Church Staff

Pastor Mark & Lori Sewell


Contact Info:

Pastor Mark Sewell, Ph.D.

Address: 1 South Main Street, Smithsburg, MD  21783 (Church)

Cell:  717-357-0389

Church: 301-824-7770


Pastor Mark and Lori have a heartfelt desire to serve God and join Him in what is happening in people's lives.  Mark and his wife Lori have two sons, two daughter in laws, and five grandsons and two granddaughters. They have been involved with serving Jesus in a variety of capacities within the church and within the business, academic and non-profit community since 1981 from California to Maryland.  Lori is a retired Special Education Teacher for the Visually Impaired in Washington County, MD . 

Pastor Mark's passion is to help people connect to Jesus and to be committed to living out their faith in a meaningful, relational way. To Love God and Love People!   The best way to say this is Psalm 37:5  Commit everything you do to the Lord.  Trust Him, and He will help you.  We hope you will join us as we journey together in serving Jesus at The Vine and in the community! 



Lori Sewell


Sound & Power Point

Sound Mixer: Harold Leer,  Andrew Leer, Antony Brooks, Tammy Moyer, Russ Moyer

Live Streaming: Andrew Leer


Children's Ministry Leader

Leaders:    Pam Brooks,  Doris Leer


Prayer Ministry

Morris & Sheri Fraley


Women's Ministry

Rebecca Izu


Men's Ministry

Pastor Mark Sewell


Congregational Care Liaison

Anthony Brooks


Deacon Ministry

Sheri & Morris Fraley


Worship Ministry

Pastor Mark, Morris Fraley

Pam Brooks, Aria Brooks, Andrew Leer


Trustee Ministry 

Russ Moyer



Karen Shade