Mark Samuel began serving at Covenant of Grace in October, 2018, after completing his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies at Reformed Theological Seminary, DC. During his studies, Mark also spent 10 years working in federal information technology and served five years as an elder of a church in Columbia, MD. In 2005 Mark graduated with a B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he met his wife Laura. They have three children: Marian, Sofia, and Timothy. Mark enjoys hiking with his family, mountain biking and endless house projects.