Pastor of Church Care and Deacons

The Rev. Dr. Tom Young is the Pastor of Church Care and Deacons. HIs major responsibility is staffing the Board of Deacons and visitation, a 15 hour/week position. Joining our staff in February of 2014, he is a retired pastor who served churches in Buffalo, NY, Taylorville, IL, the Chicago area and most recently Dubuque, IA. Tom also was Pastor of the Overland Park Presbyterian Church from 1984 – 1995.  He grew up in Lakewood (Cleveland), Ohio, and met Julie, who is a Newton, Kansas, native, at Ottawa University. They were married in 1968. Their daughter, Jennifer Herrmann and husband Craig, live in Overland Park with three of Tom and Julie’s grandchildren. Their son, Jeff, and wife Ashley, live in Maryville, IL., and are parents to Tom and Julie’s other grandchildren. Tom can be reached at

Rev. Dr. Tom Young