Pastor Bob Rieth

Pastor Bob Rieth - Media Fellowship InternationalPastor Bob Rieth

  • Founder and President of Media Fellowship International, a specialized Christian ministry to professionals in the entertainment and media industry.
  • Has had years of pastoral experience working with and encouraging leaders in media, entertainment and sports.
  • Works with selected top level world leaders in an advisory and pastoral capacity.
  • Is called on as a facilitator for conflict resolution, ethical questions, damage control and negotiation during crisis situations.
  • Is on the Board of Directors for KEEN TV, Christian Media Associates International, Inc.
  • Is on the Board of Reference for the Christian Film and Television Commission.
  • Former President of the Board of Directors for the Warwick Leadership Foundation in the United Kingdom, with The Lord John Taylor of Warwick.
  • Is an ordained clergyman in the Lutheran Church with over 40 years experience as a pastor in various ministry positions.
  • Publishes a weekly column on the internet, Pastor Bob’s Two Minute Devotions
  • Is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management.
  • Is called on for advisement in a broad capacity:
    An international company in Nashville Real Estate Business
    Publishing counsel for various authors Film Companies


  • President and Founder of Media Fellowship International, 1987 – present
  • Executive Director of Fellowship of Christians in Arts, Media, and Entertainment, 1980-1986
  • Chaplain to the Seattle Supersonics, 1977-1987
  • Chaplain to the Seattle Mariners, off-season, 1977-1981
  • Speaker/host of a radio program in Seattle, 1968-1970
  • Professor in Faith Lutheran Seminary, 1972-1975
  • Pastor of a Lutheran church in Kirkland, WA, 1967-1980


  • Graduate work toward Doctorate in Administration.
  • Master of Arts in English Bible – Seattle Pacific, Seattle, WA
  • Bachelor of Theology, Free Lutheran Seminary, Minneapolis, MN
  • Bachelor of Science, ValleyCityState, Valley City, ND


Married to Marion Rieth since 1961. Bob & Marion have two children and four grandchildren and reside in the greater Seattle area.

PO Box 82685
Kenmore, WA 98028

Phone: 206-617-7574
Fax: 425-488-8531

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