Thomas Swope

Learn more about Thomas Swope, the Director of Youth Ministry


Thomas joined CBC staff in 2017 and currently serves as a Pastor. Thomas oversees the Youth Ministry which includes weekly gatherings, activities, mission trips, and service opportunities. His desire is to guide the teens into a closer walk with Jesus by explaining and applying the Scriptures to their lives.

After finishing his undergraduate degree at Northland International University, Thomas moved to Virginia Beach in 2017 to pursue his MDiv at Virginia Beach Theological Seminary. He joined Colonial Baptist church the same year, where he met his wife, Carole.

Thomas, Carole, their sons, and their daughter live in Chesapeake with their chickens. They love the outdoors, being parents, and being a part of the community at Colonial.

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