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New Trier graduate and Pastor Margaret “Maggie” Cumings, 37, died Sept. 28 at the Mayo Clinic of complications after gallbladder surgery. Pastor Maggie served as pastor of First Lutheran Church in St. James, Minn. She was born in Chicago in 1979, and attended New Trier High School, Carleton College and the Lutheran School of Theology Chicago. She was ordained in 2009. Cumings was the loving wife of Michael Cumings, beloved mother of Zoe, 8, and Leo, 4. She was also the cherished sister of Claire (Doug) Winnard, and aunt of Cora, 4, Philip, 2, and Vivian, 6 months.