Rev. Todd R. Lattig is a pastor, a writer, an artist and a musician living in Northwestern, NJ with his wife, Bernadette, and their two daughters, Katherine and Lorien. He is an ordained Elder in the Greater NJ Conference of the United Methodist Church and currently serves as the senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Newton, NJ. He is also the co-coordinator of Skylands’ Young People Empowered, which is a ministry for the youth of the Skylands District, and is one of the clergy leadership for the Search for Christian Maturity annual retreat for youth and young adults. He also serves on the Commission on Archives and History of the Greater NJ Conference, and the Skylands District Superintendency Committee.
Todd is passionate about liturgy, worship, and community building. He has a profound interest in Christian history, as well as dynamic Christian education. As a theologian and a philosopher, Todd has a passion for sparking dialog on theological and philosophical issues within Christianity, in order to promote a deeper understanding of faith and Christian life in the modern world. As a dedicated vegan, he is also passionate about veganism and the link between faith and a healthy lifestyle. Todd has and continues to speak on the Christian faith and veganism both at health seminars, panels and festivals around the U.S.