OUR PASTORS & LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Jason & Shannon Tonn, Lead Pastors


Jason and Shannon Tonn have had over 23 years of full time ministry experience. They have ministered as youth pastors in Green Bay, Wisconsin and at Christian Life Center in Missoula.  Jason first felt God’s call to plant a church in East Missoula in 2002. God has faithfully opened doors to bring the Tonns to the place in their lives where in April 2008 River of Life launched its first service.

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Jason & ANgela Johnson, OUTREACH COORDINATORS

Jason and Angela are a vital part of our ROL team. Not only do they oversee outreach for our church, Angela is our Office Administrator and is also passionate about helping people find their place in ministry. Jason is a Board member for the church and much more. Their heart to win the lost is a major reason our Outreach programs continue to thrive.

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HUNTER & SIERRA TONN, YOUTH DIRECTOR

Hunter serves as River of Life’s youth director and with the help of his wife Sierra and an amazing youth staff they oversee a vibrant growing youth ministry (Frontline Youth). This is not just activities for teenagers, but a full-on Wednesday night worship gathering. Teenagers are encouraged to make relationships with each other, but most importantly with God.

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DAVID & JORDANN LISS, BREAKLINE DIRECTOR

Breakline is an amazing ministry geared toward our 10-12 year old students. Jordann serves as the director of this great ministry. She has designed this program from the ground up. Jordann works a full time job outside of her role at River in the field of social work, but still finds time to invest in River kids. David helps oversee Riverside Coffee Shop and is a vital part of River of Life’s worship team.

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FORREST & NIKI CONNELLY, KID RUSH DIRECTOR

Our kid’s ministry is a very important part of River of Life. Niki leads our Kid Rush program and is always excited to spend time with kids from our community. All weekend gatherings provide age appropriate teaching and worship times. Her husband Forrest works tirelessly to help River in almost all areas of Tech. He oversees everything from our Live Stream to sound and lighting.

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DAVID & MICHELLE FERREL, LIL’ SPLASHERS DIRECTOR

Michelle has worked in River Kidz program for almost 10 years. She doesn’t just babysit River toddlers (Lil’ Splashers) but teaches them an age appropriate lesson about Jesus’ love and who they are in Christ. David also serves in River Kidz as check in and security.