2022 CC Duane

Dr. Duane Otto

Assistant Pastor of Soul Care

Duane is from Gridley, Illinois. He earned his bachelor of science degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Illinois, Master in Divinity and Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, and more recently his Doctor of Ministry degree in Spiritual Formation with an emphasis in Abiding in Christ. While studying in St. Louis he met his wife, Julie. They married and moved to the South where they served two PCA churches for ten years. In 2007 they returned to Gridley to start Ithaka Fellowship, minister in the local church, and manage the family farm. Duane and Julie have been blessed with six children. For rest and solitude, they go where the sky touches the sea.