Mark LockeMark G. Locke

Minister of Music and Worship
“I believe God has called me to call all persons to worship our Lord with energy and passion, and to offer their God-given gifts as instruments of praise and witness both at church AND in the world!”
Mark G. Locke, our Minister of Music and Worship has  a Bachelors of Church Music from Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, KY, a Masters of Church Music from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY, and 30 plus years of experience in full-time Music and Worship Ministry. Mark’s father and great grandfather were Methodist pastors, so Mark has always been involved in the life of the church.


Q&A with our Minister of Music and Worship
What is your vision for your position? 
To establish a real sense  of thematic worship throughout the worship life of HMUMC, to establish and in some cases further develop and strengthen a fully graded vocal and instrumental program for instruction in music and other worship arts to take HMUMC to the next level.
Where would you like to see your ministry in 5 years?  
Additional offerings to members of our church and community to foster learning and growing in the use and presentation of their God-given talents in worship and witness.
Where are you praying for people to help? 
To offer themselves as servants to help lead the people of God in this place. There is no talent too small and no gift is insignificant. If God gave you a gift, you should be using it for the Lord.
Anything else you would like to add?  
I am thrilled to be a part of what God is doing here at HMUMC and I am so thankful to be working side by side with such gifted and committed laity, staff and pastors for the cause of Christ!