Don Marsh has recently retired from nearly 40 years of pastoral, educational, and chaplaincy ministry. With his wife Vickie he has served churches in Michigan and Maryland, including high school chaplaincy at Adelphian Academy. In 1990 Don transitioned to full-time hospital ministry. He has led the pastoral care departments at Avista Adventist Hospital and Adventist Health Portland, more recently serving as a palliative and spiritual care chaplain at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette. His educational background includes undergraduate studies at Columbia Union College and Newbold College, a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University and a Doctor of Ministry with emphasis in spiritual care from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a Board Certified Chaplain.
Boulder has been Don and Vickie’s church home since 1990 except for a few years in Vancouver, Washington. He and Vickie raised their three daughters here, and all attended Boulder Junior Academy/Vista Ridge Academy and graduated from Campion Academy. He has been a Sabbath School teacher for adult and youth age groups, church elder, and BJA and VRA board chair. He loves to support others in exercising their ministry gifts and has trained and nurtured volunteer caregivers in church and hospital settings. Don and Vickie change pace by traveling, biking, hiking, and enjoying their six grandchildren.
Faith Engagement Leadership Roles
- Contemporary Issues Connect Group