Rev. Dr. David and Jennifer Preus

Regional Director for Eurasia

Serving the Lord in Romania


The Rev. Dr. David and Jennifer Preus serve the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Eurasia, based in Romania. As regional director for Eurasia, David directs and supports the work to spread the Gospel, plant Lutheran churches and train church workers, and show mercy throughout the continent. He also directs and facilitates communication and the appropriation of resources for strengthening ministry and communion among missionaries, pastors and congregations of the region.

David was born in Fort Wayne, Ind. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minn. He received his Master of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, and his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Before taking a call to the mission field, David served as a pastor at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Billings, Mont. (2011–2015).

Jennifer was born in Lake Forest, Ill. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minn., as well. In addition, she received a master’s degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato. David and Jennifer have nine beautiful children — Hans, Rebekah, Rolf, Lena, Søren, Leif, Andreas, Lars and Sylvi — who are with them on the mission field.


Pray for the Preus family as they serve in Eurasia. Pray also for the church in Romania and the pastors across Eurasia. Ask God to give His wisdom to the LCMS missionary team in this region as they seek to share the Gospel with and minister to the local people. Ask God to guide them as they network and centralize mission efforts across the region. Pray that the hearts of people here in the United States would be moved to pray for and financially support the Preuses so they can be a part of this mission work. Give thanks to God that the Preus family is serving His children in this part of the world.

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Additional Information

  • Birthdays:
    • David - Feb. 4
    • Jennifer - July 22
    • Hans - Nov. 6
    • Rebekah - Sept. 30
    • Rolf - Dec. 17
    • Lena - Aug. 13
    • Søren  - July 1
    • Leif - March 7
    • Andreas - July 25
    • Lars - Feb. 14
  • Wedding Anniversary:  Sept. 27
  • Home District: Montana

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