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St. Mark's Staff
Lori Hope
(605) 332-4092
Karin Lindell
Ministry Coordinator
(605) 336-6786
Jill Pudwill
Office Manager
(605) 332-4092


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 12, 15 and 17.