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Meet The Team
The Rev. Dr. Mark E. Gehrke, was born a Green Bay Packer football fan being originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has served Faith Lutheran Church, Moline, IL faithfully for the past 24 years. He and his wife Vicki have been married 40 years and have three adult sons, two of which are married, and they enjoy their 6 grandchildren. Pastor Mark has a variety of interests that include: camping, a white dove release business for special events, racing pigeons, training hunting dogs, woodworking, drama, cinema photography, computers, sports, and sailing. Most of all he has a passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Trisha earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Business with a minor in Marketing, a Master’s degree in Adult Education and a minor in Training, her Doctoral degree in Philosophy, Psychology, and Technology, and is continuing her education with a Pastoral Certification. Trisha Joined our team the summer of 2018. She oversees everything that has to do with children, leads adult ministries, and pastoral care. Trisha was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Trisha married her husband Brad in 1995. They have two children a son David and a daughter Emiley. Trisha enjoys scrapbooking, quilting, and reading in her free time.
Rev Dr Mark Gehrke
Barbara is a Registered Nurse, obtaining her degree in 1992. In her role as the parish nurse she makes home visits, hospital visits, and nursing home visits to provide pastoral care along with a nursing perspective. In addition, Barbara is available for blood pressure checks, health education, and support on Sunday mornings and during the week. She is married to her husband, Ted and has 2 children and 10 grandchildren.
Kim has grown up at Faith involved in many ministries in the church. She has a passion for youth and women's ministries and you will often find her serving in that capacity. She feels that her position as Faith's Admin is a calling to serve her Faith family. She is married to her high school sweetheart Mike and they are blessed with their daughter Kari.
Christian Education Coordinator
Contemporary Worship Leader and Choir Director
Dawn has been with Faith since 1997.
Organist and Pianist
Dana has been with Faith since 2006.
Shirley has been faithfully serving Faith for many years. She is our financial secretary and also keeps track of the youth account and TLC account. She is found serving in so many ways it is not possible to list it all here..