Graham B. Glover

Chaplain Fellow

Chaplain (Major) Graham B. Glover, U.S. Army Reserve, serves as Senior Pastor of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church and School (Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod) in Gainesville, Florida and is assigned to the Office of the Chief of Chaplains at the Pentagon. Chaplain Glover served for 12 years as an Active Duty Army Chaplain, most recently as the inaugural Government Affairs Officer for the Chief of Chaplains, working with Capitol Hill and others in the National Capital Region for the protection of religious freedom for chaplains and soldiers. He was also instrumental in the creation of a fellowship for the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps at the Office of International Religious Freedom at the U.S. State Department. 

Chaplain Glover has served soldiers and families all over the world, with assignments at Fort Stewart, Georgia; Schweinfurt, Germany; Fort Benning, Georgia; Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; and the Pentagon, Washington, DC. Additionally, Chaplain Glover deployed to Iraq in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. Prior to joining the Army, Rev. Glover served as the pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Chiefland, Florida. 

A native of Gainesville, Florida, Chaplain Glover has a wealth of academic, government, political, and military experience that highlights his deep belief in the critical role faith plays in the public square. A former lobbyist and campaign consultant, Chaplain Glover holds an M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Religion from the University of Florida (UF), as well as an M.Div. from Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Chaplain Glover's wife, Alison, is also a native of Gainesville, and they have two children: HannahGrace and Graham, Jr. “Gray.”