Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN


Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

Dr. Gary Zieroth

  • Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions
  • Dean of Students
  • Director of Vicarage and Internship



Dr. Zieroth joined the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, faculty in 2016. He serves as assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions, dean of Students and director of Vicarage and Internship.

He earned his D. Min. (2006) and M. Div. (1990) from CTSFW. He graduated from Concordia University, Ann Arbor in 1986 with a B.A. in psychology.He served as an adjunct professor for CTSFW (2008-2016) leading courses regarding what the Bible teaches about marriage, families and catechesis.He also serves as an adjunct professor for Concordia University, Nebraska, and Concordia University, Portland.

He spent 26 years in the pastoral ministry, serving congregations in Fort McMurray and St. Albert, Alberta, Canada; Kingsville, Maryland; and Chaska, Minnesota. During the past two years, he has served as the interim director for The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod’s Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support (PALS) program.

He and his wife, JoAnn, have been married thirty-two years and have four children.