Meet Our Pastor

Pastor Mark Schroeder

Mark was born and raised in Saginaw, MI where his father, Lynn, served as pastor at Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church and mother, Rachel, was a R.N. He graduated from Michigan Lutheran Seminary in 1999, Martin Luther College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts, and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary with Master of Divinity. While attending WLS, Mark’s Vicar year (internship) was spent at Christ Our Savior in Rockford, MI.

Mark and Alissa (nee Pfeifer) were married in 2005 following Alissa’s graduation from MLC where she received her degree in education. Alissa was born and raised in Lake Mills, WI.

Mark’s first assignment was to serve as a tutor (dorm supervisor) at Michigan Lutheran Seminary. At MLS he taught religion and coached football. After two year, he was reassigned to serve at Tree of Life Lutheran Church in Cary, NC. In 2013 he accepted a call to Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI to teach in the religion and history departments, as well as coach football and girls’ basketball.

The Schroeders have been blessed with three wonderful children: Lydia (8th grade), Elijah (7th) and Mya (6th). They are all looking forward to their new home at Peace!