Christ United Methodist Church
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Our Pastor

Pastor Tom Richards comes to Christ Church after serving at Star City United Methodist Church in Star City, Indiana. Prior to that appointment, he was a pastor in several Indiana locations including Culver, and Richland Center. Prior to that he had appointments in Danville and Lawrenceville, Illinois.
Pastor Tom is a native of Wabash, and a 1964 graduate of Wabash High School. He attended Middle Tennessee State University on a basketball scholarship and later returned to Wabash where he was appointed to the Wabash Police Department. He was the first crime stoppers coordinator as well as Detective Sergeant, and served as the deputy coroner
for some time.
In 2008, he completed his degree in Christian Ministries and began his life as a pastor. He returns to Wabash with his wife, Jeani and his granddaughter, Makiah. He and his wife have 10 grandchildren, and are happy to return to and serve the Wabash community.