Staff | Pastor Tom Rice
First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak :: Pastoral Staff
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
His Master of Divinity Degree is from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey.
He received his doctorate of ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia in May of 2006.
Dr. Rice served as an intern at the First Presbyterian Church of East Hampton, New York, immediately after seminary.
He then served as Associate Pastor and Campus Minister at Westminster Presbyterian Church in DeKalb, IL (home of Northern Illinois University).
In January of 2000, Tom began serving as Associate Pastor for adult Christian education and high school ministry at Grosse Pointe Memorial.
has led mission trips to the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico), Cuba, Jamaica, and to many parts of the United States.
He is Chair of the Faith Relations Committee for Habitat for Humanity (Detroit), and Co-President of the Royal Oak Pastors' Association.
He serves on the board for South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless and on Detroit Presbytery's Planning and Visioning Team.
Betsy is married to Rev. Dr. Thomas Rice
and they have two children, Daniel and Andrew.
For more information, please contact Pastor Tom Rice.