A native of north central New Jersey, Pastor Mark Nigro has spent the last 30 years serving the Lord around the world. After being part of a church-planting team in Serbia in the mid-‘90s, Mark returned to the US in 1997 with his wife, Renata to serve as missions pastor at Calvary Chapel Old Bridge. In 2001 the Lord led them to Italy, where Mark initially served as assistant pastor at Calvary Chapel Montebelluna before planting and pastoring Calvary Chapel Treviso from 2005 – 2013. Following their tenure in Italy, they returned to the US and Mark served both as the Director of Operations at Calvary Chapel Bible College and as associate pastor for Cross Culture Ministries. Since 2020, the Nigro family resides in Howell, NJ where Mark serves as Executive Pastor with Cornerstone Church. A musician, writer and motorcycle enthusiast, Mark has a BA in Theology from South African Theological Seminary, and a MA in Executive Leadership from Liberty University. Mark and Renata are proud parents to their son Luka (17) and daughter Matea (15).