Associate Pastor

Hayes Noble was called by the congregation as our Associate Pastor on July 15, 2018.

Hayes is a South Carolina native and moved to California in 2011. He graduated from the University of South Carolina (the other USC) with a degree in education and a K-8th grade teaching credential. He immediately went into church ministry before graduating from Columbia Theological Seminary in 2002. In his 22-plus years of full-time ministry, Hayes has served churches with over 2,000 members to churches with 150 members.

In every church, Hayes has led youth and ministered to families. Before coming to St. Mark, he served as Associate Pastor for Youth and Families at St. Andrew Church in Yuba City, CA. He currently serves on the St. Mark Community Preschool Board, the board of Presbyterian Camps and Conferences Centers, Inc., and is a member of the Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council.

Hayes and his wife, Alfa, are blessed with two beautiful daughters, Allyson (age 16) and Melora (age 10). Alfa works as a medical assistant at the Cancer Center for Healing in Irvine. The family enjoys movie nights and friends. They are excited and grateful to be part of the St. Mark family!