Toms Brook church welcomes new pastor

The Rev. Stanley A. Thompson was appointed to Toms Brook United Methodist Church at the 2015 Virginia Annual Conference.


The Rev. Stanley A. Thompson was appointed to Toms Brook United Methodist Church at the 2015 Virginia Annual Conference.

Thompson, of Eugene, Oregon, is a graduate of Northwest Christian University in Eugene and Emmanuel School of Theology in Johnson City, Tenn., where he received a master’s of divinity degree. He also received a doctor of ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

According to a news release, prior to joining the Toms Brook church, he served at Crenshaw United Methodist in Blackstone, Virginia.

He is married to Anne Jones Thompson, of Blacksburg, who is head caretaker of East Coaster Bike Shop and head endurance coach at Tri-Adventure Multisport Coaching and Fitness.