Meet the Pastor

Pastor Mark and Nicole Westra

Phone: 585-381-4670

Email: pastor.mark.westra[at]

Pastor Mark Westra has been the pastor at Prince of Peace since the summer of 2013. He was born and grew up in Cincinnati, OH. He attended Martin Luther College where he pursued his B.A. in Pre-Seminary Studies and graduated in 2009. He then continued his education at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and was privileged to serve two internships at churches in Toronto and in Milwaukee, WI. Pastor Westra graduated from the Seminary in May 2013 and by the grace of God was called to serve as the pastor at Prince of Peace.

In January of 2014, Pastor Westra was married to his wife, Nicole. Nicole grew up in Jupiter, Florida and now works as an accountant in Rochester. In April of 2016, they were blessed with their first child, Micah. They live in Perinton and are new to upstate New York but are enjoying meeting new people here as well as being able to visit all the beautiful parks and lakes in the area.

Pastor is privileged and glad to be able to share message of forgiveness in Jesus with the community of Perinton. He would enjoy the opportunity to meet with you and would welcome you to contact him via the information listed above.