Meet the Pastors of the Dakota Conference! 

Pastors with underlined names may be contacted via email.


Pastor Harold Chin

Churches: Mandan, Turtle Lake


Pastor George Shaver

Churches: Aberdeen, Bowdle


 Pastor Bill Edwards

Churches: Goodrich, Harvey, Manfred



Pastor Robert Forbes

Churches: Edgeley, Lehr, Kulm


Pastor Dragos Profir

ChurchSioux Falls



Pastor Brad Gienger

Church: Dakota Adventist Academy



Pastor Brad Traxler

Churches: Huron, Redfield, Watertown



Pastor Darrel Lindensmith

Church: Fargo

Pastor Darren Purdy

Churches: Rapid City, Hermosa



Pastor Odea Sigh

Church: Bismarck

Churches: Bottineau, Minot

Pastor Christian Ronalds

Church: Red River


 Pastor Terry Pflugrad

Churches:  Bowdon Country, New Home, McClusky


Pastor Nicholas Eaton

Church: Wahpeton

Pastor David Moench

Churches: Bowman, Bison, Grassy Butte


Pastor James Venegas

Churches: Jamestown, Cleveland



Pastor Peter Simpson

Churches: Watford City, Williston Fellowship



Pastor Casey Bartlett 

ChurchesHurley, Mitchell, Platte, Yankton


Pastor Richard Kurtz

Churches: Mobridge, Pierre, Tolstoy


 Pastor Marion Miller

Churches: Custer, Hot Springs, Payabya

Pastor Mike Temple

Church: Grand Forks

Church: Spearfish


Pastor Donovan Kack

Churches: Dickinson, Beulah


Pastor Rick Melendez

Church: Associate Youth Pastor for
Just Jesus. Public Campus Ministries


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