Elders

The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. – 1 Timothy 5:17

The congregation is currently lead by eight very capable elders. These men are shepherds of this congregation who’s primary interest is the souls of the membership.

Frank Wampol

Frank and Pam Wampol placed membership at Riverchase in 2002. They previously worshiped at the Center Point and Roebuck Parkway congregations in Alabama where Frank served as a deacon for 12 years. Frank was baptized into the Lord’s church in 1987. He regularly teaches Bible classes and has a passion for mission work having participated…

Dewayne Spivey

Dewayne Spivey is our pulpit minister. Dewayne began working with our congregation in the fall of 1999. He was born in Moulton, Alabama and graduated from Austin High School in Decatur. He started preaching as a teenager at the Memorial Drive congregation (now called Beltline) in Decatur. He attended Freed-Hardeman College and graduated from David…

Ron Steen

Ron Steen has served as an elder at Riverchase since 1991 after serving as a deacon for several years. He and his wife, Becky, began attending Riverchase in 1984. Prior to coming to Riverchase, Ron served as a deacon at two other congregations, and he regularly teaches Bible classes. He graduated from Auburn University in…

David Driskell

David Driskell and his wife Mary and their two children began attending Riverchase in 2009. David attended Harding university with a degree in computer information systems and also has an MBA from Samford university. David currently serves as an IT Director at AT&T. Their two children are both married. David enjoys woodworking and water sports.

Ron Jackson

Ron Jackson has served as an elder since 2000 after serving as a deacon for several years. Ron and his wife; Peggy, have been attending Riverchase since 1981. Ron is a graduate of Alabama Christian (currently known as Faulkner University) – A.A., Harding University – B_A., Abilene Christian University – M.A., and the University of…

Adam Creel

Adam Creel has served as a Deacon at Riverchase since 2005. During that time, his primary responsibility has been working with the small group ministry. He and his wife Alisa, along with their twin daughters, began attending Riverchase in 1998 when they first relocated to the Birmingham area from Montgomery. Adam graduated from Troy State…

Don Bowen

Don Bowen has served as an elder at Riverchase since 1991 after serving as deacon since 1980. He and his wife, Joyce, were part of the original group that came from the Central Church of Christ and started the Riverchase Church of Christ in November of 1979. Don graduated from David Lipscomb University in 1971…