Mark has served as a community organizer, a campus minister, an inner city parish minister, national Presbyterian Church (USA) executive. seminary professor, advocate for homeless women and children and an interim minister. Mark started his ministry at Union Congregational Church in 2013.
Mark received his Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary, his Doctor of Ministry from Chicago Theological Seminary and was a Charles Merrill Fellow at Harvard University.
Mark is an avid crossword puzzler, passionate reader, rabid Major League Baseball fan, advocate for the poor, friend of the working class, political junkie, community organizer and a proud owner of a 1953 Chevy pickup.
Mark’s wife, Diane, is the minister at North Parish Congregational Church in Sanford. Mark and Diane have been married since 1982 and have one son, Joshua. Joshua is the service manager at Colonial Bicycles in Portsmouth. Josh is happily married to Holly. She is a high school art teacher.
Mark and Diane have a yellow Labrador Retriever named Emma Ruth and a cat named Graycie.