Staunton Mennonite Church


  2405 3rd St - Staunton, VA 24401

J. Mark Martin


J. Mark Martin became involved with Staunton Mennonite Church in October 1964 while working as a Draftsman at Westinghouse Corp. Soon after, he was ordained as deacon to assist Paul Kratz with the services. He served faithfully in this capacity until September 1984. In October 1984 he became pastor of Woodlawn Mennonite Church at Basye, Virginia where he and his wife Virginia served until 1989 when he retired at age 70. Mark and Virginia then attended Trissels Mennonite Church in Broadway, Virginia until the Lord called him home of Lou Gehrig's disease  (ALS) on August 2, 1994