Our Pastor

Rev. Richard Blount

Pastor Richard Blount is a husband, a father of four, and an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. He has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Alabama, and a Masters Divinity from Asbury Theological seminary. Pastor Richard took his first appointment in 2011, and has been serving churches in Stanly and Davidson Counties in North Carolina where God’s call on his life has been to strengthen the ministries of the churches where he has served and to leave them healthier and stronger than when he arrived. Pastor Richard and his family came to Weaverville UMC July 1st of 2022. Pastor Richard and his family have an orange tabby named Milo and a yellow English Labrador named Maggie. 5 Things about Pastor Richard • Loves God and spending time with his family. • Blows off steam by drawing and painting, and walking the family Labrador, Maggie • Enjoys Alabama football • Favorite movies: StarWars, The Blues Brothers, The Lord of the Rings, National Treasure, and Pirates of the Caribbean (the original three). • Favorite candy: Raisinets, Skittles and Reese’s cups.  

Email: rblount@weavervilleumc.org

Phone: (828) 645-6721