Meet Our Team

Staff

 

Alex Dieckmann | Lead Pastor

Alex is the lead pastor of Rock River Church and is responsible for teaching, vision, overseeing the staff, developing leaders, and caring for the church. He was previously a staff pastor at Vine Church in Carbondale, IL for four years and started Rock River with a team of people in 2018. Alex is married to Bethany who works as a radiation therapist.

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Non-Staff

 

Emily Kerrens | Bookkeeper

Emily is the volunteer bookkeeper/accountant. Her responsibilities include organizing the church finances, budgets, and bank accounts. Emily is married to Tylon and they have 2 kids. 

 

Whitney Finn | Kids Program Director

Whitney is the volunteer Kids Director and is responsible for coordinating and implementing a creative curriculum, developing friendly and well-trained volunteers, and organizing interactive classrooms for the kids of Rock River.

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Justin Hodge | Non-Staff Overseer

Justin is a non-staff overseer and serves on the board, which includes responsibilities for long-term vision and planning, decision-making, leading people, and staff accountability. When Justin isn't helping out with the church, he loves spending time with his wife. Ellen, and their 3 kids.

 

Pablo Cordero | Non-Staff Overseer

Pablo is a non-staff overseer and serves on the board, which includes responsibilities for long-term vision and planning, decision-making, leading people, and staff accountability. When Pablo isn't helping out with the church, he loves spending time with his wife, Courtney, and their 5 kids.