Welcoming Pastor Mark Himel joined our Grace staff on July 1, 2017. He is an Licensed Local Pastor in the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church. He is leading Grace’s efforts to welcome and assimilate new people to the Grace Family, lead grief ministry, marriage ministry, small group ministry and Discipleship and Leadership training.
Prior to Pastoral Ministry, Mark served as a vice president with the ServiceMaster Company, and then the Chief Executive Offices of the Damian Services Corporation. Mark recently celebrated 45 years of marriage to his wife, Fran. Together they have three children and two grandchildren. For fun, Mark enjoys traveling with Fran, golf, kayaking, bird hunting and fishing with friends.