Rev. Fr. Joseph Gingrich was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from the Greater Cincinnati Culinary Arts Academy in 1993, and did continuing education work at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
Fr. Joseph was baptized Orthodox July, 11 2001. He is a graduate of the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Christ the Saviour Seminary and holds the Bachelor of Theology. He was ordained a priest on September 18, 2010.
In addition to parish work Fr. Joseph has been involved in interfaith work and social ministry to the poor. Most recently he did this in the lower east side of Manhattan.
On August 17, 2015, Father Joseph was assigned as Parish Priest of the St. George Church in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
On January 1, 2017, Father Gingrich was assigned to the Annunciation Church in Dayton, Ohio.