Mark ErwayVice President
Mark Erway is a retired United Methodist Local Pastor who served the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church in Pine City, NY as an Associate Pastor and Worship Pastor. After a career in business God called Mark into pastoral ministry. He has known Mike and Glenda for many years. It was through Mark’s bringing Kairos Prison Ministry to the Elmira, NY area that Mike got involved in prison ministry. Their friendship grew and he has been a supporter of Border Buddies from the very beginning of this venture. Mark first traveled to Tegucigalpa with best friend Dale Cleveland in the summer of 2004, and they went into Tamara National Prison with Mike and Glenda and ministered to incarcerated gang members. Since then he has been co-leader of numerous BBM Construction Teams starting with Team #1 in 2005; served on 2015 Medical Team #2 as “Gopher” and most recently on Team #50 in May of 2018. Mark and his wife Anne (married since June 1970) sponsor a child in the School Sponsorship Program. They have two sons. Ben is married to Garbrielle and they have a daughter Emily; and John, who with his wife Tamara are A.B.W.E. missionaries to Ghana, Africa.
Life verse: “He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8