Tom resides in Colorado and has been married to his best friend, Jan, since 1982. They have two married daughters. Tom earned a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver. His passion is how marriages, teams, churches and organizations develop and grow well—with special interest in leadership. Tom formerly directed the CRM Staff Care & Development Team, and now serves that team and the organization in a consulting capacity. He has experience as a pastor, medical/counseling clinic director, and university professor.
“…not to be served, but to serve…”
Serving God, Serving You
Born and raised in Monmouth County, Matt happily lives in Shrewsbury with his family. He and his wife Amanda have three little boys (Zeke, Eli, and Jonah). Before earning his mDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, Matt was an electrical engineer. While he enjoyed being an engineer, his heart lies with helping people hear the good news of Jesus Christ. He's an avid reader of theology, listens to punk rock, lives and dies during every Giants game, and is fairly addicted to Pep-O-Mint Life Savers.
Shannon lives in Long Branch with her husband, Matt, and their two daughters, Correna and Esther Grace. After graduating from Monmouth University with a BA in Spanish, Shannon spent 5 years working in Fair Trade as a manager at Ten Thousand Villages. She gets excited about party planning, organizing things, and planting and seeing the fruits (& flowers!) of her garden. Shannon has served in a variety of ways at ORB/Park Church over the past 10 years including co-leading the Dominican Republic Missions Trip, serving as a high school group leader, and as Coordinator of MOPS at Park Church.
Rebecca has lived in New Jersey all of her life, moving between Monmouth and Camden counties. She is married to her husband, Dan, and they have two boys, Luke and Jacob. Rebecca has a degree in Education as well as in History. She loves to read, especially historical fiction and fantasy. She enjoys playing tabletop board games, baking chocolate chip cookies, and building marble runs with her kids. Rebecca has been involved in ORB / Park Church since first coming 12 years ago as a High School student and now loves serving as the Park Kids Coordinator.
Raised in Monmouth County, Brian currently resides in Asbury Park. For 5 years he served in campus ministry at Rutgers University and then received his mDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary. Brian has served as pastor of 4 Presbyterian churches in NJ, and then pursued another passion of his, counseling. He recently graduated from Cairn University with a M.S. in counseling. Brian's pride and joy are his 3 children, Justin, Christina and Dylan. Brian is a long time Kansas City Chiefs fan, and his bucket list includes a decibel piercing visit to Arrowhead Stadium.
Born and raised in Middletown and currently living in Shrewsbury Township, Tom lives with his wife Sonrisa and his dog Harper. He came to Jesus in high school after he was met in a skatepark in the early years of ORB's ministry. Now, Tom is thrilled to lead that very same high school ministry. He has a heart for seeing high school kids come to know Jesus, for the outsiders, and for kids in general. Tom loves his Vespa, vegan cuisine, and reggae (and some hardcore, and Fishbone, and Springsteen).