Posted on : Thursday October 18, 2018

By BaptistLIFE Staff

COLUMBIA, Md,—Mark Dooley, pastor of Leonardtown Baptist Church (LBC) will join the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware (BCM/D) staff as state director of evangelism, effective Jan. 1. In that role, he will lead the efforts of BCM/D’s church services team and encourage evangelistic fruitfulness among more than 500 congregations.

Mark Dooley and his wife, Karen, have four grown children.

“Having served in BCM/D responsibilities in the past and seeing the good work the staff does, I’m excited to be a part of that and to be able to further that ministry full-time,” Dooley said. “I’m really looking forward to getting to know the pastors and their churches and helping them meet their needs.”

Dooley brings over 34 years of ministerial and pastoral experience to the position. In addition to his ministry at LBC, he served several terms on the BCM/D General Mission Board and is a past GMB president. Recently, he served on the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) committee on nominations. On the associational level, he served on several committees with the Potomac Baptist Association (PBA).

Dooley is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, earning a Master of Divinity.

He and his wife Karen have four grown children. In his spare time, he likes to golf, garden, and listen to music.