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Senior Pastor - Mark Fisher


Mark Fisher has served as the Senior Pastor of Southport United Methodist Church since January of 2002.   Before moving to Southport, Pastor Mark served for 10 years at Mt. Comfort UMC in Hancock County.

Mark and Susan were married in 1973.  Susan is a special needs teacher for several grade levels.  Mark and Susan have two children, Beth Anne and Jonathan.  Beth Anne lives in Indianapolis and attends IUPUI in the pre-med program.  Beth Anne is long-term goal is to use her medical skills in missions work.  Jon is an United States Marine who is stationed at Quantico Marine Base in northern Virginia.   He resides with his wife Rachel, daughter Bethany and son Jack near Stafford, Virginia.  Rachel also serves in the Marine Corps.

Pastor Mark believes that a call to follow Jesus will result in being involved in ministry.  Pastor Mark has a great desire to help people grow deeper in their relationship with Jesus Christ and to assist them to discover their passion for ministry and be set free to be in service.  Pastor Mark is a visionary leader who believes that the church of Jesus Christ should always be finding new and innovative ways to make an impact on the community.  He believes that the church is called to be relevant in the context of the 21st century.


Ministers:  Every Member
Senior Pastor:  Mark Fisher