We are pleased to welcome the Rev. Thomas Korkuch, who joined Park United Methodist Church as Lead Pastor on July 1, 2021.
Pastor Tom is in his 26th year of ordained ministry and has served as student assistant pastor at Sparta UMC, associate pastor at Grace UMC in Wyckoff, and senior/lead pastor at Westwood UMC, Archer UMC in Allendale, and First UMC in Moorestown. He is a graduate of Rutgers University (BA in History and Religion) and Drew University (MA in Biblical Studies and MDIV). Outside of the church, his interests include reading diverse histories and biographies, fitness and nutrition, cooking, and restoring his childhood home. He has two adult children, Patrick, 25, and Michael, 22. He is the outgoing chairperson of Greater New Jersey’s Board of Ordained Ministry.
Pastor Tom is a proponent of inclusivity and social justice, has a history of establishing relationships with other churches in the community, enjoys mission work, and has experience and a deep interest in getting youth involved in the church.
Welcome, Pastor Tom! We all look forward to getting to know you.