Staff Member: Mark Barder
Deacon Mark Barder has been a Deacon at Christ our light parish since 2008. He comes from a large family of 10 children. He was raised in New Brighton, Minnesota.
Mark has been involved in church work for the past 37 years. Currently he is the Director of Planning and Director of the Diaconate for the Diocese of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. He is married to Mary Beth. He has two married children and a grandson.
Mark hold degrees from Bemidji State University and St. John’s School of Theology.