a relational community that builds friendships to share Jesus with our five mile radius and beyond

5546 Cincinnati Dayton Road, Liberty Township, OH 45044

River Team

Brad Mitchell

Brad joined The River staff as lead pastor in August of 2010. We are excited to have Brad as our lead pastor, because he has brought a great vision to The River for us to be “a relational community that builds friendships to share Jesus with our five mile radius and beyond”. Our church has…

Todd Porter

Todd joined the River Church team in August 2009 as the youth pastor then in June 2013 Todd transitioned into a new role as the connections pastor. Todd oversees our community groups, First Impressions Team, and most of the tech related things at The River. So if you see something on social media from The…

Zach Hibbard

Zach joined the River Church team in June 2013 after serving a 7 month internship with the Youth Ministry in 2012. We are excited to have Zach on board as Youth Pastor because of his passion for Jr. High and Sr. High students and active involvement in their lives. After serving in his local church…

Jim Mousie

Jim Mousie is our pastor to families. Jim has a long history of pastoring as a youth pastor and also as a lead pastor. He is also a hospice chaplain with Hospice of Southwest Ohio. However, is most coveted title is papa to his grandchildren.

Tami Richardson

Kid’s Ministry Director, Tami Richardson, doesn’t sit down much on a Sunday morning. In addition to keeping the Riverbank Kids programs running smoothly and organizing a steady stream of volunteers, Tami and her husband, Greg, have two children of their own to corral. “My love for Jesus Christ motivates my ministry,” she said. “My passion…

Kim Porter

Kim has been surrounded by music her entire life. From an early age, she would be known to belt out her favorite worship songs in the middle of McDonald’s. She led worship in church settings as a young teenager through her adult years and continues to feel incredibly blessed to do it now as a…

Christy Bucher

Christy has been cleaning The River Church’s building for a long time. We are so grateful for her desire to keep our facilities clean for our guests. She also serves on the mission team and also as a volunteer with our student ministry. When she isn’t busy doing some of those things she is caring…


We have a great group of men who serve as the elders at The River. You can email them any questions you have at: elders@HitTheRiver.com