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Pastor J Mark Hensley

(262) 215-7542

Pastor Mark has served as an Ordained Pastor for over the past 38 years. He has a deep passion for guiding individuals in their faith journeys. His theological education, coupled with his practical experience in ministry, has equipped him with a strong foundation in biblical knowledge, effective preaching, teaching, counseling, and community engagement.

He firmly believes in the transformative power of the gospel and the importance of fostering a welcoming and inclusive church community. He is committed to creating an environment where individuals can experience spiritual growth, find solace in times of need, and be encouraged to live out their faith in practical ways. He has a track record of developing and delivering engaging sermons and Bible studies that inspire, challenge, and equip individuals to live out their faith in their daily lives.

In addition to pastoral duties, he is also skilled in providing pastoral care and counseling to individuals and families. He understands the importance of walking alongside others in their joys and sorrows, offering guidance, support, and encouragement. He has experience in organizing and leading worship services, as well as coordinating and implementing community outreach initiatives that address the needs of the marginalized and promote social justice.

Master of Divinity                           1989                United Theological Seminary
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)          1986                Wright State University


Work History
The First Congregational Church of Mukwonago                             May 6, 2024, to Present
Mark Hensley, State Farm                                                                2009 to Present
Pastor of The People’s Church, Inc. DBA: Water to Wine Church   1998 to 2024                  
Director of Program Development  LSS
    Homme Youth and Family Programs                                           1998 to 2009
Pastor of the Trinity United Methodist Church                                 1994-1998                                                     
Pastor of the New Madison United Methodist Church                     1990-1994                                                                                       
Pastor of the Union United Methodist Church                                 1986-1990        


Marni Wiggins

Marni Wiggins, Accompanist

Marni is both our organist and choir director. She has been with us since 2003. When not directing 

the choir or accompanying our worship services she runs her own graphic design business.  She lives 

in Muskego with her husband and two children.  For more information about any of her three jobs, contact 

her at

Judi Weyer, Office Manager


I've been with First Congregational Church since 2002. I live here in Mukwonago with my husband and two crazy dogs.  I enjoy spending time with my family, pottery, gardening and crafts.


I am happy to assist you when you call the church office or stop by the church. You can contact me at

Waruni Jayasinghe, Nursery


My name is Waruni Jayasinghe and I am originally from Sri Lanka, which is a tiny island located near India. I am a person who believes in loving kindness and has an enormous faith in God. I’m a very family oriented person and my parents are my true inspiration. Currently, I work as an architect as well as a nursery assistant on Sunday church which I enjoy tremendously. 

First Congregational Church
231 Roberts Drive
Mukwonago, WI  53149

PH: 262-363-7249

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