Reverend Rich discovered the Unity Movement over 25 years ago in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where he attended the local church that was lead at the time by Reverend Marilyn Muehlbach. He found himself feeling very “at home” in Unity and quickly became a Truth student. He found himself teaching prosperity classes and became a member of the Board of Directors. During his time as treasurer on the Board, the church initiated a building fund campaign and built a new building on property owned by the Church.
After completing the unity Personal Development Program, he became a Chaplain at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City and then attended Unity School of Religious Studies, graduated, and was ordained in 2004. After ordination, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona and pioneered a ministry in Central Phoenix. In 2008, he moved to Seattle and became the Associate Minister of Adult Education at Seattle Unity. Rev. Rich has served on various ministry teams, taught multiple classes and is preparing to teach a class on Grief and Bereavement for the Unity Worldwide Spiritual Institute. He has been a Registered Nurse for 44 years and has been involved in hospices nationwide for the last 25 years.