Richard has served in various ministries in the Church: teaching in Sunday Schools, preaching in worship services, directing the Ministry of Praise, Minister of Liturgy. He was the director of the Youth of the Church, member of the session of the Church for three years. Richard was one of the instructors responsible for the development of a Bible study program in the prison in Estelí (Crossroad Bible Institute). In 2013, Saving Grace Presbyterian Church began in the southeast of Estelí.
Richard Fuentes is a member of the Board of Tony Flauto Christian Academy, which is a Christian non-profit organization. He works two days a week with the children of the Academy giving personalized attention to the children with learning or behavioral problems. He also develops a music program and group therapy through playful techniques with the children; He teaches about family issues and provides family counseling.
Richard Fuentes is a full-time pastor of Saving Grace Presbyterian Church which began on February 7, 2013; He is also vice president of the new denomination Presbyterian Church of Nicaragua, which Saving Grace Presbyterian Church is part of. We have the vision to plant Presbyterian churches in different cities of Nicaragua.
In the last two years he has attended three conferences missions: one in Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham and two in the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Palm Beach Florida.
We have received some mission teams in our church who have come to support us on Evangelism and construction of the temple of the Church.
His wife Sandra is Director of Children's ministry of the Church and active leader in the ministry of Women where the word of God teaches women of the Church and teacher assistant at the preschool Tony Flauto.
Currently Richard Fuentes is studying Theological Third Millennium program which is supported by the Birmingham Theological Seminary in Birmingham -Alabama and he has received training in evangelism and discipleship by Rev. Allen Baker.