Elders of the Presbyterian church, together with ministers of the Word and Sacrament, exercise leadership, government and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of the church as well as the church at large, including ecumenical relationships. They serve faithfully as members of the session.
Moderator of Session is Rev. Dr. Joan Watson
Clerk of Session is Courtney Hellman
  • Class of 2019 Elders are Mary Jane Ely, Jana Kennelly, Carol Trono, Rob West
  • Class of 2020 Elders are Jenny Cashion, Craig Hinman, Paul Mebane, Larry Warren
  • Class of 2021 Elders are Dottie Dunham, Calleen Friedel, Rob Klein, John Merritt
  • The Youth Elder 1-year position is currently vacant
Elder Ministries
Each active elder chairs or co-chairs a ministry team at St. Mark. Current Ministry Teams are as follows:
  • Adult Connection – Calleen Friedel
  • Children’s Christian Education/Youth – Mary Jane Ely 
  • Congregational Life – Paul Mebane and Larry Warren
  • Finance – Rob West
  • Host – Dottie Dunham and Carol Trono
  • Outreach – Craig Hinman
  • Personnel – Rob Klein
  • Property – John Merritt
  • Stewardship – Jana Kennelly
  • Worship – Jenny Cashion
Members of the congregation serve on the ministry teams. New volunteers are always welcome. Contact the respective elder or the church office for more information.