Tom Carver

Tom’s personal mission statement:  To follow Jesus and seek God’s peace through healthy relationships.

Tom Carver is married to Linda.  They are the parents of five grown children.  They are currently residing in Storm Lake.  Tom has been serving as District Superintendent of the Northwest District since July 1, 2012. 

Tom has a BA in Business Management from the University of Northern Iowa.  He attended seminary at Garret Evangelical Theological Seminary where he received his MDiv.   Tom  received his DMin in Leadership from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington DC.

Tom previously served Fairview and Otterbein United Methodist Churches in Toledo, Iowa.  He also served for 22 years at Shueyville United Methodist Church.

He enjoys  camping and traveling to visit museums, national parks and historic sites. 

On the DISC survey, he rates an S (Steady) and on the strength finder, his highest strength is that of a learner. 

Someday on his gravestone, Tom’s verse will be “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”  (Matthew 9)