Pastor Mark Bartsch serves as Chaplain at Heritage Homes in Watertown, Wisconsin. Bartsch completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota, graduated from Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN, in 1977 and the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI, in 1981. Bartsch has served at churches in Minnesota and Nebraska and served at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Jefferson, WI, from 1998-2014. Bartsch's wife, Rita, is a native of Hustisford, Wis. and the couple has four children and six grandchildren. Bartsch enjoys anything automotive, sports, walking and bicycling.