Richard Leach

LEACH, Richard. b. Bangor, Maine, 7 August 1953. Richard Leach graduated from Bowdoin College (BA, Religion, 1974) in Brunswick, Maine, and Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv, 1978). Leach was a pastor for United Church of Christ congregations from 1978-1999 and is now a layperson in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. He has worked in various capacities: as a business manager for a software company, as a poet, and as a visual artist specializing in paper collage. He currently resides with his wife, Beverly, in Stamford, Connecticut. Leach was inspired to write new hymns as a student in Jeffery Rowthorn*’s worship course at Yale Divinity School in 1987. He began writing...

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