David Conrad is the pastor of the Wrightwood Community United
Methodist Church. He has been here since 2007. David grew up in
Orange County, living most of his life in Buena Park. While at a summer
camp at the age of 12, David received Jesus Christ as his savior. He
graduated from Savanna High School in 1971. Going to the beach and
playing sports was his favorite pastimes.
David entered the Air Force in 1974 and became a dental assistant.
While in the service, David came back to Christ. He left the service with
an Honorable Discharge to enter the ministry in 1977.
David earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cal State San Bernardino
in 1987. In 1990 he began attending Fuller Seminary where he received
a Master of Divinity Degree in 1994.
David was Ordained as a Deacon in the UMC in 1996 and then as an
Elder in the UMC in 2001
David served churches in Victorville (staff position), Brawley as their
pastor (1994-2002)" Inyokern and Trona as their pastor (2004-2001)
before coming to Wrightwood as pastor in 2007.
Dave is happily married to Susan. They were married in 1997 while in
Pastor Dave has a passion for sharing the 'Gospel of Jesus Christ with
those both inside the church and beyond the walls of the church. He
enjoys helping people grow deeper in the faith.
"It is the vision of the Wrightwood United Methodist Church to kindle and nurture relationships through Jesus Christ and embrace all God's word."
to teach and nurture Christ's followers
to prepare all God's Childern for their calling, their misison, their ministry and their walk with Christ
to worship,and share the Bible in celebration in word, in song, and in deeds
to encourage prayer
to embrace the Sacraments of Communion and Baptism
to minister to all within the church, the community and throughout God's kingdom
to actively support missionary work
to show compasssion to all
to do this with "Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors"