Andrew Baumgartner

Pastor Andrew Baumgartner began his ministry at St. Mark's in July 2019. While St. Mark's is Andrew's first ordained call, he has previously served in various congregations in Berwyn, Ill. and Arlington, Mass., as well as served as a chaplain at the Veteran's Hospital in Seattle. 

Pastor Andrew comes to St. Mark's from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, where he earned a Master of Divinity degree. Pastor Andrew also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religious and Theological Studies from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. 

In his spare time, Pastor Andrew enjoys cooking, eating and playing the banjo.

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Andrew Gibb-Clark

Andrew Gibb-Clark serves as the Music Director of St. Mark's and leads the Bell and Chancel Choirs in addition to overseeing music programming throughout the liturgical year.

Outside of St. Mark's, Andrew serves as the Director of Choral Activities at Kirkwood High School. He holds an Education Specialist Degree from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, a Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Western Illinois University and a Bachelor of Music Education from Greenville College. 

On a personal note, Andrew lives in St. Peter's with his wife Maureen, who is a Speech Language Pathologist, and his two children Emmett and Melody. 

Carol Johnson

Carol Johnson is the main assistant for St. Mark's and is responsible for day-to-day activities, including: producing and publishing the worship bulletin and monthly newsletter, recording attendance, maintaining member and visitor records and producing the annual report. Carol started at St. Mark's in 2006.

Born and raised in St. Louis, Carol is one of six children. She is married to Alan, her high school sweetheart. They have two sons, Matthew and Mark and one granddaughter Sofia.