The Reverend Dave Pettengill earned his undergrad degree in Youth Ministry/Biblical Studies from Ohio Christian University in Circleville, Ohio. He graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio in December 2015. He has 18+ years of paid ministry experience ranging from youth ministry, associate roles, and as a senior pastor.
Pastor Dave has been married for 10 years to his wife Lindsey. They have two biological children: Aurora is 8 years old, and Soren is 4 years old. He also has an adult son named Roma who was adopted from the Ukraine when he was 11 years old.