Grady St. Dennis


Grady St. Dennis serves as the founding Director of the Continuous Growth Pathway as well as College Chaplain and Director of Church Relations in the Office of Church Relations at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Called to the college in early 2007, St. Dennis leads the college’s church relations with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and its congregations with focus upon the Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations.  A 1992 graduate of Gustavus, St. Dennis earned a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota and is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry in Transformational Leadership from the School of Theology at Boston University. As Director for Church Relations and College Chaplain, St. Dennis works to build, strengthen, and support Lutheran higher education in general and Gustavus in particular. St. Dennis represents the College at ELCA gatherings, synod assemblies, and other church-related gatherings. St. Dennis and his wife Angie have two adult daughters Anna and Isabel.