Pastor Mark is a native of the Tri-cities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Southern Oregon University and a Masters In Divinity Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary. He is an Ordained Elder in the PNW Conference of the United Methodist Church and has been ordained for over 20 years. Mark was a national caliber sprinter in college and while attending Southern Oregon met his wife of 28 years, Jennifer. They have two college aged children.
Pastor Mark has served a variety of churches from small rural congregations, multi-staff churches, suburban churches and a new church start. He is the Chair of the Full Membership Committee for the PNW Board of Ordained Ministry and has served on the Board for over 9 years. He is a published author, has been a preaching coach and is a garage band guitar hack, but his passion is building motorcycles, days on the track on two wheels and working in the garage.