Who We Are

Here’s the deal, Riverside Church cares about one thing more than anything else, Jesus Christ. Located in Fredericksburg, VA, Riverside Church is a family of individuals that have found hope in Jesus and want as many people as possible to experience that same freedom! Thank you for visiting our page, where you can learn about our church, ministries, church events, outreach, and more. We are glad you are here.

Our Mission

We want people to come to Jesus, grow in Jesus, and bring others to Jesus

Our Values

  • Jesus – He changes everything!
  • Grace – We are a grace place. and believe everyone needs grace.
  • Love – We go first because you count.
  • Family – We do not do life alone – You Belong!
  • Growth – Growing people are changing people.
  • Outreach – Found people find people.

Meet the Team

Brian Harrell

Senior Pastor

Steve Weber

Youth Pastor

Kerian Gaston

Kids Ministry Director

Jennifer Leja

Worship Leader

Nate Longfellow


Ashley Blake

Assistant Administrator

Riverside’s leadership consists of our Senior Pastor Brian Harrell; Leadership Council (composed of lay leaders); and a Board of Trustees (who have oversight over church legal and financial matters).

Contact Us!

If you have any questions about who we are or what we believe, contact us below and our team will be in touch with you.

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