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 and they have one daughter.
Tylon leads the Tuesday Discipleship Community and a Thursday small group. He assists with teaching on Sunday and other events. Tylon is married to Emily and they have two children.
Josh helps with many of the office & administrative tasks that need done during the week. He also helps coordinate volunteers for Rock River, and student outreach events. Josh also leads a Thursday small group.
Rylee is the volunteer bookkeeper/accountant. Her responsibilities include organizing the church finances, budgets, and bank accounts.
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.
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 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.