Rev. A. Mark Schudde
Pastor A. Mark Schudde became Sr. Pastor at St. Paul's in August of 2017. Previously he served churches in Michigan, Wisconsin and North Carolina. He and his wife Kris have celebrated 34 years of marriage. They have two grown daughters. Emily lives in Minnesota with Husband Eric (Ada age 2, and Annie, born this past May), Erin lives in North Carolina with husband Luke (Mason age 3 and Hudson age 1). For recreation Pastor Mark and Kris enjoy bicycling, the beach, and spending time with their grandchildren.
Chris is excited to join St. Paul’s Lutheran School as Interim Principal for the 2018-2019 school year. Chris has served as a teacher and administrator at private schools in Baltimore and Annapolis. Over his career he has taught a variety of classes of elementary and middle school level classes including math, science, technology, coding, Health and Wellness and Physical Education. Chris has also spent significant time around the pool deck as a collegiate swimming coach for 18 years. He lives in Crownsville with his wife Elizabeth and children Joshua (17) and Abigail (11). When away from school Chris enjoys golf, cycling, and baking and decorating cakes.
Assistant School Principal
Director of Christian Education Intern
Joseph Hope-Hull is new to St. Paul's and new to Maryland! Originally from San Diego, California, he is making his way to Glen Burnie by way of Concordia University Nebraska. At CUNE, he majored in Christian Education Leadership (DCE) and Psychology. Joseph loves baseball and is working to visit all 30 baseball stadiums by his 30th birthday. He also enjoys getting smarter everyday through various podcasts, audiobooks, and YouTube channels.
Worship Minister and Parish Administrator
Cindy Barlock began serving as Worship Minister at St. Paul's in July. She has an extensive background in both Classical Music and Praise Worship traditions. Before coming to St. Paul's, Cindy served as a worship leader in various churches for eighteen years. In addition, for three years she served as the Worship Consultant for the Delaware-Maryland Baptist Convention. Cindy has also been a Teaching-Leader who trains other leaders in Bible Study Fellowship. She comes to us with extensive experience in organization and working with volunteers. Cindy is married to husband, David. They are blessed with three Children, Cassidy, a college freshman, Kate a freshman at Annapolis Area Christian School, and Jacob, a 6th grader at St. Paul's Lutheran School.
Elizabeth "Liz" Bejot has been a part of the ministry at St. Paul’s since 2011 where she accepted her call as fifth grade teacher. She taught for three years before staying home with her oldest son, Braeden, born in 2014. Her second son Oliver was born in 2017. Liz received her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle School Education from Concordia University, Nebraska in 2008. She previously served as teacher in Chicago, IL for three years before coming to MD. In February of 2018, she accepted the call out of stay at home mom to Children’s Minister at St. Paul’s. Liz is married to Brent, also an alumnus of CUNE. Together, the Bejots enjoy family time, trips to Nebraska and Indiana to visit family, and exploring new places. Aside from her ministry at St. Paul’s, Liz also enjoys singing, trying new activities with the boys, cooking, and coffee.
Coral Shreve became the Child Care Director at St. Paul's in March of 1999. Previously she served on the child care staff as a Group Leader starting her time here art St. Paul's in August of 1996. Currently Coral teaches the older two's in the morning followed by her duties in the child care ministry. Coral is married to her husband Michael and they have three children. Austin and Ethan are both fifteen and are in their first year of high school. Addison is eleven and attends the middle school program here at St. Paul's. During her free time Coral is taking her children to BMX practice or races, treasure shopping, or spending time with her family.
Matija Hoppe started working for St. Paul's Church in January 2000, as the church office receptionist. In January 2002, she replaced Tom Viets as the Business Manager. She is married to Randy. They have 3 grown daughters, who attended St. Paul's Lutheran School. Matija has been a member of St. Paul's since 1987. For recreation Matija enjoys kayaking and anything that has to do with the beach.
Church Office Administrator
Catie Rider has been attending St. Paul's since late 2012, and began working in the church office in August of 2015. She was born with a brittle bone condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta and rides around in a sweet power wheelchair. She enjoys spending time with her wonderful fiancé, Robert (no, they don't have a wedding date yet, but hopefully soon!). In her free time she enjoys reading and one day hopes to have a library like the one in "Beauty & the Beast".