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LFR Staff Spotlight: Christy Richards

APRIL 25, 2017

If you have ever met Christy, you know she is an incredible mom with an even more incredible story. Christy was first introduced to Lighthouse through her son, Carter’s, leukemia diagnosis in 2008. Her family came on a retreat as a Retreat Family and later came back to serve as Family Partners. They have been serving on leadership as Common Ground leaders for the past few years and have a passion for walking alongside families who are going through what they went through just a few years ago. She is a new addition to the team, working with Julie as the Retreat Family Coordinator.

When did you start working at Lighthouse?

February 2017

Why did you want to start working at LFR?

I have volunteered for years with my family and have always wanted to work behind the scenes at Lighthouse!

What is your favorite part of a retreat?

The Night of Worship to me has always been a favorite, right in the middle of the week when you are tired and need some inspiration you gather with all these amazing FP’s and get to worship on the beach! Never fails to lift my spirits!

What are you most looking forward to at Lighthouse in 2017?

When I volunteer with my family, my husband and I do Common Ground so I am excited to try a new role on retreats!

What’s your favorite Lighthouse retreat meal?

Low County Boil!!!

Pick your favorite:


Ice Cream



Favorite Cartoon:

Looney Tunes….old school

When is the last time you laughed so hard you cried?

Every single time I’m with my sisters…..

What do you like to do outside of Lighthouse?

My favorite thing is the rare times my whole family has a night off and we can do dinner and spend a few hours with a movie or games..those times are precious.

Tell me about your family…

I’m married to my husband Eric and have 3 boys, Max (17), Carter (15), and Beau (13).



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