Pastor’s Bio


Richmond United Methodist Church welcomes Pastor Ed Van Arsdale.  Pastor Ed has been a youth Pastor of Grace UMC for over 20 years.  The last 5 years, he has gone though the United Methodist Local Pastor Licensing School.  He is married to Karen, his High School sweetheart, for 28 years.  They have 3 wonderful children who have left the nest.  Ed also enjoyed playing the guitar in their praise band for over 15 years.  Ed thanks God for being able to “grow a faithful community of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” in our area.