Pastor Eric Dull

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Eric was born in Minnesota. He is a graduate of Concordia College and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has served as one of the pastors at St. Mark's since 1998.

Eric’s favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4: 4-9. He strongly believes that God works through people of all faiths and backgrounds. 

Eric likes all things outdoors: camping, fishing, and picking huckleberries. Eric also has a passion for sports; especially soccer which he has coached on and off for the last 30 years.

Eric is married to Katie Dull. Katie is a veterinarian at Regal Vet Clinic. They were married July 2011 and have blended their five children ages 21, 20, 19, 17 and 16 years.

Pastor Kate LePard

On Sabbatical June 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017

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Pastor Kate graduated from Coeur d'Alene High School, Pacific Lutheran University, and Luther Seminary.  For 28 years she has been serving congregations in the Eastern Washington/Idaho Synod.  She loves preaching and teaching and exploring the faith journey together. Leading retreats and speaking at gatherings around the synod are enjoyable extensions of her ministry. 

Pastor Kate and her husband, Dale Schroeder, live in Post Falls with their two dogs. They raised a blended family of five children, most of whom are married now, and they have four grandchildren. When she is not at St. Mark's, Pastor Kate is usually making bright batik quilts, reading, or at the cabin with Dale and the dogs.

Pastor Susan Briehl

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Pastor Susan Briehl is our Interim Pastor  while Pastor Kate LePard is on sabbatical from June 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017

The Rev. Susan R. Briehl is a pastor of the ELCA. She served as Executive Director of Holden Village, a Lutheran center for renewal in the North Cascade Mountains in Washington State. She began that ministry in August of 1994 along with her husband, Martin Wells.

Previously they served for 8 years as campus pastors at Pacific Lutheran University and for 5 years as pastors of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Bellingham, WA.

She has also been a program associate at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IL. Susan holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in English from Washington State University and a Master of Divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, CA. She was ordained in 1981. She has written numerous books, hymns, and worship songs.

St. Mark's Staff and Leadership

The staff and leadership at St. Mark's Lutheran Church is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for all in the church and community. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them, using email address listed below, or call our church office at (509)747-6677 to speak with them.