Parish Staff

 

Parish Staff

 

 

Pastor

 

Father Anthony Mpungo

FR. ANTHONY MPUNGU - Fr. Anthony Mpungu is originally from Uganda from the Archdiocese of Kampala.

Father Anthony was ordained a priest on August 13th 2005. He served in Uganda as a Parochial Vicar in two parishes and later in the Office of Education as Education Secretary. He joined the Diocese of Richmond in December 2011 and was assigned as Pastor of St. Peter the Apostle in Lake Gaston and St. Richards in Emporia. Father Anthony has been Pastor here at Saint Mark since August 2015.

He loves the priest ministry because it brings Jesus closer to the people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deacons

 

Deacon Mike Johnson

DEACON MIKE JOHNSON – and his wife, Jessie, have been members of St Mark since the days of Mass at Indian Lakes Elementary (1983).


They have two adult sons who are both recently married. Mike served on Parish Council, including a term as its chair in the early 1990's. He's served the parish as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister and Mass Coordinator.


Deacon Mike retired in 1998 after 22 years of Naval Service. He began formation for the Permanent Diaconate in 1999 and was ordained in March 2003. Mike enjoys full-time ministry and also likes to work-out. He is an alumnus and ardent USC Trojan fan.

 

 

 

 

Deacon John Kren

DEACON JOHN KREN – has been ordained since 2003. He serves as Eastern Vicariate Deacon for the Diocese.

His wife Chris and he first joined St. Mark in 1983. They have three sons and two grandchildren.

Deacon John holds degrees from Marist College, Old Dominion and St. Leo Universities. He is a teacher with Chesapeake Public Schools and enjoys sailing, kayaking, woodworking, and cooking. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parish Office Staff

 

Mike Johnson - Pastoral Associate
Mary Ellen Cussen - Business Manager
Mary J. Sargent - Parish Secretary
Michael Kerry Williams - Director of Music
Laura Ishmael - Pianist
Brian Gridley - Maintenance Coordinator / I.T. Coordinator
Damien Morant - Custodian
Marlene Games - Nursery Supervisor
DJ Bradley - Nursery Assistant
Becca Kassel - Nursery Assistant

Becky Schnekser - Parish Council Chair 

 

Religious Formation Office Staff

Sharon Katzman - Director of Religious Formation
Rachel Rudman -
Coordinator of Religious Formation
Fe Guzman -
Youth Minister  

Arleen Spenceley - Administrative Assistant