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Our Pastor

Rev. Tyler Gingrich

Born and raised in BC, Pastor Tyler is a transplant to Manitoba. He is married to Melissa (music director at neighbouring St Mark's Lutheran Church), and they have two children in grade school.
He began serving Gloria Dei in December, 2019, and is delighted to be in ministry with the fine people of this congregation!

Communities served:
2004-2005 Trinity Bissell Memorial Church, Spiritwood, SK
2005-2012 All Saints Lutheran mission congregation, Kelowna, BC
2012-2017 Canadian Lutheran World Relief, Winnipeg, MB
2015-2019 MNO Synod, Winnipeg, MB

2019-present Gloria Dei

Pastor Tyler creates videos! Here are some videos of trips related to his church-work:
2005 - Luther sites in Germany

2011 - Campus ministry Justice Field Trip to Vancouver
2013 - Peru with CLWR

2015 - Ethiopia with CFGB
2016 - Split Lake with MNO
2019 - Cameroon with MNO

(bonus: in 1996 as a university student, he spent some time in Tanzania with other Lutherans and Anglicans on a trip with Canada World Youth - a short film that aired on VisionTV was made of that experience)

Subscribe to the Gloria Dei YouTube channel for videos from Gloria Dei! (Find coffeehouse-band clips here where Pastor Tyler lives out his dream of being a rock band drummer...!)

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