Lydia Parlow

Food Pantry & Community Garden Director
Soul Cafe Manager, Receptionist

Watch this St. Mark Staff Spotlight video to get to know Lydia!

As a person with a strong bend towards adaptability, Lydia enjoys the different responsibilities of her position. She is the face that greets you inside our St. Mark church office, she heads up St. Mark Ministries’ Food Pantry and Community Garden and maintains our Soul Cafe coffee bar inside St. Mark De Pere.

Sometimes known as “the pastor’s wife”, Lydia is married to Dr. John Parlow, our lead pastor, and is the only girl in a family of 3 sons.

Other Interests: Decorating and antique collecting, volunteering and fostering for Fluffy Dog Rescue and WI Westie Rescue, shopping at interesting boutiques and second-hand shops.

Education: Wisconsin Lutheran College (Associate of Arts) and Martin Luther College (Bachelor of Science in Education).