Gabriel Morgan is the pastor of St Paul Lutheran Church in Tampa, FL. He serves as the chair of the Care for Creation Committee for the Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality, which is currently focused on green infrastructure improvements to local stormwater systems. He is on the leadership council for the University of South Florida Urban Food Sovereignty Group, which seeks to educate and empower people to reduce food waste and learn to control the production of their own food.
Gabriel is also a major theology nerd and serves as an instructor in the Diakonia Program, a school for lay education and faith formation in the Florida-Bahamas Synod. He’s a graduate of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, receiving a Master of Divinity in 2012 and the Hitchcock Prize for historical theology. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia in 2017, which is now called United Lutheran Seminary. His dissertation was on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Paul Ricoeur. Born and raised in Tampa and now back in his hometown, he lives in Southeast Seminole Heights with his wife, Erin.