drengler 200x193Pastor Mark Drengler
Senior Pastor

Education:  BA in Psychology from Concordia College, St. Paul, 1985.  M. Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1991.

Personal Info:  Born in Memphis, TN, but raised most of his life on the shores of Lake Nokomis in northern Wisconsin.  Married Elizabeth in 1989 and have 4 children: Jacob, Christa, Micah and Brennan.

Enjoys:  Playing basketball, watching College basketball, anything about the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers, fishing and hanging out with his family.

What he loves about his position:  Being able to dig into the truth of God's Word, and communicating that we are freed by the Good News of Jesus and are saved through faith in Him and being shaped by God's Spirit to live lives of service.

Emphasis in ministry:  As Senior Pastor he has general oversight for the congregation's teaching and practice.  He also provides leadership in carrying out RLC's Mission and Vision, with a special concentraiton on outreach efforts.

Life in the Community:  He enjoys volunteering as assistant basketball coach for Resurrection Lutheran School boy's basketball team, working with the Via de Cristo movement in Eastern Carolina, and looks forward to another trip to serve with the Lutheran Church Mission Uganda.

Bible verse with special meaning:  Galatians 2:20 - "I have been crucified with Christ.  It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.  And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me."