Ted Bible 


Pastor Ted feels truly blessed to be serving as the pastor of St. Mark’s because Lima/Allen County is his home.  Upon graduation from Elida High School he began a 20 year banking career at Tower National Bank which later became known as Bank One.  In 1998 he switched careers from banking to higher education and worked at Bluffton University for 18 years.

Pastor Ted earned his bachelor’s degree from Bluffton University and his Master of Arts degree in Theological Studies from Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay.

Pastor Ted is married to Jean who is also a lifelong resident of Lima/Allen County having graduated from Shawnee High School and Bluffton University.  They have a daughter, Megan, who attends Elida High School.

Pastor Ted is passionate about building relationships with people and about preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  In 2007 he discovered a love for mission work and has been on over 12 mission trips to Tijuana, Mexico and has served in a variety of local mission outreach activities.

Office 419-222-3601

Email: tedbible@gmail.com

Nora Davis

Administrative Assistant

Nora has been a administrative assistant at St. Mark’s since 2005. In the past she has worked for Towercomm, Council for the Arts of Greater Lima, and Alltek Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning.
Her family includes husband Rick, two sons, and four grandsons and one granddaughter.  Nora and Rick have been members of St. Mark’s since 2002 and are involved in many areas of its ministeries.
After attending an Emmaus Walk in 2014, Nora went on to serve on the Emmaus Team.
She also serves at St. Mark’s as part of the Visitation and Nomination Teams, and volunteers in the church’s Womens Group.
Office Phone: 419-222-3601
Email: limastmarks@gmail.com

Jessie Roark

Resource Center Director

Jessie’s journey to a better life through Christ led her to St. Mark’s where she has been the Director of the Resouce Center since 2014. This position allows her to build relationships with those in the community who are in need. Through the Resource Center, St. Mark’s can address the immediate needs for food and clothing and provide assistance with other needs that may be hindering the client’s ability to become self-sufficient.

Jessie is very passionate about serving those who are affected by incarceration and is a vital member of the United Methodist Conference re-entry program “All in Community.”

Jessie credits God for the broken road the lead her to her now husband, Roger. Roger and Jessie share three wonderful girls and have a new granddaughter. Jessie is a 2013 graduate of the University of Northwestern Ohio with an associate degree in business and medical coding and a 2000 graduate of Rhodes State College with an associate degree in accounting. She is also a 2017 Jefferson Award winner.

Jessie also serves on the Mission Team and the Nomination Team at St. Mark’s.

Office Phone: 419-222-3601

Email: SMCresourcecenter1@gmail.com