Rev. Dennis J. Bragdon was born on September 16, 1956 in Winter Haven, Florida. He was baptized at home, and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church of Winter Haven, both times by Rev. Dr. August Bernthal, Pastor of Grace Lutheran. After graduating from Auburndale High School in 1974, Rev. Bragdon attended Concordia College at Austin, Texas (now Concordia University Texas) from 1974 to 1976, receiving an Associate of Arts degree, and then attended Concordia College at Ann Arbor, Michigan (now Concordia University Ann Arbor) from 1976 to 1978, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Greek. He then attended Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri from 1978 to 1982, including a vicarage year at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree. His previous pastoral service includes St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Elizabeth, NJ (1982-1987); Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and Preschool in La Grange, TX (1988-2009); and here at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, as first vacancy and then interim pastor (2010-2014). While in seminary, Rev. Bragdon met and married Georgette Elizabeth nee Kraus, on May 31, 1980. They are blessed with two children, Laura and David Bragdon, who live in College Station, Texas.







Pastor’s Schedule –

     Tuesday Evening thru Sunday – end of activities.

    Office Hours: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday mornings, 9:00 am - Noon.


Pastor’s telephones: Church (903) 758-2019 and Cell (979) 966-2242.

E-mail: and


If you are in need of Pastoral care at a time when Pastor Bragdon is not available, please contact an Elder: Buzz Comfort (903-315-6668), or Stan Waldow (903-237-8088).