Rev. Mark Feldbush is an ACPE Certified Educator, and a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains. He is credentialed by Federation of Christian Ministries and formed in the Seventh-day Adventist tradition. He has more than 25 years of pastoral experience in chaplaincy, congregational ministry, and church planting settings.
Mark's work in chaplaincy began with a 16-month Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He then worked as a Staff Chaplain and Certified Educator Candidate with Adventist HealthCare in Suburban Washington, DC for 5 years. Mark started his training to become a CPE Educator at Saint Elizabeths Hospital, a city run mental health hospital in Washington DC, and trained there for 2 years as a chaplain and supervising student chaplains. He also completed a year of training with Caring Community Ministry Education based in Richmond, VA for a year. Mark and his family returned to Ohio in 2015 where Mark served as Manager of Chaplains and CPE at Grandview Medical Center, Kettering Health Network in the Dayton area. Mark completed his Certified Educator training through Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and was certified as an ACPE Associate Educator in May 2017. He completed his certification process and became fully Certified in November 2018.
Mark joined the Spiritual Care Department at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH in the summer of 2020 where he currently serves as the Chaplain Education Coordinator and manages the CPE program.
In June 2021, Mark graduated with his Doctor of Ministry degree from Ecumenical Theological Seminary. His dissertation was titled, The Improvising Pastor: Following the Fear on the Pastoral Formation Journey.
Mark & his wife Becky have two young adult daughters, and two lovable dogs at home. Mark is an avid music fan and lover of the arts.