Rev. Tyrel Bramwell has served as pastor of St. Mark since February 2017. He is a graduate of Concordia University – Ann Arbor, MI and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. 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 (, and as an admission counselor at Concordia Theological Seminary.

He hosts KFUO Radio’s popular program, Cross Defense

Pastor Bramwell contributed to the Community Comments on KINS 106.3 for eight months. Archived here. He has written a number of books and currently publishes an almost monthly pamphlet called The Ferndale Fortitude.

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