Questions and Answers with Rev. Jeff Richards
What’s one thing a visitor to LUMC needs to know?
This is a place where we joyfully serve one another, our community of Littleton, and beyond. This is not a place with a spirit of obligation but a spirit of willfully offering ourselves for the benefit of one another.
What’s your favorite local eatery and what’s your go to menu item?
La Guatemalteca Restaurante right across the street from the church; their tacos are fantastic!
What do you like most about working at LUMC?
The people here are completely devoted, from the staff to the congregation. We strive to learn how to better ourselves and the ministries we foster.
What’s your favorite song or piece of music?
“The Shape of Things to Come” by Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica Soundtrack)
What’s your elevator speech for your ministry?
I seek to embody the mission of Jesus Christ for living “life abundant:” to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable. Our calling as people of faith is to better ourselves and our world by speaking and working in truth but without personal judgment.
What’s your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
I am a huge fan of all sports teams in Denver, especially the Colorado Rapids, and I love great movies and TV, especially all things Star Wars.