Leadership

Leadership

Rev Tommy in the rafters

Rev Tommy in the rafters

Pastor Tommy is our spiritual leader, teacher and visionary. He received his Master of Divinity from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary located on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and his Doctor of Ministry from Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. Rev Tommy also holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science. He has held executive positions in software companies and has been pastor of Asbury since 2010. Pastor Tommy has a passion for ministry with the poor and oppressed and serves in numerous citywide organizations. He chairs the Urban Ministry Committee and is a Trustee on the Board of Missions for the Crossroads District UM Churches. Rev Tommy is also a member of the Flint Literacy Network and a Chaplain for the Flint Police Department.

Connie Portillo is our secretary at Asbury which means she keeps things running smoothly. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently. Connie was born in Mexico but has lived in Flint for most of her life. She has been at Asbury since 2008.

Jim Craig moving water

Jim Craig wears many hats at Asbury including Church Council and Trustee Chair as well as President of the Asbury CDC Board. This is just the beginning. After retiring from General Motors Jim has dedicated much of his time to working in our neighborhood. Jim also oversees our participation in Clean & Green, our youth recreation activities