Pastor at Grace Place Campus Ministry at NIU and Director of Communications
Grace Place Campus Ministry at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb is a Lutheran-Episcopal Campus Ministry that is focused on creating a safe place for all people to explore the Gospel in authentic ways. Leading Grace Place Campus Ministry is Pastor Mack Patrick who is a humble leader that proclaims God's abundant, life-altering, never-ending love to a diverse campus community. Pastor Mack is an ordained ELCA Pastor and licensed clergy in the Diocese of Chicago, he is an avid reader, fighter of injustice, and a compassionate soul who finds solitude in the outdoors. Much of Pastor Mack's work both at Grace Place and outside is focused on LGBTQIA+ inclusion in the church and in the world. Pastor Mack has enjoyed his time at Grace Place thus far and is excited about what the Spirit is doing in DeKalb and on the NIU Campus.