About Us

Our Team

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Rev. Jessica Babcock, Rector

Jessica serves in an executive pastor role at St. Mark’s; guiding the work and growth of the church through preaching, teaching, pastoral care and good administration. Link to more info.

Rev. Kathie Schillreff

Assisting Clergy

Rev. Kathy assists with services, preaching and teaching. Retired from St. Monica’s in Naples after 19 years, she gifts her time to St. Mark’s.

Peggy Totten

Preschool Director and

Director of Family Ministries

Peggy oversees our preschool, managing 40+ preschool children and teachers. She’s a legend on the island and is known as “Miss Peggy” by many families who had children in her preschool program.
Additionally, she serves as our Director of Family Ministries – coordinating formation for our Youth and Children.
(Shown at right with husband Shane, Julian, Elliot and Helen Totten)

Helga Bartus


Helga serves as our organist and pianist at all services, guides the “Friends of Music” concert series, and hand bells at St. Mark’s. She also serves as our Communications Coordinator.

Kathie Osswald

Office Assistant

Kathie keeps the office running smoothly, manages office volunteers and, most importantly, produces our worship bulletins each week.

Todd Peterson

Choir Director

Todd helps our choir members shine by bringing out the best in each individual voice. Todd leads our adult choir with a special blend of teaching, joy and encouragement.

Shane Totten

No Exceptions Band Director

Shane brings the 9:00 Family Service alive with his wonderful blend of secular and sacred music performed by the No Exceptions Band.