Calvary is pleased to welcome Rev. Tom Basile as Interim Executive Pastor. Rev. Tom, who currently serves on the pastoral team of New Dorp Baptist Church on Staten Island, joined the Calvary team in early 2020 to oversee our church’s transition from the 57th Street facility to new worship spaces and office space. Tom will continue serving at New Dorp.
Tom has a long, rich relationship with Calvary, having been a member at Calvary for 23 years, where he served for 9 years as an elder. From 2005-2012, Tom directed The Bowery Mission, where he worked with and ministered to NYC’s homeless population. Additionally, Tom served as Pastor of Disaster Relief for Super Storm Sandy from 2012-2016, rebuilding area homes with the help of church volunteers from around the country, as well as numerous NYC homeless men. Pastor Tom’s team also led the reconstruction of Staten Island’s .
Tom is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and was ordained to the ministry in 2009. He has been married to his wife, Jill, for 20 years and together they have a daughter, Ashton.