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Lead Pastor

Pastor Marc and Julie met at their alma mater, North Central University, and were married in 2004.  In the past, Pastor Marc has served in multiple ministry capacities, including kids pastor, youth pastor, associate pastor, and lead pastor.  In February of 2020, Pastor Marc and Julie accepted the call to come to River Valley Church.  Pastor Marc enjoys the outdoors, reading, and spending time with his family.  Julie is a registered nurse, but currently stays busy home-educating their four children. She enjoys serving in church ministries and has a particular passion for women’s ministry.  Pastor Marc aspires to be a Pentecostal leader with a strong commitment to helping others find real life in Christ through both Biblical and relatable teaching, authentic relationships, and purposeful ministry.



Next Gen Family Pastor

Pastor Josh joined the River Valley team in June of 2021. Pastor Josh oversees all next generation ministries. In the past, Pastor Josh has served in various ministry capacities, from youth ministry intern to serving as a discipleship leader in college. In late April 2021, Pastor Josh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Youth, Family, & Children's Ministries from North Central University. In the same month, Pastor Josh became a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God. In his free time, Pastor Josh is an avid sports fan and enjoys being with people. His go-to coffee order is an iced vanilla latte. Pastor Josh is passionate about seeing young people on fire for God and the plans that He has for their lives. He aspires to always be a Spirit-led Pentecostal leader.