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Pastor Timothy J. Mason - Senior Pastor - [Account] -

Tim Mason graduated from Moorhead State University in Minnesota with a Bachelor or Arts in Biology.  He then graduated from Luther Northwestern Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, earning his Master of Divinity Degree.  During seminary he served as an intern at St. Paul's International Lutheran Church in Tokyo, Japan from 1989 to 1990.

As a pastor and missionary, Tim has worked in Japan since 1991.  As Senior Pastor of Kakegawa Kikugawa Lutheran Church in rural Shizuoka, Japan, working in a totally Japanese setting, Tim organized worship & music, education, counseling, administration, social ministries and totally rebuilt the sanctuary and parsonage.  He also worked with the troubled youth at the Denmark Farm and the Special Senior Care Center in Fukuroi, Japan.  Tim also served at Meito Christ International Lutheran Church in Nagoya, Japan. Tim has been a board member on the Japan Evangelical Lutheran Association.

Tim is married to wife Yuriko.  They have two sons, Andrew and Kai.  Their hobbies include sailing, scuba diving, music, skiing and kite flying.
Tom Poole - Director of Worship & The Arts -

Tom Poole, Director of Worship & the Arts and director of the Calvary Choir is a native of Northeast Georgia, and a graduate of the University of Georgia (B. Mus., French Horn Performance), the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC (M.Div.; Th.M. Church History/Historical Theology), and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY (DMA, French Horn, Musicology, Contemporary Theology). 
He moved to Hawai'i in the fall of 1997, and has been at Calvary by the Sea since February 2007. Prior to coming to Calvary Tom was Minister of Music and Organist at the United Church of Christ-Judd Street in Honolulu. On the mainland Tom served in the ministry of music in Southern Baptist, United Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches in Georgia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee. He also taught music history in the School of Music at the University of Louisville.
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