The Rev. Ed Zumwinkel III

Pastor Ext. 3201

Ed is a St. Louis native whose faith formation began at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Ballwin, where he was ordained as a Deacon at the age of 15. After high school, Ed graduated with honors from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He then joined Xerox Corporation in sales. After six years in this field, he began to sense a call to youth ministry and left his corporate position to earn a Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves.

Ed served in his first call after seminary as associate pastor at Glendale Presbyterian Church with a focus in youth ministry. After nine years at Glendale, he served as pastoral assistant for youth ministry at Woodlawn Chapel Presbyterian Church for six years. He comes to WGPC from Hope United Church of Christ in the St. Louis Hills neighborhood, where he has served as co-pastor for the past six years.

Ed is married to Donna, a licensed professional counselor and professor at St. Louis Community College–Meramec. Ed and Donna have two sons: Josh, who is 17 and in the 11th grade; and Kyle, who is 20 and in college. Ed and his family enjoy hiking, sports and traveling. They are looking forward to becoming part of the Webster Pres family!

We seek to live Christ's love, welcome all people and joyfully serve God.