Wim van Klinken
Chief Information Officer, Assistant Director of Finance
(816) 833-1000 ext. 3070
Willem (Wim) F. van Klinken is Chief Information Officer for Community of Christ. He is secretary of the Quorum of High Priests and holds the priesthood office of high priest. Wim coordinates the International Leaders Council and directs the Community of Christ Business and Professional Leaders Network.
He was president of the Europe Mission Center; pastor of the Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Congregation; and associate regional administrator for the Europe Church. He has served on the World Church Leadership Council, World Ministries Coordinating Team, Theology Formation Team, World Conference Organization and Procedures team, the Investment Committee, and the Temple Strategy Team.
Born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Wim studied economics at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. He received a master of arts in religion from Community of Christ Seminary, Graceland University, Independence, Missouri.
He serves on the board of the United Nations Association–Greater Kansas City Chapter and supervises the United Nations Peace Plaza in Independence, Missouri.
Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.”
Community of Christ International Headquarters is located in Independence, Missouri.