Tom House

Chaplain Hooker Fire Department

Tom House

Chaplain Thomas House has served as the Enid Fire Departments Volunteer Chaplain since 2013.  He is currently the Pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Enid, OK.  Chaplain House has a bachelors degree from Concordia Teachers College Seward, NE and a Masters of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne IN.  He has been a pastor for 20 years serving parishes in Brownsville, Dallas and Plano, Texas as well as in Hooker OK.  Prior to entering Church Work he was a Post Attach Command Control Technician in the United States Air Force as well as another 9 years as an aircraft crew chief in Air National Guard and Air Force Reserves. 

Chaplain House served 9 years as volunteer firefighter with the Hooker Fire Department and 6 years as an Emergency Medical Responder with the Hooker EMS department.  He has also served as a Texas Wing Civil Air Patrol chaplain for 7 years.  He is active with the Boy Scouts of America, Cimarron Council as a member of the councils Executive Board.

Chaplain House is a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains and Oklahoma Fire Service Chaplains.  He has received CISM Training and Suicide Prevention Training.

He is married to Audrey, a teacher in the Enid Public Schools and they have two boys.