Rick has been married to Mary Ann (Sculley) since 1986. They have two adult children, Matthew serving in the USN and Renee, a junior at Framingham State University.
Native hometown: Born in Providence, lived in West Warwick all of his life.
Occupation: Senior Quality Analyst (Certification), General Dynamics in N. Kingstown,
Involvement: Rick was a Deacon from 2011-2014 before becoming an Elder this year. He attends and also leads a Bible Study, is on the Visitation Ministry Team and was active in the Furniture Connection.
Education: Graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence with an A.S. Management and a B.S. in Marketing.
Past Religious Affiliations:Brought up Roman Catholic, came to Christ in 1975 through Agape Ministries, Orlando, Fl., while in the Navy. He was a founding Elder of Church of the Apostles Church (Evangelical Anglican) and a past member of Sts. Andrew & Philip’s Episcopal Church, serving there in multiple leadership roles and Sunday school teacher.
Spiritual Gifts: Mercy, Shepherding and Helps
Favorite free time activities: Spending time with family and working around the yard, hiking, campfires in his backyard and “Grandparent’s Day”.
Favorite character in the Bible: Peter – because like me, he got it wrong a lot of the time. Paul – because he was so instrumental in the early start of the church.