Interim Lead Pastor – Bob Weeks, NAMB

Bob is a Church Planting Catalyst with the North American Mission Board for Indiana. He graciously came on as Interim Lead Pastor in the fall of 2017 as we began our Pastoral Search process and has been a valuable and instrumental part of the team.


Associate Pastor of Worship – Zach Blackwell

Zach was called to River’s Edge in 2010. He was raised in the Mitchell area and after graduating from Mitchell High School went on to study and graduate from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in Worship and Christian Ministries. He has served in various ministry capacities and brings a unique perspective to the staff of REFC. Zach has a real passion for worship and for helping others experience the joy of lifting up the name of Christ. In April of 2011 Zach married Niki Haddix in Ohio. Niki is also an Indiana Wesleyan graduate and works with her husband in all aspects of the ministry. She has been a worship minister at a church in Ohio and was raised in a Pastor’s home. Niki has an awesome voice and is a very talented musician. We are fortunate to have Niki as a part of our team here at River’s Edge.


Student Minister – Jayr Robinson

Jayr and his family have been long-time members of REFC. In April of 2017 he and his wife, Mandy Robinson were called into Student Ministry. He and Mandy were married in June of 2002 and have served in several of REFC’s ministries over the years, from KidZone, to Guest Services and even in Sound/Media. Their four boys, Elijah, Chandler, Brayden and Ian complete their family of 6. Both Jayr and Mandy have a passion for ministering to our next  and future generations of believers.


KidZone Coordinator – Emily Cuba

Emily and her husband Larry have been attending and active at REFC since 2010, right after they got married. They have since added 2 adventurous boys to their family. Emily has been involved in many different types of children & youth ministries both at REFC and elsewhere. She is a graduate of Grace College, with a degree in counseling & youth ministry. She took the position of Kidzone Coordinator in April 2017. Larry has taught all ages from nursery to adult during their time at River’s Edge! He is actively involved in the Kidzone ministry now, being Emily’s right hand man to all random things needed! Both Emily and Larry desire to serve the families of REFC and that all the children would come to know Christ as their Savior.

Rivers Edge Fellowship Church | 2900 35th Street, Bedford, IN | (812) 275-4442