The Rev. Margaret Marquis has been the pastor of Ocoee Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) since February of 2008. Pastor Margaret was ordained by First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Asheville, NC and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in North Carolina in 2005. She earned the Master of Divinity degree at Erskine Theological Seminary in Due West, SC in 2005. Pastor Margaret’s experience in ministry includes a lifetime of involvement in churches, including serving in various capacities in music ministry (as organist, pianist and/or choir director/music minister) since her teen years. Prior to coming to Ocoee, she served as the Minister of Music and Youth at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Asheville, NC. The pastor is also a retired public school teacher with 34 years of experience, mostly as an English teacher in middle schools in the Owen District of Buncombe Country, NC. She holds a Master of Arts in Education from Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC). Pastor Margaret grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and Jacksonville University (BA in history).
Sandra is a graduate of Ohio State University with a BS in Business Administration.