Alumnus Mark Hanke Appointed Senior Pastor
Dec 08, 2008 by DJ Turner | 0 Comments
Alumnus Rev. Mark Hanke was installed as senior pastor of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem, Oregon, this past weekend.
Hanke was born in Corvallis and graduated from Oregon State University and Denver Seminary. He has pastored in Colorado for 22 years, during which he taught at the seminary for 19 years.
He and his wife Kerri have four children, from middle school to college age.
First Baptist has 850 attendees and will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2009. It was organized the same year Oregon became a state.
Congratulations, Rev. Hanke!