Our pastoral staff and directors head up and oversee the teaching at Riverpark. Their goal is to make disciple-making disciples who make disciple-making disciples.
559-435-0190 firstname.lastname@example.orgPastor George is a graduate of Biola University (Bachelor of Music—1975) and a graduate of Talbot Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity—1979). He came to Riverpark in September of 1989. Pastor George and his wife Linda were married in 1974 and have three married children, Danielle, Jaime, and Chad, and eleven grandchildren. Please note: Pastor George has a profound hearing loss. He is deaf in one ear and has very little hearing in the other. He uses unique hearing devices in order to carry on conversations, so please do not be surprised when he hands you a microphone when you talk to him.
559-435-0190 email@example.comEben has been a member of Riverpark for 18 years, where he has served with Sunday Schools and the Communion Ministry. Recently, he has been serving as an elder on the elder's board, and is now serving as the Executive Administrator of Riverpark Bible. Eben and his wife Darcy have been married for 42 years and they have two adult sons, Steven and Adam.
Worship & College Pastor
559-435-0190 firstname.lastname@example.orgPastor Mike is a graduate of The Master’s College (Bachelor of Arts—Music and Communications) and a graduate of UCLA (Master of Music—Vocal Performance) and previously served in full-time music ministry in Southern California. Mike joined the Riverpark staff in October, 2003. He and his wife Danielle were married in 1998 and have four children: Ethan, Ellie, Lucy, and Bryson.
Pastor of Student Ministries
559-435-0190 email@example.comPastor Joey is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University (Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, Minor in Mathematics, Single Subject Teaching Credential). He joined the Riverpark staff in May 2006. He oversees student ministries working directly with our High School students. He is currently furthering his biblical education through his studies with Western Seminary. Joey and his wife Sam were married in 2004 and have four children: Quinton, Grace, Maxwell, and Gavin.
Pastoral Intern for Junior High
559-435-0190 firstname.lastname@example.orgCameron is a graduate of California State University, Fresno (Bachelor of Arts in Communications—2014). He has been at Riverpark since 2004 and has served in multiple ministries, including Junior High, High School, and the Worship ministry. He joined the Riverpark staff in 2013 under Pastor Mike as a Worship and Communications Intern, and is currently the Pastoral Intern for Junior High. He and his wife Allie were married in 2014.
Pastor of Gospel Growth
Pastor Gary is a graduate of Sacramento State (Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and Religious Studies—1995) and The Master’s Seminary (Master of Divinity—2000). Gary has a wide breadth of pastoral experience, serving in local churches since 1998, as an intern, youth pastor, associate pastor, and senior pastor. He joined the Riverpark staff in 2013. Gary and his wife Tracy were married in 1999 and have three children: Phoebe, Apollos, and Manny.
Visitation and Outreach Pastor
559-435-0190Pastor George Hansen is a graduate of Westmont College (Bachelor Degree in Psychology—1948), Lewis and Clark College (Master of Education—1950) and Western Conservative Baptist Seminary (Master of Religious Education—1968). Pastor George and his wife Joyce were missionaries in Brazil for 24 years, and served as senior pastor in Oregon and California before joining the Riverpark staff in January 1992. He coordinates our community Outreach Ministry, the ministry of visitation to our ill and shut-in members, and helps visitors feel at home at Riverpark.
Director of Children's Ministries
559-435-0190 email@example.comKaren has 30 years of experience working in children's ministries including nursery, preschool, elementary, Awana, and numerous children's choirs. She oversees Riverpark's nursery through elementary departments. She and her husband Dwight were married in 1973 and have two grown daughters: Heather and Stacy.
Director of Women's Ministries
559-435-0190 firstname.lastname@example.orgTerri is a graduate of Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo and taught for 15 years at Heritage Christian Schools in Bakersfield. During that time, she also served as a Bible Study Fellowship discussion leader where her heart for Women's Ministries had its beginnings. She joined the staff of Riverpark in 2012. Terri and her husband Mike were married in 1969 and have two grown daughters: Tiffany and Ashly.