Mark EllcessorLead 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.
Lisa EllcessorLead Connector, 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.
Lori NealLead 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.