the Team

David kennard

lead Pastor

David began at Riverside in 1998. He is our lead pastor, overseeing all facets of ministry, operations, finances and direction of the church. He is the chairman of our board of deacons. He and his wife Amie live in Penn Hills.

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jay newland


Jay began pastoring in 2000. He has served local churches in the Midwest as youth pastor, executive pastor, and lead pastor. Beginning in 2020, Jay serves at Riverside as Campus Pastor. He and his wife Candace have been married for 21 years and have a son and a daughter. 

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Michael Evans


Mike began attending Riverside in 2007 and joined the RCC staff as our Connections and Young Adult pastor in 2016. In the fall of 2020, Mike began serving as the Pittsburgh Mills Campus Pastor and continues to oversee Contribute groups as well as the Table Young Adult Ministry. He lives in Penn Hills with his wife Lauren.

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Trey Sullivan

CREATIVE ARTS Pastor - Oakmont

Trey has led our worship and arts teams since he began at Riverside in 2014. He is one of our regular worship leaders and teaches our worship groups. He currently lives in Oakmont and enjoys being a part of our young adult gatherings. 

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Creative Arts Pastor - PITTSBURGH Mills

Joshua joined the Riverside staff as the Worship Pastor in 2020. He is one of our regular worship leaders and helps to oversee the direction of the creative arts ministry. He and his wife Olivia live in Verona. 

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Donnie Marsh

Student Ministry Pastor

Donnie has been with Riverside since 1996. He leads our Nexus Jr. & Sr. High School Ministries, alongside a dedicated group of volunteers. He is one of our regular communicators and lives in Oakmont with his wife Shelly and their two kids. 

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Josh Hull

Kids Ministry Director - Oakmont

Josh began leading Riverside Kids in 2016. He leads the ministry with the Pittsburgh Mills director, Kasie Sullivan, overseeing volunteers, writing curriculum, creating media and taking part in Riverside Kids events. He also volunteers for Nexus Student Ministry. Josh and his wife Hannah live in Pittsburgh.

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Kids Ministry Director - PITTSBURGH Mills

Kasie joined the RCC staff in 2021 as the Pittsburgh Mills campus Kids Director. She leads with Oakmont director, Josh Hull, overseeing volunteers, writing curriculum, creating media and taking part in Riverside Kids events. Kasie and her husband Bryce live in Plum.

Contact Kasie Sullivan


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