• joe bell

    Lead Pastor | jbell@rivercity.cc

    Pastor Joe has served as Lead Pastor at River City Community Church since July 2019. He and his wife Carolyn have three daughters: Emma, Abigail, and Hannah. Pastor Joe is a graduate of Southeastern University with a degree in Theology. Prior to coming to RC3, he served as a Lead Pastor in

    Michigan and Arkansas as well as youth and young adults ministries in Illinois for over 10 years. Joe and Carolyn have a passion for leading and discipling believers into a deeper walk with Christ. In his spare time, Pastor Joe enjoys reading, coffee, and spending time with his family.

  • Lauren Ashmead

    Associate Pastor - Student Ministry  |  pastorlauren@rivercity.cc

    Lauren Ashmead has been a follower of Christ since childhood and was called to youth ministry at the age of 17. She attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University in TX. She has served in AG churches in the areas of worship and youth ministry since 2001. She is married to her husband, Shane and has two sons, Bryson & Brayden. She has a passion to see students loving God and serving their community.