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The Rev. Mark Lafler

Fr. Mark was born in Hollywood, Florida, and raised in Sarasota, Florida. He was born shortly after his parents, Don and Diane Lafler, arrived back to the United States from Zimbabwe, Africa, where they served as missionaries .  Mark had a dynamic conversion experience on June 25, 1993, shortly after he graduated from high school.  He has served in the pastoral ministry since 2002.  He was ordained to the priesthood on November 28, 2015 by Bishop Greg Brewer and served as a curate at St. Gabriel's, Titusville from 2015-2016 before being called to become the Rector at St. Edward's.  He completed his undergraduate degree at Global University in Springfield, Missouri.  He also holds an M.A.T.S. degree from Regent College in Vancouver, BC.  Mark and his wife, Tera, were married in 1995 and have four children.  He enjoys reading, following sports, taking walks, drinking tea, and putting together LEGO sets. 

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