Mr. James Handrich
, Naples, Florida
and Rick bring great passion, experience and expertise that will be great blessings to our mission of seeding new ministries of health and hope in the name of the healing Christ."
enjoyed a lengthy career in Lutheran education before retiring in 2007.
After 17 years of teaching ministry at St. Matthew and Our Saviour Lutheran Schools in New York, New York, he spent 24 years at the Hong Kong International School, one of three international schools of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LCMS), as principal and later head of the school.
Jim brings extensive board experience from the Urban School Task Force of the Atlantic District of the LCMS, the National Board for Parish Education of the LCMS, Lutheran Community Services of New York, the Hong Kong International School Board of Managers and Administrative Council, and the Asian Lutheran Education Association.
He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Wheat Ridge Ministries' Center for Urban Education Ministries.
Jim holds degrees from Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois; Hunter College, New York, New York; and Columbia University, New York, New York.
lives in Naples, Florida, and attends Faith Lutheran Church