Meet Our Team

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Christian Williams

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Lead Pastor

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Pastor Christian is the Lead Pastor of Living River Church.  He and his wife, Carson, planted LRC in 2019. Pastor Christian is an ordained minister with over 5 years as a Lead Pastor. He has over 11 years of ministry experience including youth leadership, music director, and Lead Pastor. His wife Carson is the Nursery Director as well as a registered nurse at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. 

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Neil Townsend

Youth Pastor

Neil and Sarah Townsend serve as the Youth Ministry Pastors at Living River. Neil joined the team in 2020.With a passion to see teenagers grow in their relationship with God and truly grasp what it means to be a Christ-follower, he is excited to bring that passion to our team!

Kristina Fowler

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Associate Pastor 

Kristina severs as the Associate Pastor here at Living River!  She loves helping people find their purpose in Christ. She joined the team in 2019! She also sings on the praise team!

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Debra Spencer

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Administrative Assistant 

Stephanie provides support to pastoral staff and keeps our church running smoothly in all areas!

CFO/Secretary 

Debra oversees the finance department at LRC along with serving on the Board.  She develops budgets on behalf of the LRC team alongside our CPA for compliance to law, while providing accountability and guidance for future expansion projects.

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Theresa Edwards

Children's Church Director 

Theresa oversees Children's Church! She is new to the team joining in 2020! Your child will love her!

Tara Clemmons

Elementary Youth Director

Tara oversees students K-3rd in youth! She enjoys teaching and sharing the good news of Jesus with her students!