Rev. Tom Aicken, grew up in Maple Ridge and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in 1969. Later that year he married his wife, Marion. He completed a Master of Divinity in 1973 at Knox College (affiliated with the University of Toronto) and that same year was licensed to preach and ordained to the pastoral ministry.
Mr. Aicken served four churches before coming to the Langley Free Reformed Church in July 2008: St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in Canada) in Bathurst, NB, 1973-1976; Grace Presbyterian Church (Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod) in Halifax, NS, 1976-1983; Covenant Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in America) in Langley, BC, 1983-1990; and the Orthodox Reformed Church of New Westminster (Orthodox Christian Reformed Churches) in New Westminster, BC, 1990-2008.