Pastor Gumm has served Cross of Christ since July 24, 2005. After receiving a Master of Divinity degree from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin in May 2005, Pastor was assigned to the Syracuse area to help Cross of Christ "re-start" as a mission congregation in central New York. From April 2006 to July 2014, Pastor served a daughter congregation in the Watertown/Ft. Drum region as a WELS military contact pastor.
Besides serving Cross of Christ, Pastor currently serves as Secretary of the North Atlantic District (WELS) and as a member of the North Atlantic District (WELS) Board of Appeals. He also serves as a pastoral mentor and a member of the Pastor Partners Mentoring Leadership Team. In the past, he has served on the North Atlantic District (WELS) Commission on Evangelism and the North Atlantic District (WELS) Constitution Committee.
Pastor grew up in locations across the western and mid-western United States. He married Lisa Schoell in July 2003. They have three daughters - Adelaide, Clara, and Muriel, and one son - Matthias. They currently live in Clay, New York.
Pastor would love to meet you! You can contact him via the information listed above.