Rev. Bak, an ordained elder since 2007, came to Market Street Methodist Church on July 1, 2020. Born and raised in New Jersey, she heard God's call to preach, and had a desire to study God's word. Pastor Heidi graduated from Philadelphia Bible University with a BS in Bible and a major in Leadership. She received her Masters of Divinity Degree from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Palmer). Heidi has three children and six grandchildren. Pastor Heidi's love of the Lord shows though all that she says and does. Her primary interests are in pastoral ministry and include creating excellence in worship, forming partnerships between congregations and community organizations, pastoral care of church members and friends and creating opportunities for families and children to engage their faith. Rev. Bak is an extraordinary pastor and is know for her "out-of-the-box" style of modern Christian ministry Heidi's faith journey was jump started through women's ministries with involvement in Bible studies and retreats and this has translated to her passion, ministering to women. God hard wired women to need women, and since the beginning of time women have gathered at the red tent, the watering well, in the grain field and threshing floor. While working side by side they confided in one another and carried each others burdens. For more than 10 years Pastor Heidi has led Waves of Grace Women's Retreat in Wildwood, NJ. Heidi believers, "If you bring a women to Christ not just one person is changed, but a whole family!