Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Mark Ellcessor

Mark Ellcessor

Lead Pastor

Raised in Delaware County, Mark graduated from Cowan in 1979. He then attended Purdue University (BOILER UP!), earning a degree in mathematics. Mark’s ship then sailed to Duke University, where he achieved a Master of Divinity in 1986. Mark is married to his wife, Lisa, and together they have four beautiful girls: Joy, Page, Beth and Lyn. Mark has been on staff at The Compass Church since 2002. Mark loves The Compass Church because the people are passionate about God and making a difference in the community and the world. Email: markellcessor@thecompass.church

Shawna Sewell

Shawna Sewell

Executive Assistant

Shawna Sewell is the executive assistant at The Compass Church. She is married to her husband, Adam, and has two girls, Abby & Meredith. Shawna has been a part of The Compass Church staff since 2014. She is amazing at empowering our staff to succeed in their areas of ministry. Shawna brings a wonderful set of skills to make ministry flow smoothly and effectively at The Compass Church. Email: shawnasewell@thecompass.church

Lisa Ellcessor

Lisa Ellcessor

Lead Director of Connectors,Worship, & Missions

Energy-packed Lisa Ellcessor loves the Lord and people. And she is passionate about her job! Lisa’s top ten personal goals: 1) Be sold out to Jesus Christ, 2) Be happily married to Mark Ellcessor for as as long as I live, 3) Be instrumental in leading my children to become healthy Christian adults, 4) Model a whole-life commitment to the Church, 5) Maintain an infectious, enthusiastic attitude, 6) Engage in honest communication, 7) Approach work with intensity, 8) Keep an eye on eternity, 9) Honor and value others, 10) Pray more. Email: lisaellcessor@thecompass.church

Lori Neal

Lori Neal

Lead Director of Congregational Care, Property, & Sports Ministries

Lori has been a part of The Compass Church since 2008, along with her husband, Jon, and children, Dru, Brandon, Megan, Olivia and Lilly. Lori started as the office administrator for the Yorktown campus in 2009, then transferred to the Selma campus in 2010. Lori loves people and her job, and she looks forward to lifting your spirits as you enter the the Selma campus lobby. Email: lorineal@thecompass.church

Elizabeth Hultz

Elizabeth Hultz

Lead Outreach & Children's Ministry Director
Debbie Parker

Debbie Parker

Director of Youth Ministries and Church Communications