Pastor Richard Rudesill
Pastor Richard Rudesill is married to Elizabeth Openshaw Rudesill since 2004, a native of Clute, Texas, and has a beautiful daughter named Zoe, born in 2005.
Pastor Rudesill is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee and a graduate of Farragut High School. He also graduated from Hiwassee College with an Associate of Arts Degree. Pastor Rudesill went on to get a B.A. in Religion and Geography from Emory & Henry College and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary.
Pastor Rudesill has lived and worked in two national parks, served with the Boy Scouts of America, and is a volunteer firefighter with the Townsend Area Volunteer Fire Department. He began serving churches in 2002 and this is his fourth appointment in the United Methodist Church. His ministry experience also includes U.S. Army soldiers, prison inmates, radio ministry, after school programs, missions in Latvia, nursing homes, lay speaker training, and ecumenical ministries of all sorts.
Welcome to Tuckaleechee! Pastor Rudesill looks forward to serving you!