David R. Brock

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David R. Brock
Presiding Patriarchs/Evangelist
March 27, 2007 (2007-03-27)
Called by Stephen M. Veazey
Predecessor Richard E. Kohlman
Council of Twelve Apostles
April 5, 1992 (1992-04-05) – March 27, 2007 (2007-03-27)
Called by Wallace B. Smith
Predecessor William T. Higdon
Successor Carlos Enrique Mejia
Personal details
Born Kansas City, Kansas
Alma mater Graceland University
University of Oregon

David R. Brock is an American leader in the Community of Christ. Brock has been the President of Seventy, a member of the church's Council of Twelve Apostles and the church's Presiding Evangelist.

Brock was born in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Meridian High School in Idaho, attended Graceland University in Iowa, received a Bachelor of Science from the School of Community Service and Public Affairs at the University of Oregon, and a Master of Arts in religion from Park University.[citation needed] Brock has done further studies at the Instituto de Filología Hispánica, Saltillo, Mexico; the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi, Kenya; Berlitz Language School, St. Louis, Missouri; Saint Paul School of Theology and the Nazarene Theological Seminary, both in Kansas City, Missouri; and the Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina.[citation needed]

A full-time minister since 1978, he was ordained as a president of seventy.[1]

On April 5, 1992, Brock was selected by Prophet-President Wallace B. Smith to become an apostle of the church and a member of the Council of Twelve Apostles.[2] Previous assignments included the Pacific Field, the Southwest Field, the North Central Field, administrator and stewardship commissioner of the Africa Region, assistant to the Council of Twelve, and Southwest Region staff member.[1] On March 27, 2007, Brock was ordained as the Presiding Evangelist by Prophet-President Stephen M. Veazey.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "David R. Brock". Official Web site of The Community of Christ. Retrieved 11 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Doctrine and Covenants 158:6.
Community of Christ titles
Preceded by
Richard E. Kohlman
Presiding Patriarchs/Evangelist
27 March 2007 – present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
William T. Higdon
Council of Twelve Apostles
5 April 1992 – 27 March 2007
Succeeded by
Carlos Enrique Mejia