18 May Gary Gulbranson Speaker
Pastor Gary has been at Westminster since 1993, previously serving as Senior Pator of Glen Ellyn Bible Church in Suburban Chicago. Over the years he has ministered on radio and television and has been a speaker for many international conferences. Pastor Gary and his wife, Jorie, have brought to Westminster a deep sense of commitment to embracing the fullness of a relationship with God, while addressing the needs of our community and world. Jorie is active in the music ministry at the Chapel as well as Womenâ€™s ministry. She is also a retreat and conference speaker. Gary and Jorie have been married 35 years and have two daughters.
Their oldest daughter, Marci, passed away suddenly from unknown causes in 1998. God has given Pastor and Jorie a platform to help many others through their own experience of grief and loss. Their youngest daughter, Marisa, is married to Scott Gronholz and they have two children.
Gary is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute; Trinity College, Deerfield, IL; Denver Seminary, (M.Div); and Loyola University (D Ed).Â He has served on the boards of Greater Europe Mission, Youth for Christ, Leadership Design Group, Seattle Association of Theological Education, and Denver Seminary. Pastor Gary has a heart and a passion for mentoring others, be they adults, grandchildren, or emerging young leaders. He is a firm believer in being a Godly role model and desires the same for everyone in the congregation.
Bio, Pastor Gary Gulbranson, Westminster Chapel, Bellevue