The Rev. Carl Richter has been serving Webster UCC as Senior Pastor since 2010. He is a native of western NY – having grown up in the Village of Fredonia. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Education degree from SUNY at Fredonia School of Music, and was a public school music teacher and church musician prior to enrolling at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. He was admitted to the degree of Master of Divinity at Union in May of 1994, and was ordained in the United Church of Christ in October of that year. He also completed training in Clinical Pastoral Education at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT. Carl served churches in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Ohio before joining the staff at Webster UCC.
He and his wife, Marty, are the parents of two grown children, and grandparents of two wonderful red-headed grandsons! They enjoy golf, travel, and time at their cottage on Lake Erie.