Campus Ministry Director
Dick Beswick has served as director of UCF since founding it in 1978. He received a bachelors with honors in religious studies from the University of Oregon and holds a M.Div. from Yale University. Dick currently teaches World Religions for New Hope Christian College, and has also taught apologetics and world religions at Northwest Christian University. Richard has published articles and essays on religion and public education and has written a training manual for apologetics and evangelism for summer mission programs. He helped found the Mars Hill Forum in Eugene and has directed the campus ministry since its inception in 1978. In his spare time, he is an avid fly fisherman.
Emily joined the UCF staff in 2014 after a year-long internship with Dick. After coming to Eugene to pursue a Master of Music degree from the University of Oregon, she realized God was calling her to serve in campus ministry. Emily also serves as the Administrative Assistant at Garden Way Church, and is an avid lover of early music.