Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Brian Atwell

Brian Atwell

Pastor

Brian serves as pastor of the church. He and his wife Mary have two children and have served in various capacities. Brian has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lincoln Christian University focused in ministry studies and Most recently worked as a carpenter and full time dad. He is an avid guitar player and shares his enthusiasm for leading others to Christ with the entire congregation. Brian works diligently to reach the teachings of Romans 12:1-2 and inspires us all through his preaching and living.

cell: 217-414-3877
work: 217-629-9443
Email: [email protected]

Nick Sutton

Nick Sutton

Associate Pastor

Nick and his wife Erica are raising four children as Nick continues his studies at Lincoln Christian University in the ministry. Nick serves as associate pastor and finds fulfillment in helping others. He also finds peace in artistic painting, fishing, and finding treasures at public auctions. As a skilled preacher of the word, he brings inspiring messages to worship on a regular periodic basis. His ministry focus here at Riverton is of an evangelistic nature. His goal is to lead all to a closer relationship with Jesus inspired by biblical truths found in 1 Peter 1:8.

cell: 217-503-3038
work: 217-629-9443
Email: [email protected]

Neil Ferris

Neil Ferris

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor

Neil is finishing his college degree online from Liberty University in Worship Studies. Neil currently lives with his family and has five younger siblings, two of which are adopted from China, and parents who have been involved in ministry for 20+ years. Neil loves sports and played basketball in High School and one year of college. He now coaches at Calvary Academy as an assistant and is the head coach of the Illinois Bucks 7th grade travel team. Neil’s passion is to lead people into the presence of God through musical worship. Neil sees beauty in all works dedicated to his Lord and inspired by Jesus words found in Luke 19:40, “I tell you, if these were silent, the very stones would cry out.”

cell: 812-449-5014
work: 217-629-9443
Email: [email protected]

Erik Hanson

Erik Hanson

Elder

Erik Hanson currently serves as Chairman of the Elders at Riverton Christian Church. He began attending RCC in 1993. Married in the church, his wife Lori and Erik now have two children, Jack 19 and Emma 13. Erik is active in Sunday morning worship, youth activities, and serves with the finance team. He holds an M.A. in Human Development Counseling from the U of I Springfield. He currently works as an administrator for the Illinois State Division of Rehabilitation Services. In addition to his busy leadership role he enjoys road trips, tinkering in the garage, and reading. Erik finds rest in the Lord’s encouragement from 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

cell: 217-891-2004
Email: [email protected]

Mike Klebe

Mike Klebe

Elder

Mike is a lifelong believer and currently serves a key role as elder and follower of Christ Jesus. He and Julie, his wife of 38 years, have two married daughters. His B.S and M.S. are from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology in Butte, MT. Mike served eight years on the local school board while working 28 years with IEMA/IDNS. He is currently self-employed as a radioactive waste consultant across the country. Mike is a proven leader with a passion for guiding people to their highest level of personal accomplishment.

cell: 217-622-8807
Email: [email protected]

Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller

Elder

Rob and his wife Angela share love with their beautiful daughter Faith. Growing up in a family with five siblings taught Rob how to share, play baseball and basketball, and enjoy the great outdoors. After high school in Ironton, MO, Rob went on to Southeast Missouri State University to earn a BSBA in Business Management with a minor in Industrial Technology. Rob demonstrates his passion for his Jesus by teaching adult bible school at RCC and co-teaching a junior high class at Bible Study Fellowship. As an elder he is determined to help others rekindle their fire for God’s love as is found in His precious word. Throughout life Rob has found comfort in Proverbs 3: 5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.”

cell: (217) 415-3125
Email: [email protected]

Cindy Moore

Cindy Moore

Office Manager

Cindy has been the office manager at RCC since 2001. Prior to that time, she served as secretary to Riverton Christian Academy, the school ministry of RCC. She has a background in the music industry. Cindy is married to Mike and together they have three children: Dalton, Austin, and Mackenzie.

cell: 217-899-9760
work: 271-629-9443
Email: [email protected]

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