The River is an interdenominational, intercultural, full-gospel church with a passion to see God transform people’s lives through an intimate, personal relationship with the living Savior, Jesus Christ.
Our desire is to introduce everyone to God’s real love, as expressed through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the new life He’s called us to in Him.
We help every Christ follower identify their God-given spiritual gifts, then empower and encourage them to serve and make Christ-followers of others.


“He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart shall flow rivers of living water.”
John 7:38
“There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God.”
Psalm 46:4
Receive: God’s love by beginning a relationship with Him.
Equip: Learn what the Bible says about God’s love.
Apply: Allow God’s love to penetrate every area of life.
Live: Become a living expression of God’s love to others.
LOVE: God’s love changes everything!

River Basics

Learn more about what we believe at our River Basics class! River Basics is held once a quarter, immediately after service.
Lead Pastor/ARK Exec. Director – Howard & Melanie Malone
Executive Pastor – Christina Gordon
Administrative Assistant – Claudia Michelle