Staff

Pastor: Mary Jane Hastings
Pastor Mary Jane has served as pastor of Saint Mark Lutheran Church in Morristown since March, 2002. Pastor Mary Jane came to the ministry after a career of over twenty-five years in television program production, sales, and distribution. She received a B.S degree in Business Administration from Caldwell College in 1998 and a Master of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia in 2002. She was ordained in May, 2002. She has served on the New Jersey Synod Resource Development Team, the Synod Mission on the Move Team, the Candidacy Committee and as the Central Cluster Counselor. Pastor Mary Jane has also served as Vice President and Co-President of the Morris Area Clergy Council.
   
Minister of Music: Ralph Petersen
 

Ralph recently celebrated his 25th anniversary as Minister of Music at Saint Mark. He was the Church Organist and Choir Director of the Norwegian Division of Trinity Lutheran Church, his home church in Brooklyn, New York for many years, until his move to New Jersey. His skill on the keyboard is superb and enhances every worship experience.

   
Church Photographer/Audio Manager: Pat Auriemma
Pat has served as our Audio Technician for Sunday worship services for several years. He also photographs all church events for use on the church website and various publications. He also photographs all of the families for our photo directories.
   
Property Coordinator: Gail Glennon
 
   
Volunteer Coordinator: Judy Geller
Judy has been our Volunteer Coordinator for several years. In addition this important role, she is also the editor of our monthly newsletter publication, The Messenger.
   
Secretary & Webmaster: Sandra Trost
Sandra came to us in October 2009 with experience working as a Parish Administrator in several churches all over New Jersey since 2000. She has helped to bring our church into new light by redesigning our newsletter, The Messenger, printing the bulletins and newsletters in color, and redesiging our website for us.