Richard Pinelli is a retired pastor and former administrator of Ministerial Services, Leadership and Pastoral Development. He has served as an elder, pastor and administrator for 55 years and is a member of the Church of God, a Worldwide Association, board of directors.
After completing his degree in theology, he married his lovely wife, Mary. They have been married for more than 57 years, have two children and two grandchildren.
They moved to Canada to serve the churches there across the entire dominion of Canada where they served in various pastoral and administrative roles. They came back to the United States in 1984 and finished their last 30 years serving in the same capacity.
They now live on the U.S. West Coast serving the church up and down the region as a retired elder.