Tom Lewis has served First Church of Christ as our Preaching Minister since September 30, 2007. He is married to his high school and church camp sweetheart, Kathy, and has been blessed with three daughters and two sons-in-law; Kyrah and Russ, Amanda and E.J. and their youngest, Hannah - who is currently a student at USD in Vermillion, SD.
Prior to his calling in Cherokee, Tom served a nine year ministry as the Senior Minister at First Christian Church in Tabor, Iowa. Prior to that he held a five year Youth Ministry position at the Christian Church in Auburn, Nebraska. Tom is a 1986 graduate of West Harrison High School in Mondamin, Iowa. He is also a proud 1996 graduate of Nebraska Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Youth Ministries.
Tom grew up in the fellowship of the Christian Church in his hometown of Mondamin, Iowa. He attributes his desire to serve full time in ministry to the influence of his parents, church camp and the elders and youth leaders of his home church.
Tom's favorite Bible verses are Hebrews 12:1-3 and 1 Corinthians 10:13. He loves to spend time with his family and friends. He passionate about the power and ministry of church camp and is an avid fan of the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Detroit Tigers.
Preacher Tom has one prayer for this body, that we are unified under Christ Jesus as the head and we serve His people with passion, grace, truthfulness, and most of all love.