• Joshua George

    Church planter/pastor

    Originally from Preston, Pastor Josh is a former missionary pilot with Missionary Flights International and the former associate pastor of HighPointe Church in Thompson, CT. He is the planting pastor of Quinebaug River Church.


    And yes, he got mugged by a butterfly while wearing a River Church shirt.


  • worship team

    vince yanovitch

    Vince Yanovitch runs the rehearsals, picks the songs and coordinates the River Church Worship Team.


  • River Kids

    Jen Thompson

    Jen Thompson is our River Kids team leader and has oversight of an amazing team of volunteers who provide programming each week for children from birth through 5th grade.


  • river youth

    bryan & madi smith

    Bryan and Madi Smith coordinate youth activities and small groups for middle and high school aged students.


  • First impressions

    kevin thompson

    Kevin Thompson runs the team that helps make River Church a great place to visit and belong.


  • hospitality

    Autumn gardner

    Autumn Gardner is our Hospitality team leader and coordinates the coffee and snacks each week.


  • sight & sound

    Jared sanderson

    Jared Sanderson is our Audio Visual team leader, he coordinates the sight and sound of River Church.


    He is not a mountain gorilla. But he can play the bagpipes.


  • facility

    jeff gardner

    Jeff Gardner is our Facility team leader and coordinates the set up and tear down that happens each week.