Marie Wiese

The Rev. Marie Wiese hails originally from the beautiful mountains of West Virginia. Born and raised an American Baptist, Marie has served American Baptist Churches in West Virginia and Indiana. Her longest pastorate was over fourteen years as the Associate Pastor at Southport Baptist Church in Indianapolis. Currently, she serves as pastor at Garden Baptist Church on Indianapolis’ west side.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, and the Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.  

Along with her church position, Marie is serving as the coordinator of Circles Indy, a relationship-based poverty initiative that focuses on eradicating poverty one family at a time. If you want to hear her talk passionately about what she has learned about working with under-resourced families, just ask her about Circles—she is excited to share about this incredible movement!