Music Ministry Coordinator

Marc Peter grew up in SE Portland, and moved to Gresham during his high school years. After changing his major four times (Literature, Music, and Biblical Studies), he finally finished with a degree in Psychology: Family Studies from Corban University. In addition to being passionate about music and worship, Marc cares deeply about marriage and family issues and hopes he can be a help to those around him.

Marc met his wife, Elise, while working at Starbucks (coffee brings people together!). He enjoys sunshine, reading, writing, roasting coffee, experimental gluten-free baking, making music and spending time with his family. Marc and Elise have two kids, Anton and Avery, and they enjoy living just a few blocks away from the church.

Interesting facts:

  • Favorite food: Mexican and/or Bacon
  • Favorite movies: LOTR Trilogy and The Hobbit
  • Favorite authors: C.S. Lewis, Andrew Peterson, N.D. Wilson and A.W. Tozer
  • Drink of choice: Pumpkin Spice Americano (when available) or a cup of black coffee. Also a pretty big fan of Chai tea.

Less-known fact:

Marc was the lead singer of a band called Ebb Tide in the late 90s. Kelsey Brown had one of his CD’s before she ever met him at Gresham Bible Church!