Meet the Pastor

Rev. G. Travis Downs

Pastor and wife Elizabeth

Pastor Downs was born on Travis Air Force Base California and traveled with family extensively. He graduated from Red River High School, Grand Forks, North Dakota.

His post-secondary education includes…

·         Undergraduate degree at the University of North Dakota

·         Concordia University St. Paul Minnesota Bachelor of Arts

·         Graduate Concordia Seminary St. Louis MO. Master of Divinity

·         Additional studies at Concordia Seminary Ft. Wayne IN

Pastor has two sons Michael who lives in Morehead Minnesota and Gregory who is serving in the Air Force and is currently a Tech/Sgt. He lives with his wife Elizabeth in the mid Michigan area.

Pastor Downs has served two congregations in the California-Nevada-Hawaii District for 18 years as well as serving as Circuit counselor and chairperson of many district committees.

He served in the Eastern District for 4 years as well as District Counselor for the Eastern District LWML. Has served as interim at Messiah Lutheran Church Holt.

Pastor Downs has served Trinity Lutheran Church Lansing as Director of Outreach and is currently serving as Pastor of Trinity since October 2009. He is also currently serving as a Michigan District LWML counselor.

pastor speaking on Capital Steps