The Rev. Mark A. Garcia, Ph.D.

In July of 2021 Dr. Garcia completed his fourteenth and final year of pastoral ministry at Immanuel and took up a call as Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. As Immanuel searches for her new pastor, Dr. Garcia continues to serve Immanuel as sessional advisor. He is husband to Jill and father of four children, and a native of Miami, FL with a Cuban-born father (who is a Baptist minister) and an American mother.

Dr. Garcia is also the president of the Greystone Theological Institute and director of The Lydia Center for Women & Families.


Elder Jonathan Stark

Mr. Jonathan Stark has been serving as a ruling elder at Immanuel since its founding over ten years ago and has served as an elder in Christ’s Church since 1988. He is a highly regarded English, Bible, and French teacher at Robinson Township Christian School and a founding board member of Greystone Theological Institute.

Jonathan holds a Bachelors Degree in English Literature from Calvin College and Masters Degree in Biblical Studies from Westminster Seminary.  Jonathan and his wife Charlotte have one college-aged daughter.