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 Becky Collie
  • Class of 2020 Elders are Jenny Cashion, Toni Hensley, Paul Mebane, Larry Warren
  • Class of 2021 Elders are Dottie Dunham, Calleen Friedel, Rob Klein, John Merritt
  • Class of 2022 Elders are Betty Crowell, Theresa Gateley, Patricia Porter, Dave Thomas
  • 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:

Christian Education – Theresa Gateley

Communications – Patricia Porter

Congregational Life – Larry Warren

Finance – Dave Thomas

Host – Dottie Dunham

Outreach – Calleen Friedel

Personnel – Rob Klein

Property – John Merritt

Stewardship – Paul Mebane

Worship – Betty Crowell

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.