Gloria Gaither

Gospel Songwriter + Author & Scholar
Born Mar 4, 1942

Gloria Gaither is a Christian songwriter, author, speaker, editor, and academic. She is the wife of Bill Gaither and also sang in the Bill Gaither Trio, one of the most influential groups in recent Christian music.

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  • Lgbt Band Breaks Barriers In Christian Music
    Huffington Post - Feb 17, 2013
  • Christian Music And Comedy Set For Chambersburg Chambersburg Public Opinion
    Google News - Sep 22, 2011
  • Gloria Gaither Meets With Fans In Springfield Mo Ozarks First.Com
    Google News - Sep 19, 2011
  • Anna Church Concert Will Benefit Relay For Life Southeast Missourian
    Google News - Sep 18, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gloria Gaither.


1942 Birth She was born Gloria Lee Sickal in 1942 in Michigan, a daughter of Pastor Lee Sickal and Dorothy Sickal. … Read More


1962 20 Years Old Upon her graduation, she took a job at Alexandria Monroe High School as a French teacher. There, she met Bill Gaither, who was teaching English at the time. She married Gaither in 1962, and they began writing songs recreationally. … Read More


1987 45 Years Old She taught as an adjunct professor at Anderson University in 1987–88 and 1996–97. … Read More


1996 54 Years Old In 1996, she spearheaded the creation of Gaither Family Resources in Alexandria, Indiana, and currently serves as co-owner and managing director.


2002 60 Years Old In 2002, Gaither launched Homecoming: The Magazine, and she currently acts as writer, interviewer, and contributing editor. … Read More
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