The Northwest District elected David Mowry as its next superintendent. Mowry current serves as the lead pastor at Twin Falls, Idaho, Church of the Nazarene.
His new assignment will be made effective 11 May. Mowry replaces Randall Craker, who is retiring after serving as district superintendent for nearly 15 years.
Mowry graduated from Northwest Nazarene College (now University) with a Bachelor of Arts in religious education in 1991. Two years later, he began his ministry at Enumclaw Church of the Nazarene in 1993, where he served for three years.
In 1996, Mowry accepted a pastorate at Spokane First Church of the Nazarene. He served there for seven years before moving to Puyallup to pastor the church there for five years. In 2008, he began pastoring at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene.
Mowry and his wife, Melissa, currently live in Twin Falls, Idaho.