Senior Pastor: Greg Spencer
After graduating with a B.A. from Northwestern, Greg earned  a Master's of Divinity and a Master of Arts in NT Studies from Trinity University.  Greg and his wife Cindy have served in churches in Hastings, NE, Crystal Lake, IL, Colorado Springs, CO, and Mesa, AZ.  They have a great love for baseball and the outdoors.  They also have a passion to see people come to know Christ and grow in their relationship with Him.
Youth: Matt Jenkins
Matt has been our youth pastor since 2015 and has been working in youth ministry for ten years.  He graduated from Cornerstone University with a degree in youth ministry and Bible.  He is also licensed with the EFCA.  He married Stacy in 2005 and together they have three boys: Caleb, Luke, and Noah.  Matt has a passion for sharing Jesus with others and teaching others to do likewise.  Matt enjoys date nights with his wife and having daddy-dates with his boys.  He also enjoys many hobbies, including running, fishing, and cheese making.
Communications Intern: Anna Bernin
Anna started working at River Ridge in October of 2018. She graduated from Bethel University in May with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Writing. She enjoys reading, writing, and baking. She loves to connect with others and encourage them through writing. 
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