Pastor Tommy Murray was born in Washington, DC and raised in Seat Pleasant, MD. As a youth he attended church in the metropolitan area (New Macedonia Baptist Church, Full Gospel A.M.E and God’s Universal Kingdom) and it was prophesied during his 8th grade year at Camp Springs Christian School that he would become a Pastor. After graduating from Crossland High School, he attended Prince Georges Community College, Hagerstown Community College and finalized his undergraduate studies at Shepard University in 2007. He continued his education at Wesley Theological Seminary, Where he earned his Masters of Divinity in 2015.
Pastor Tommy Murray has been serving at Asbury UMC in Shepherdstown, WV beginning in 2000 as a lay speaker. In 2006, he was hired as Youth Pastor. In 2008, he was appointed to Pastor the congregation of Mt. Zion UMC in Charles Town, WV. In Asbury. Over the past five years he has served as Assistant Pastor and been assigned to oversee the multimedia team, Youth Ministry, and Worship team.
Pastor Murray and his wife Heather have been married for 15 years. Heather is a public school educator. She has a compassion for people and enjoys teaching aerobics, crocheting, reading and spending time with her family. They have a blended family with 6 children: Donyelle , who attends Marshall University Graduate School, Angel, who attends Wilberforce University, Cyrus, Heaven, Jael and Titus.
Pastor Murray has a hearth and gift to spread the Good News of Christ in a unique way that is timely and relevant to the New Millennium Generation. He encourages, inspires, and challenges all people to live a life of excellence. Together, he and his wife strive to do the work of the Lord and Love God’s people.