PASTORRev. Tyrel Bramwell has served as pastor of St. Mark since February 2017. He is, first and foremost, a redeemed sinner bought by the blood of Jesus Christ his Savior, washed clean in Holy Baptism, and fed and nourished by His body and blood. He has been blessed with a loving and supportive wife, Jessica, and two wonderful children, Jonas and Bethany.

Rev. Bramwell is a graduate of Concordia University – Ann Arbor, MI (B.A.- 2010) and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN (M-Div.- 2014). He served his vicarage at Trinity Lutheran Church in Palo Alto, CA ( His call into the Holy Ministry was to serve as a pastor of a dual-parish: Our Savior Lutheran Church in Chester, CA and First Lutheran Church in Greenville, CA. He has also served as the pastor of Christ Lutheran Church in Salt Lake City, UT (, as an admission counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary, and as host of‘s popular radio show, Cross Defense.

He enjoys studying Scripture, reading, writing, photography, and spending as much time as he can with his family. 

If you should desire pastoral care or counseling please feel free to contact St. Mark Lutheran Church or Rev. Bramwell at any time, he would be happy to meet with you.