Our Pastor

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Rev. Mark R. Stanton is a seasoned teacher, preacher, and pastor having served in the Louisiana and Texas areas for over 40 years. Bro. Stanton was called of God when he was 16 years old, and began his ministry in 1975. Bro. Stanton and his wife, Karen, evangelized from 1979 until June of 1982, when they accepted the pastorate position in Brownsville, Texas. The Stanton’s remained in Brownsville for 17 ½ years where Bro. Stanton served as a presbyter in the Texas District, for 9 years. 


In December of 1999, Bro. & Sis. Stanton accepted the pastorate position in Westlake, LA. Bro. Stanton serves as a presbyter in the Louisiana District. They  have two children, Mark and Melanie; their spouses, Loren and Sam; and three grandchildren, Avery, Hudson and Rand.


 The Stanton’s have been steadfast in their commitment to God in an ever-changing world. They continue to reach for the lost, in addition to serving their community, and church family.