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Minister

Mark Edwin Holmer, American Minister. Ordained to ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church American, 1968. Member institutional review board Palmer College Chiropractic, Davenport, since 1983; member of advisory board Salvation Army, Davenport, since 1987. Member Kiwanis (president Davenport chapter 1985-1986, lieutenant governor Illinois-Eastern Iowa district 1986-1987, chair spiritual aims committee 1988-1989).

Background

Holmer, Mark Edwin was born on July 21, 1942 in Creston, Iowa, United States. Son of J. Erik and Anita Rae (Wahlen) Holmer.

Education

Bachelor, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1964. Master of Divinity, Lutheran School Theological Chicago, 1968.

Career

Pastor, All Saints Lutheran Church, Fox Lake, Illinois, 1968-1973;pastor, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Davenport, Iowa., since 1973. Dean Eastern Center district Iowa Synod, Lutheran Church American, 1982-1988. Board directors Manor Scott County, Inc., Bettendorf, Iowa.

Teacher Geneva Summer School Missions, Williams Bay, Wisconsin, 1969-1972. President parish life county Iowa Synod, Lutheran Church American, Des Moines, 1984, 85, delegate 13th biennial convention, Milwaukee, 1986.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church American, 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, creator slide program Life in the Land of Lenin, 1983.

Membership

Member institutional review board Palmer College Chiropractic, Davenport, since 1983. Member of advisory board Salvation Army, Davenport, since 1987. Member Kiwanis (president Davenport chapter 1985-1986, lieutenant governor Illinois-Eastern Iowa district 1986-1987, chair spiritual aims committee 1988-1989).

Connections

Married Linnea Louise Allen, July 2, 1966. Children: Krista, Kaia.

father:
J. Erik Holmer

mother:
Anita Rae (Wahlen) Holmer

spouse:
Linnea Louise Allen

child:
Krista Holmer

child:
Kaia Holmer