Pastor  &  Staff

Rev. Jim Mericle

Pastor Jim joined us July 1, 2020, after serving congregations in Minnesota and California.  Pastor Jim is passionate about helping people grow in their relationship with Jesus, welcoming people of all backgrounds, mission trips, traveling, making and enjoying food and coffee from around the world.  He is married to Sondra with two grown children, three grandkids and one awesome dog.

Senior Pastor

Francoise Dutil

Francoise joined the staff in 2017 as the Office Administrator and handles the office and financial duties for the Church.  

Office Administrator

Graham jackson

Graham joined the staff in 2023 but has played as a substitute pianist at the church and grew up in the congregation as well.  He is a teacher of music/theater at the California School for the Arts, San Gabriel and has been a music director of many high school and community musicals.  He has also been a director of music at Summer Music camps in China.

Worship Pianist and Director of Children's Choir

Monica Gerardo

Principal Gerardo joined the staff in 2014 as Director of St. Mark’s Leadership Academy . She became the Principal in 2019.  She  recieved her B.A. from University of Notre Dame and a master's degree from Concordia University, Irvine, CA.

Principal of St. Mark’s  Lutheran School