Reverend Mark Windley
Reverend Mark Windley he is founder and serves as Sr. Pastor of Amazing GRACE Community of Faith, a New Church Plant in the Louisville District of the Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Rev. Windley served as Pastor of Sycamore Chapel United Methodist Church, Pewee Valley, KY. He severed as Pastor of a two point charge, Mauckport United Methodist Church, Mauckport, IN and Fairview United Methodist Church, Corydon, IN. He served as an Associate Minister at Wesley United Methodist Church, Jeffersonville, IN, Rev. Dr. Jean V. Wilson, Sr. Pastor. He served as an Elder at The Potter’s House Church, Dallas, TX, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Sr. Pastor. He served as an Associate Minister at Monument of Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Pontiac, MI, Rev. James Keys, Sr. Pastor.
Rev. Windley, the son of Rev. Dr. Joseph & Lottie Windley, was born in Okinawa, Japan. A military dependent and a preacher’s kid, he grew up in churches, all over the United States. Graduated from Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, with a BA in Political Science and was commissioned an officer in the United States Air Force where he served for 12 years in various duty assignments and locations. Rev. Windley was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, Joint Services Achievement Medal and Air Force Achievement Medal.
Rev Windley serves as Chairman of the Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church – Ethnic Local Church Concerns.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the Mental Illness Research Association and the Sonlight Community Outreach Center, Inc. He is the founder and director of the J.Z. Windley Foundation.
Reverend Mark Windley is married to Lynn Ellis of Jeffersonville, IN; they have one son Darren, a grandson Darren II a granddaughter, K’Lynn and grandson Trayden.