Rev. Mari J. Clark joins United Methodist Church
MIDDLEBURY — The Rev. Mari J. Clark was appointed to serve the Middlebury United Methodist Church by the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church. Rev. Clark began her ministry in 1994 after graduating from Bangor Theological Seminary in Bangor, Maine. She previously served churches in Burlington, North Ferrisburgh, and Bradford Vt., as well as East Greenbush, N.Y.
Rev. Clark lives in South Burlington with her husband Andy Clark, retired but working parttime for City Market in Burlington. The couple, married for 45 years, has three adult children and five grandchildren. Two of the families live nearby in Waitsfield and Waterbury. The other lives in Bangor, Maine. Before becoming a minister, Rev. Clark was a teacher of the deaf, working a various schools in the Albany area and at the Communications Disorder Center in Albany, N.Y. She is looking forward to working with her congregation on continuing mission projects and outreach into the community.