Living Faith Lutheran Church
Sunday, March 24, 2019
God's Work. Our Hands.
Living Faith Staff
Annette Morgan

Parish Administrator

 Annette Morgan has served as our Parish Administrator since January 2013. She has lived in the Gaithersburg area since 1960, though back then she was known as Annette Bleadingheiser. She graduated from the University of Maryland – College Park with a BS in Information Systems. Annette worked for more than 20 years as a government contractor on various contracts throughout the Washington-Baltimore area.

After marrying Rod Morgan in 1989, Annette transitioned to more administrative work. Some of her work has included the American Astronomical Society; Assistant Registrar at Georgetown University School of Medicine; and Field Staff and Warehouse Manager for a Department of Education contract at Westat, a Rockville-based statistical firm.

 Annette has been a disciple at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Rockville since 1989 and became the congregation’s Office Manager and Treasurer in 2005.   She is happy to be able to share her many talents with the staff and members of Living Faith Lutheran Church.


Deborah Richardson

Director of Music

Deborah Richardson joined the staff as music director in January 2015.  She is a graduate of Duquesne University School of Music and has served in churches in the Baltimore Washington area as both paid soloist and music director.  She is also the office manager in a geriatric psychiatric office.  She enjoys writing music and plays.  Her husband, Rees is a professional trumpet player and has also served as a church music director.  They have two adult sons.



Ruei-Hwa Shyu


Ruei-Hwa Shyu has served as Living Faith Lutheran’s organist since August 2012. A native of Taiwan, she holds a BA degree from Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan; has studied at the Royal College of Music, London; and earned a Master of Music degree from Boston University.

Ruei-Hwa plays piano and organ and has a great passion for music. It is her great joy to provide quality music that excites the congregation in worship. She also teaches piano at the Harmonia School of Music & Art in Vienna, Virginia.

In her spare time, she loves to play a game of tennis. Ruei-Hwa and her husband Jeng-Tyng have two adult sons and a lovely daughter-in-law.


Gregory Jones