved back to Woodbury. Woodbury Lutheran is active in community outreach, including being home to the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf. Tom and his wife Stephanie and daughter Peyten live in Woodbury.