Mary Hinkle Shore, Pastor
Pastor Mary has been at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd since 2013. She is the author of Signs of Belonging: Luther’s Marks of the Church and the Christian Life. She has written for The Christian Century, Word & World, Lectionary Homiletics, and Journal for Preachers, as well as the web resource, Working Preacher. You can find copies of her recent sermons on our Worship page. Prior to coming to Brevard, Pastor Mary served congregations in North Dakota and was a member of the New Testament faculty of Luther Seminary.
Mary grew up in Ashville, Ohio, and attended Capital University (BA), Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary (MDiv) and Duke University (PhD). She lives in Brevard with her husband, Hank, their energetic Corgi, Riley, and their long-suffering cat, Leslie.