Richard and his wife, Jan, at Baker Heights since September 1979. They were married in 1974 and have three children: a son, Matthew, and his wife, Marty, live in Temple; a daughter, Amber Kimmel, lives in Abilene; and another son, Luke and his wife, Carrie, who also live in Abilene. (Luke serves as Youth and Family Minister at Baker Heights.) They have seven grandchildren. Richard attended North Texas State University, graduated from Ottawa University, from Abilene Christian University and from Hendrick Medical Center School for Radiography where he currently serves as the program director for Hendrick Medical Center School of Radiography. Jan and Richard together teach the Bible class for 4-year-old and Richard regularly teaches an adult Bible class. Richard plays trumpet in the Abilene Community Band.
Primary areas of oversight:
Family Game Night, Fellowship Meals, and Information Technology
What Do You Like Most About Baker Heights?
“I like Baker Heights because of its diversity. It is a place where anyone that wants to can find a way to serve God. It is a congregation of loving people that rises to meet the needs of others. It is a place where the Word of God is held in awe and Jesus reigns supreme.”