School Ministry

School Ministry begins in the classroom. Not a typical 20-minute daily Bible study, but a values‐based curriculum that is “Christ‐First” and woven into everything St. Marcus School does.

The opportunities are endless to share the love of Jesus with students, friends and family.  It starts in the classroom and branches out. The St. Marcus School Ministry team reaches out to all families, focusing on those that are new to St. Marcus.  Every family is contacted, a relationship is built and families are invited and encouraged to join Bible studies or worship opportunities. The team spiritually trains staff to extend the reach of the ministry beyond the classroom.  In essence, to be the “eyes and ears of Jesus.  These efforts also branch out to the community and specifically to area high schools where St. Marcus alumni attend.     

Opportunities to share the ministry of St. Marcus with school families, their friends and the surrounding community is tremendous. The school ministry team works with school families focusing on “whole person health” by providing resources and a safe, trusting place for families in spiritual and physical need. 

The school ministry team exists to disciple school families for Christ now and for eternity.

Meet the School Ministry Team:

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Daniel Leyrer, Pastor of Outreach

Pastor Leyrer has been an ordained minister for 30 years.  He served 18 years as a seminary professor.  His passion is placing the gospel of Jesus Christ on people's hearts, to comfort them and give them a purpose that goes beyond the things of this world.  Pastor Leyrer counts it a great privilege to support and equip our wonderful staff for ministry to students and their families.  By leading several chapel services each week, he is able to connect St. Marcus scholars with their Savior. Please contact him for whatever spiritual assistance your family needs: daniel.leyrer@stmarcus.org or 262-365-9311.

Coach Lance Meyer

Lance Meyer, Alumni Minister & Athletic Ministry Director

Lance is all about Jesus and sports - in that order.  He encourages and reaches out to St. Marcus alumni by visiting them at their high schools and arranging activities for them. He is St. Marcus’ athletic director and keeps the student athletes and coaches busy and doing everything for God’s glory.  His wife, Carrie, is a teacher at St. Lucas Lutheran School. On Sundays, he runs Good Word/Good Run.  Contact him to volunteer in St. Marcus sports program or to find out how teens can stay connected to Jesus: lance.meyer@stmarcus.org or 414-416-6701.