RLeatherberryRich Leatherberry
Rich is Associate Pastor for Missions at First Presbyterian  Church of Bellevue where he has served since 1999. 

Rich received his MDIV from Fuller Seminary and was ordained  in 1988.  He served as Associate Pastor  at North Creek Presbyterian Church before coming to First Presbyterian Church  of Bellevue as their first full time mission pastor.  One of Rich's main interests has been to  develop local and global partnerships and equip indigenous leadership for  community transformation.  He has  traveled extensively, teaching seminars and workshops, encouraging and  discipling missionaries and enhancing mission relationships.   Rich helped found Jubilee REACH Center in  southeast Bellevue and has been an advocate for finding ways for the Church to  serve in partnership with local businesses and schools. 

Rich has been married to  his wife, Kristen, since 1985.  They have  three children, Lauren, Chelsea and Jake.