RIVER STAFF

The staff here at the River is made up of men and women eager to help or pray with you as needed. Please feel free to call or stop by. 

(719) 26-RIVER


Office Hours:

Tuesday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays








  • Pastor - Jeb Brown

    Jeb is married to Gayla and they have six children. He has been attending the River for 18 yrs. and has served the role of pastor for 13 of those years.

    Interesting facts:  Originally from Brenham, TX, he enjoys sports, Trip Lee, steak on the south side of medium-rare and anything cowboy.

    Best part of my job:  Getting to watch God work in and through imperfect people to accomplish His perfect plan of redemption.

    Favorite Verse:  Just like every other preacher, his favorite verse is the one he's preaching right now.

  • Administrator - Gary Ashida

    Gary is married to Angela and they have two children.  

    Interesting facts:  He enjoys cooking shows and home repair.  He has been retired for 6 years and got ID'd buying beer recently... for his wife's "bread".

    Favorite Verse: This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Joshua 1:8

  • Office Manager - Julie Haynes

    Julie is married to Randy and they have 4 children. She has been at the River since its beginning and has served in her current position for 20 years.

    Interesting facts: She enjoys scrap booking and reading.

    Best part of my job:    I enjoy connecting and helping people in various ways and sharing the love of Jesus through daily situations.

    Favorite Verse: Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

  • Secretary - Karen Rumrill

    Karen is married to Glenn and they have 5 children.  Originally from upstate New York, she has been attending the River for 6 years and has worked in several different capacities there for the last 3 years. 

    Best part of my job: I enjoying serving God's church in whatever ways I am able. Favorite Verse: 2 Corinthians 1:9-10

  • Youth / Community Outreach Director - Riley Buford

    Riley and his wife Staci have 3 boys.  He has been at the River for 11 years and in his current position for 4 years.

    Interesting Facts: He enjoys hunting & fishing. Riley has been to 14 different countries!

    Best part of my job:   Getting to know and serve people.

    Favorite Verse: "Your attitude should be like that of Christ Jesus . . ." Phil 2:4

  • Big Blue Coordinators - Greg & Kelly Wise


    Greg & Kelly have 2 children. They have been at the River since it's inception 22 years ago.  They began directing at Big Blue in December of 2018.  

     

    Interesting Facts:  These high school sweethearts are home grown Crowley County natives.

    Best part of our job:  Seeing the body of Christ step up and work together for a common purpose

    Favorite Bible verses:  Romans 8:31b - "If GOD is for us, who can be against us?"