Reverend 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.