|Title:||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.