Care & Compassion
Director of Care & Compassion
Pastor of Care
Pastor Mark Henkel has attended Bridgeway since 2000 and has served on staff since 2007. In his current role as Pastor of Care he oversees all of our care ministries our Chaplains, Visitation Team, Stephen Ministry, Bereavement Care, Cards of Encouragement, Meals Ministry and more. He works with and manages a large team of volunteers to ensure the Bridgeway family receives excellent care. Mark loves working with the staff and volunteers of Bridgeway, and he is thrilled to be a part of a large team of like-minded, caring, compassionate men and women who are helping to care for the people of Bridgeway.
Mark and his wife Joyce have been married since 1986 and they have four children, Emily, Rebecca, Daniel and David. Mark holds a B.A. in Communications Studies with a minor in Music from California State University, Sacramento and a Master of Divinity from Western Seminary. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Divinity at Western. Prior to coming on staff at Bridgeway, Mark worked in the “real world” for 25 years, including 13 years at Intel. He and Joyce also spent time serving in São Paulo, Brazil. Outside of work Mark’s favorite hobby is spending time with his family having game nights, movie nights, or going for drives in the country. He also enjoys photography, music, cycling, and astronomy.
Soul Care Director
Care & Compassion Manager
A.S.W., M.S.W., GLOBAL & COMMUNITY CARE DIRECTOR