Mission Center President and Financial Officer
Prairie Bluffs USA Mission Center
David A. Ettinger, a minister for Community of Christ, is president of the Prairie Bluffs USA Mission Center. He holds the priesthood office of high priest.
He served as president of the Omaha-Council Bluffs Stake, congregational consultant and missionary in the Central Missouri Stake, Guthrie Grove camping committee chairperson, stake Christian education/Temple School director, and pastor of the Riverside Congregation. He also served as an appointee minister in the Michigan Region. He was the executive director for Restoration Trails Foundation and was the World Church Historic Sites director. David has been active in ministerial alliances in Iowa, Michigan, and Kansas. He was the associate director of student affairs at Park College, Parkville, Missouri.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he received a bachelor of arts with a major in mathematics education from Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa; a master of arts in higher education administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City; and a master of arts in religion from Park University, Parkville, Missouri.
Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.”
Community of Christ International Headquarters is located in Independence, Missouri.