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Our Evening Rally Services will feature Mark Wilson

Mark O. Wilson teaches practical ministry and Bible courses as an Associate Professor of Christian Ministry and the Religion Program Coordinator at Southern Wesleyan University. Prior to assuming this role in 2017, he served for 26 years as senior pastor of Hayward Wesleyan Church, a small-town congregation in Wisconsin. Under his leadership, the congregation grew significantly and was instrumental in planting and revitalizing several other churches.   

Mark is the author of two books: Filled Up, Poured Out and Purple Fish and holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Transformational Preaching from Wesley Seminary.  He also serves as the Wesleyan Church’s national Catalyst for Evangelism and the District Ambassador for the South Carolina District of the Wesleyan Church. Mark and his wife, Cathy, have five grown children, and five grandchildren. They live in Central, South Carolina.


Our Evening Rally Worship Leader is Chris Stephens

Chris Stephens serves as the music director at Hope Lutheran Church in Rochester, NY. He is married to Megan and they live in Canandaigua with their three children Caleb, Myla and Luka.

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