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St. Mark's Staff
Lori Hope Pastor (605) 332-4092
Patti Heisler Office Administrator (605) 332-4092
Karin Lindell Ministry Coordinator (605) 336-6786


Pastor Lori Hope
Pastor Lori Hope

Pastor Lori Hope was raised near Odin, MN and graduated from Butterfield-Odin High School. She graduated from Mankato State University with an Elementary/Special Education degree. After teaching for 2 years in southern Iowa she began her seminary education at Luther Seminary.

Pastor Lori graduated from seminary in 1996 and began her first call at a three-point parish in Lyman County (Kennebec, Presho and Vivian), South Dakota. She has been serving as pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran since April 2008. Pastor Lori has three sons ages 10, 13 and 15.