Brian Cummins was born on December 22, 1955 in San Francisco,
California. He grew up with his family (his parent and three
sisters) in South San Francisco. Upon graduating from High
School, Pastor Cummins attended and graduated from the
University of San Francisco in 1978 where he earned BA in
Government and a minor in Business Administration.
Pastor Cummins and Jayne were married in San Francisco in 1979.
Their son, Sean, was born in 1981 in Redwood City California;
Heather, their daughter, was' born in Sacramento, CA in 1987;
their son Joshua was born in Placerville, CA in 1991; and their
son, Christopher, was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana one week
after Pastor Cummins began his Seminary studies in 1993.
20 years in banking, Pastor Cummins was led by the Holy Spirit
to attend Seminary at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort
Wayne, Indiana in the fall of 1993. After serving two years in
the Republic of Panama as a missionary and Theological
Educator, Pastor Cummins received his Master of Divinity and
graduated from the Seminary in 1998 and was subsequently
Called, Installed, and Ordained as Pastor of Trinity Lutheran
Church of West Sinton, Texas. In October of 2001, he accepted a
Call to be the Pastor of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church of
Arlington, Texas, where he was Installed on December 2, 2001.
Pastor Cummins served Beautiful
Savior as their Pastor for nearly 15 years. He also served the
Texas District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in various
positions and on various Committees.
In July of 2016, Pastor Cummins accepted a Call to serve
Trinity Lutheran Church and Early Learning Center as their
Pastor, to be Installed on September 11, 2016.
Pastor Cummins loves backpacking and camping and has begun to
learn fly fishing. Pastor and Jayne are joined in Redding with
Jayne's mother, Maja. They have two sons living in Eugene,
Oregon; one son living' in Nacogdoches, Texas; and their
daughter lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.