Our Pastoral Team

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Pastor Kevin and Lynda Strite

Pastor Kevin Strite came to the Shenandoah Valley in 1986. For 8 years he was employed as a systems analyst with a local software firm. In 1994 he entered the ministry full time as a pastor and has continued in that role, now serving as the senior Pastor of River Oaks Church. He and his wife Lynda are the parents of four children. Pastor Kevin’s passions include worship, the Word of God, biblical families, and equipping people to live their lives with purpose as they enjoy a personal relationship with God as they discover and fulfill their God-given calling on this earth. 

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Elder Jim and Rita Eby

Jim and Rita Eby are long term residents of the Shenandoah Valley. Jim has the unique reality of having lived in one place fo 60+ years of his life, all the while having over 5 different addresses at the same house. Jim and Rita have three adult children and one amazing, grandchild! 

Jim and Rita are passionate about Prayer, God's Word, Worship, and genuine relationships developed through small groups.

Our Administrative Team

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Grace Guy
Executive Assistant

Danny and JoAnn Lambert

Jim Ranck

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Leanne Shenk
Worship Director (Intern)