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Meet Our Pastor

Tom Mercer has been Pastor at HUMC since 1989. A Chesapeake local, Tom cares deeply about the community, including serving as a member of the Chesapeake School Board and on the Board of Advisors of the Great Bridge  Battlefield & Waterways Historical Foundation. 

A graduate of The Divinity School, Duke University, Tom’s preaching style merges historical significance and biblical truth with real-life pragmatism. 

Tom and his wife Susan have 4 children, 2 grandchildren, and a Golden Doodle named Roger. He also believes he is incredibly funny. We will let you be the judge of that.