Maria Bonine is currently a Masters of Divinity student at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, working toward ordination as a pastor.
As part of her studies, Maria is completing a 1-year pastoral internship at St. John’s. She is with us from August 2018 – August 2019, and she’ll have one more year of classes after her internship before she graduates in May 2020.
Maria’s husband Brent is a correctional officer, and they have a blended family of three sons: Brady, age 21; Austin, age 21; and Jeremy, age 18.
Brent and Maria celebrated 11 years of marriage in February. They enjoy playing board games and watching movies together.