Pianist: Marti Gibson
Joel is a graduate of the College at Southeastern and has nearly two years pastoral ministry experience. He has returned to Wake Forest to pursue his Master of Divinity degree at Southeastern Seminary. Joel combines a great aptitude and passion for sharing biblical truth along with an amicable spirit. Joel's education and experience are reinforced with a family legacy of ministry as he grew up in the home of a Baptist pastor.
Where the good news of Jesus Christ is proclaimed in truth and love.
Associate Pastor: Joel A. Sathe
Diane is our hard working organist who provides the church with instrumental selections during the prelude and offertory time. Her time commitment to provide this part of our worship is very appreciated by the folks at Wake Union.
Music Director: Angela Keith
Angela is no stranger to music ministry, and has been singing the old favorites since her childhood. Angela emanates the joy of the Holy Spirit in her ministry with a happy and enthusiastic personality that is contagious. Angela and her husband, Bart have three children, Emily, Anna and Will; all of which are now married. They have two grandchildren, Warren and Roland.
Organist: Diane Harrison
Marti is a very experienced pianist with loads of "keyboard personality." She adds a happiness and joy to our singing while maintaining a worshipful tone. Marti retired from the City of Raleigh in 2018 and has two adult sons, Daniel and Zane, both are married. Marti's husband, Randy, went home to be with the Lord in 2012.
Meet Our Staff
Pastor: Mark W. Harrison
Mark comes to us after finishing a career as a signal equipment design review engineer with NCDOT; he arrived at Wake Union in May of 2013. His formal Bible training came from Moody Bible Institute, where he enrolled in the external studies program in 1992, that work was completed in 1996; this is in addition to almost 30 years of personal Bible study. Mark's early pulpit ministry consisted of filling pulpits for area pastors and serving as an interim pastor.
Mark married the former Diane Williams of Wake Forest on Dec. 1st, 1984. They were blessed with twin sons in 1989, Travis and Lamar. Lamar passed away in 2007.