Rick is the lead pastor of Manna Fellowship Church. He previously served as Africa director for Manna Worldwide and as executive pastor of a thriving suburban church in the Kansas City area. Prior to serving in full-time ministry, Rick worked in law enforcement and in several business roles. He has been married to Glenda for three decades and is a proud parent and grandparent. He never ceases to be amazed at the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.
Bill is the care pastor at Manna Fellowship Church. He has served in this fellowship for over four decades in a variety of ministries. Bill and his wife Vivian are also in their fourth decade of marriage. They have four grown children and nine grandchildren. Bill and Vivian are honored and gratified to be a part of what God is doing and will do at Manna Fellowship. They believe that, when we serve Jesus, the best is always next.
Aaron has been serving as a worship leader since 2011 and joined Manna Fellowship in 2018 as the Worship Pastor. He grew up in a Christian home and was saved at a young age. Aaron’s passion is to see God’s people united in worship by singing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. He married Beth in 2011 and they have two very energetic children.
Brett is the Pastor of Students at Manna Fellowship Church. Before joining Manna, he and his wife served as a church planters in southern Madagascar with the International Mission Board. In 2016, he married Katelyn and they are expecting their first child later this year. Brett enjoys reading, playing/watching any and all sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Wendy is the executive assistant at Manna Fellowship Church. She put her faith in Christ as a child and soon aspired to work in ministry service. In 1978, she joined the staff of Blue Ridge Baptist Temple, which eventually evolved into a partnership with Manna Fellowship. In addition to her administrative duties, Wendy visits shut-ins and facilitates the church nursery. Wendy has been married to her husband, Gary, for over four decades and has two sons, one daughter-in-law and couldn't be prouder of her wonderful granddaughter.
Amber is the Children’s Ministry director at Manna Fellowship Church. Prior to joining the staff, she actively volunteered in the ministry. Amber previously worked as a software developer. Amber put her faith in Christ as a child and is passionate about reaching kids for Christ, equipping them to grow in their faith and having fun while doing so. Amber has been married to Bill for a decade and has four children.