Who We Are

Our Church Leadership Team

  • rev. ryan  & Dale young,

    senior Pastor

    Rev. Ryan Young is the Founding Pastor of Living Rock Church and has been serving as its Lead Pastor for 35 years. He is happily married to his wife of 38 years, Dale, and has 2 children and 2 grandsons. Pastor Ryan is actively involved in missions both at home in the US and abroad, in Bolivia and Ukraine. He has a burden for the local church as a primary witness of God to a hurting world. Pastor Ryan currently serves on the Juvenile Diversion Board of Clinton, and served on the Board of The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries for 12 years. His wife, Dale, has served alongside her husband in many of the ministries of the church, encouraging and strengthening others to live out their full potential in God. In their spare time they enjoy gardening, boating, and spending time with their family.

  • Elders,

    michael & sarah white

    Michael and Sarah have been married for 36 years and are blessed to have four children who have grown up to become their best friends. They came to LRC 28 years ago and immediately knew it was “home.” Mike and Sarah were involved in youth ministry for 21 years, with Mike serving as the youth pastor.  They currently serve as elders and love to work together to encourage the body of Christ and to share God's Word. Their heartfelt desire is to strengthen and support others in their journeys as disciples of Christ.

  • family ministry

    Nico & Morley van Yperen

  • Children's ministry

    Dale Young

  • student ministry team (Riptide)

    Frank & Stephanie Gagliardi

  • young adult team (X-Factor)

    Austin Reynolds, Emilee Alexander, & Isaac van Yperen

  • men's ministry team

    The men's ministry team is led by Nelson Vincenty. The men have a weekly BIble study, a monthly breakfast, and an occasional retreat.

  • Women of the rock MINISTRY TEAM 

    Our women's ministry is made up of a team of ladies who oversee various aspects of the ministry.
    Maria Bouffard, Peggy Bartosiak, Liz Marshall, and Sue Terribile. 

  • audio visual team

    Hunter Bowden is our AV Team Leader

  • dance ministry

    Elisa Schroth is the Artistic Director of our professional dance company, Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet, and the Ekklesia School of Ballet.

  • first impressions

    Bill Terribile

  • Prayer Team

    Barbara Lanoue & Pam Simmons

  • worship leaders

    Paul & Beth Munafo, Stephanie Davis

  • life groups

    Pastor Ryan is the small groups leader.

    For information on current groups, please visit our events page.