Mark is newly appointed to the Derbyshire North East Circuit as a probation presbyter, having completed his studies at Queen's College, Birmingham in the summer of 2020. Mark has been stationed with responsibility for Central, Barlborough and Clowne Methodist churches. As a probationer, Mark holds pastoral care for these congregations whilst Sean Adair retains pastoral charge as Superintendent, until Mark's ordination in 2022.
Mark's passion has always been to work with young people and families, whilst holding a particular ministry in the discipleship and nurturing of others. He brings a wealth of senior management experience from his previous roles, where he managed IT departments for major companies. Having already completed his first degree in Social Policy, Mark is currently studying for his MA through Queen's as part of his probation studies.