Tom Townsend, Worship & Music Pastor, has been at Church of the Open Door since 1996. He is a graduate of Biola University with a B.M. in Music Education. Tom has been serving in church music since 1985, and has held other music education positions since that time. He is an active member of the National Association of Church Musicians, and occasionally writes for their journal. Tom also spent a number of years in the Entertainment Dept. at Disneyland, both inside the Park as a performer and behind the scenes. Tom has written a handful of songs we sing in worship at COD. He and his wife, Julie, met at Biola and were married in August 1996. They have two sons, Justin and Owen, both currently in junior high.