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Jack Holt: Senior Pastor / Joyce Holt: Women’s Ministries Director

Pastor Jack and Joyce started River of Life in October, 1982 in the auditorium of Jefferson High School in Federal Way, WA.  From there the meetings grew until the first church building was purchased on 216th street on the east hill of Kent. In 2002 we opened our doors to our current building — an amazing facility which provides state of the art equipment for our services, special events, meetings and classes.

Pastor Jack is the Senior Pastor at River of Life and preaches the word during most weekly services. Teaching the Word of God is his passion.  Pastor and Joyce love spending quality time together, their kids and grandkids, as well as ministering as a couple. Pastor Jack’s main hobby is maintaining his saltwater fish tank.

Joyce Holt is the director of our FLOURISH Women’s Ministries. Joyce is a key leader at River of Life Fellowship, who loves people and has a heart to reach the hurting and the lost.

Pastor Jack is a graduate of Rhema Bible Institute. Follow Joyce on [social icon=”facebook” url=”http://www.facebook.com/joyce.holt.37″] [social icon=”twitter” url=”http://twitter.com/joycelholt”]

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[one_third][member name=”BILL BOCHSLER” role=”Executive Pastor” url=”” img=”http://theriver.church/images/pastorbill.jpg” twitter=”http://twitter.com/riveroflifekent/” facebook=”http://facebook.com/riveroflifekent” mail=”billb@theriver.church”]Pastor Bill has been with the church since its earliest years. He is dedicated to teaching and discipling people in The Word, having founded our Real Life Discipleship classes.[/member][/one_third][one_third][member name=”SHAUN MUNDS” role=”Youth Pastor” url=”http://example.com” img=”http://theriver.church/images/shaunmunds.jpg” twitter=”https://twitter.com/UNITED_HS” facebook=”http://facebook.com/riveroflifekent” mail=”shaunm@theriver.church”]Dedicated to helping young people discover and grow in God, Shaun is our Youth Pastor. He has served at River of Life for many years, now teaching and training in United Youth.[/member][/one_third][one_third_last][member name=”JENNIFER BRAHAM” role=”Children’s Ministries Pastor” url=” ” img=”http://theriver.church/images/jenniferbraham.jpg” twitter=”http://twitter.com/jennbraham/” facebook=”http://facebook.com/jennifer.carrbraham/” linkedin=”http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jennifer-braham/6/7b0/b65/” mail=”jenniferb@theriver.church”]Pastor Jennifer loves children! She is a bright and cheerful servant of God, always looking for ways to bring kids closer to God and to teach in a fun and inventive way. [/member][/one_third_last]

[one_third][member name=”TOMMY NIBLACK” role=”Ministering Arts Pastor” url=” ” img=”http://theriver.church/images/tommyniblack.jpg” twitter=”http://twitter.com/riveroflifekent/” facebook=”http://facebook.com/riveroflifekent” mail=”tommyn@theriver.church”]Tommy’s worship style is heartfelt and intimate. He is a talented guitarist and vocalist, leading our worship team and serving our congregation in music and other ministering arts.[/member][/one_third][one_third][member name=”DANA GREEN” role=”Technical Arts Director” url=” ” img=”http://theriver.church/images/danagreen.jpg” twitter=”http://twitter.com/riveroflifekent/” facebook=”http://facebook.com/riveroflifekent/” mail=”danag@theriver.church”]Dana Green is talented, knowledgeable and innovative, keeping our services aesthetically pleasing in sound, lighting and video. Dana is also our tech team leader.[/member][/one_third][one_third_last][member name=”MEGAN MUNDS” role=”Communications Director” url=” ” img=”http://theriver.church/images/meganmunds.jpg” twitter=”http://twitter.com/meganmunds” facebook=”http://facebook.com/meganmunds/” linkedin=”http://www.linkedin.com/in/meganmunds” mail=”meganm@theriver.church”]Megan’s work includes all facets of in-house and outside advertising for services, events and ministries. She is also the manager of our church Welcome Center.[/member] [/one_third_last]

Our staff loves to communicate with our church family as much as possible,  but direct correspondence is not always possible. The social media links on this page are for you to join on Facebook, follow on Twitter and enjoy posts and pics.

If you would like to inquire about volunteer opportunities, please do not email staff directly, but please visit our VOLUNTEER SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES page.[/responsive]