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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Caleb Darling | Worship Leader

Caleb is the main worship leader and is responsible for leading the church in worship and leading the band musically. He also helps keep track of the administrative tasks that need to be done throughout the week at Rock River.

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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.