Pastor Walsh serves as Family Life Ministry Pastor at St. Paul. Born and raised in the Flint area, Pastor attended St. Paul School as a child. He was actively involved in the ministry at St. Paul through college.
Pastor is happily married to his wife Joanne and they have four children and five grandchildren. He fundamentally sees the home as the place for primary faith nurturing. Pastor has a great passion for reaching out in new and exciting ways to children and families.
Pastor Dave Hensler received his Master of Divinity degree from Fort Wayne in 1991 as a second career move. After serving two churches for four and a half years in Missouri, he received a Call to St. Timothy in Otisville and after thirteen and a half years, retired as a full time pastor.
In regard to his work at St. Paul, he says; “I’m very pleased to be able to serve the Lord as Visitation Pastor and thankful to God for the good health that allows me to serve His people. I’m looking forward to a continued relationship with God’s special family at St. Paul.”
Minister of Music
Mark Bolton became Director of Worship and Music Ministry at St. Paul in July 2007. Along with planning and coordinating worship services, he directs school vocal and bell choirs, the contemporary worship team, and accompanies the Sanctuary choir. Prior to this, Mark worked as a full-time faculty member at Shepherd College in West Virginia and at the University of Michigan-Flint, teaching primarily music theory and jazz studies/ ensembles. Mark and his wife Lori are both natives of North Dakota, and since their marriage in 1983, have lived in Washington state, Colorado, and West Virginia; they have resided in the Grand Blanc area since 1993. Lori is a music teacher in Davison, and their sons Andrew and Joshua were both married at St. Paul. They all became members of St. Paul in 2001.
Mary Lynn Buck
Principal Buck has been a member of St. Paul since 1985 and joined the St. Paul faculty in 2001. In the past she has served as a member of the Board of Christian Education, eighth grade teacher, and assistant principal. Mrs. Buck is passionate about Christian education and wants to "spread the light of the Gospel, and help prepare children and families to be bold witnesses for Christ."
Mrs. Buck holds a B.A. from Hope College, an M.S. in Educational Leadership from Concordia University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. She has a degree in Secondary Education and English and recently completed the Colloquy program for Religious Studies at Concordia.
She and her husband Doug raised 5 children who all graduated from St. Paul.