Mark & Courtney Nelson


Mark & Courtney have three beautiful children, Olivia (5), Ryan (3) and Brooke (1).

Mark was born in Ann Arbor Michigan but grew up in Durban South Africa before returning to the mid-west with his brother in 2002.

Mark met Courtney in 2005 and they got married in 2006. Chicago has been home for Mark and his family since then. Mark owns an commercial real estate company with his brother and enjoys being active, running and riding his bike down at the lake.

Courtney taught French and Music in Chicago Public Schools for 7 years and now enjoys teaching and developing the curriculum for the Groundbreakers Children’s Ministry at Church in the City.

They recently moved to Roscoe Village where they lead a connect group.