Rev. Carol George was called to St. Mark in 2011 after serving as mission developer/pastor at River of Life in Chugiak, Alaska and in congregations in Keizer and Salem, Oregon since her ordination in1998. Rev. George received an AA in Early Childhood Education, a BS in Psychology with an emphasis in Family Studies from Western Baptist College, and an MDiv from George Fox Seminary (with Lutheran studies at Luther, St. Paul). She served on the Bishop's Mission Advisory Committee in the Oregon Synod and as Coordinator for Vocation and Leadership in the Alaska Synod and currently serves on the candidacy committee and as coordinator for the SAM (Synodically Authorized MInister) program. Rev. George and her husband, David have four grown children, ten (exceptional) grandchildren, and three very spoiled canine "kids." They enjoy traveling, music , reading, movies and good food with family and friends.
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Our council leaders are elected by the membership to serve two-year terms. Members of the council serve as liasons to the various committees of the congregation. Officers are elected by the council to serve one year terms. Current council members are:
Jane Braun- President
Cheryl Barstad- Secretary/Congregation Care liaison
Eric Knapp-Treasurer/Worship liaison
David George-Mission/Global Mission liaison
Thelma Ridges-Fellowship liaison
Denise Stillwell-Education liaison
We are proud of our exceptional staff including Bonnie Sherwood, Director; Kim Carlson, Teacher and Music Instructor; and Jalissa , Teaching Assistant. These dedicated professionals educate our preschoolers in a loving, Christ-centered environment.
Our parish nurses provide compassionate care and support through visitation, classes and seminars and monthly blood-pressure screenings and healing services.
Our Faith Community Nurse Team includes: Nancy Cumberland, Carol DeVeaux, Brooke Maruskie, Karen Sedlacek, Margaret Seversen, and Dianne Toebe.
Chidren's Ministry Mission Statement
Loving & welcoming our children, we will teach them to be like Jesus as they grow in faith and live their lives to God’s glory.