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Kenneth Karl Pries, American Minister. Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ. Broadhurst scholar, 1976.


Pries, Kenneth Karl was born on March 19, 1946 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Karl Henry and Gertrude (Salter) Pries.


Bachelor of Science, Cincinnati Bible College, 1968. Master of Divinity, Phillips University, 1976. Postgraduate, Cincinnati Christian Seminary.


Minister 1st Christian Church, Stanberry, Missouri, 1977-1979. Interim minister Mendon-Bosworth (Missouri) Christian Parish, 1979-1980. Minister 1st Christian Church, Colusa, California, 1980-1985.

Associate minister Eastside Church of Christ, Turlock, 1985-1986. Minister Union Congressional United Church of Christ, Gregory, South Dakota, 1989-1996, Waukomis Christian Church, Waukomis, Oklahoma, 1996-1997, 1st Church of Christ, Waukomis, 1996-1997, 1st Christian Church, Albion, Illinois, since 1998. Secretary Ministerial Alliance, Oklahoma and California, 1976-1977, 81-85, president, Stanberry, Missouri, 1977-1979.

Camp coordinator Heavenly Hills Christian Camp, 1981-1986. Board directors Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Northern California-Nevada, 1983-1986.


  • Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ.


Vice president Association for Retarded Citizens, Stanberry, Missouri, 1978-1979. Member Friends of Library., Colusa, California. Board directors American Red Cross, Yuba City, California, 1981-1985, Modesto, California, 1985-1987.

Member Professional Association Clergy, Young Americans for Freedom, Sertoma Club, Commercial Club, Kiwanis (president Modesto club 1985-1987), Rotary (board directors Gregory club since 1990).


Karl Henry Pries

Gertrude (Salter) Pries