Richard Wendel is the Senior Pastor of Sunningdale Community Church. Having graduated from Briercrest Seminary with an MA Theological Studies, he then began ministry at Sunningdale June 1, 2019 as interim pastor. As of April 8th, 2020 Richard was credentialed as an AGC pastor and inducted into the role of Senior Pastor, moving from interim to permanent status.

Richard has a wife, Britney Anne, and two children, Richard John and Judah James.