Katie Rivers, Director of Discipleship and Faith Formation

Deacon Katie was born and raised in New York, but has found a home in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. She has been serving alongside the people of St. Mark’s since 2014 as Director of Discipleship and Faith Formation. She loves spending time with God’s children of all ages, encouraging lifelong learning and daily discipleship. 

Deacon Katie received her B.A. in Religion and Music from Concordia College- New York, and a M.A. with a certificate in Deaf Ministry from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN. She serves on the North Carolina Synod Candidacy Committee, and enjoys writing curriculum and devotional material. 

Deacon Katie is an avid cribbage and bridge player, a lover of music, watercolor artist, and amature sausage maker.  She loves cooking for family and friends, and can usually be found with her adorable and quirky Basset Hound, Wally.

Contact Information

Phone: 828.253.0043

Email: deaconkatie@stmarkslutheran.net