Mark Tezel is a third generation member of Grace, with his children starting the fourth generation. He has been active in parish education, youth ministry, and worship planning for over 25 years. Mark graduated from Texas Lutheran College with B.A. in Theology, and attended Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest for two years. He was certified as a Synodically Authorized Minister in 2004. Currently, he works for the National Park Sevice at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Mark and his wife Alicia have four children, Jacob, Kaitlin, Samuel and Noah.