CPC Welcomes Rev. Tom Tickner as Choir Director
February 16, 2018–
Tom is returning to his musical roots. He began his career directing choirs at Adams Middle School in Alice, Texas, and New Braunfels High School for nearly 10 years, from 1972-1981. He left teaching to enter Austin Presbyterian Seminary. Tom then served as the solo pastor at Chisholm Trail Presbyterian Church in Yukon, Okla., from 1984-2003. Tom continued his ministry with the residents of Grace Presbyterian Village in Dallas, serving as their pastor for the next 14 years until he retired in 2017. CPC welcomed Tom early this year.
Tom received his Bachelor’s of Musical Education from the University of Texas at Austin, his Master’s in Music with emphasis in Music Literature and Conducting from UT-San Antonio, and his Master’s in Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tom and his wife, Susan, have two sons, Stephen, who with wife Bianca lives in New York City; and Mark, who with wife Molly resides in Austin. The Tickners have three granddaughters.
Tom, we’re glad you’re here!