Pastoral Staff

 

Associate Pastor: Mike Hays
(mike@rimrockchurch.com)


Mike Hays moved to the Black Hills and came on staff as the Associate Pastor at Rimrock in 1989. After 10 years in the business community, he followed God’s call to apply his management experience within the church community. With his background and love for God’s people, Mike’s primary ministry is helping manage God’s resources at Rimrock as he oversees the adult ministries to encourage, disciple, and guide them into their areas of God’s call. He also oversees the physical property and finance teams. 

 

PREACHING TEAM

Bill Ewing - Bill brings incredible experiential wisdom, teaching, training, and insight into God’s discipling process at Rimrock.  Bill is married to Nancy and they have 3 grown boys and many grandchildren.

Pat Karn - Pat's many years of counseling & studying God's Word bring practical application & wisdom to his teaching. Pat is married to Connie, they have 3 grown children and numerous grandchildren.

 

 

Youth Ministry

 

Young Adult Pastor: Drew Meyer
(drew.meyer.is@gmail.com)

Drew joined Rimrock in September 2014. He was in youth ministry in Colorado prior to coming to Rapid City. When it comes to young adults, he realizes that it is vital to do more than just prepare a lesson each week. Discipleship is personal, not distant. He understands he needs to invest in them personally before they will invest in anything he teaches them.

 

 

Children's Ministry

 

Boomer Roland; Children's Ministry Pastor
boomer@rimrockchurch.com


Boomer came to Rimrock in the Summer of 2015 as the new Children’s Pastor.  He has over  20 years experience in children’s ministry. He has developed & implemented worship / teaching environments for large & small groups. He is able to speak “kid” to communicate truths in interesting & exciting ways. He is married to Angie; and they have 2 children; Kara & Blake (teens).

 

 

 

Early Childhood Coordinator: Gloria Whites
(glorybe.gw@gmail.com)

Gloria Whites came on staff as the Early Childhood Coordinator in 2005. She loves the little ones and uses the talents God has given her to teach and nurture those from 3 years through kindergarten. She is also a certified Pilates instructor (in her spare time).

 

 

Nursery & Toddler Coordinator: Rebecca Herman

Rebecca and her family returned to the Black Hills in June 2016 after being in Illinois for the past 13 years. She and Kort have five kids (Gabe, Jackson, Kaitlynn, Ellie and Makayla) that keep them smiling and make them feel young, even on the crazy days! Rebecca is a former classroom teacher and has been homeschooling her own kiddos for the past 11 years. She believes truth, love and lots of encouragement are at the heart of any great ministry-especially the ministry of parenting! She is super excited to be a part of the Rimrock team and is passionate about ministering to families of all shapes and sizes in her new role as Nursery and Toddler Coordinator.

 

Worship Ministry

 

Director of Worship: Tom Haggerty


Tom has attended Rimrock for almost 20 years and has been involved with the music ministry at various times. He now has the great privilege of leading the family at Rimrock in musical praise of our loving Father. His ministry would not be possible without the incredible group of musicians and singers God has surrounded him with, each of whom is his friend. He is married to Terri and they have 2 grown children, Patrick and Deidre. In his free time he enjoys exercise and hanging with his wife Terri and friends. His favorite verse is: 1 Peter 4:10 "As each has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God."

 

 

Technology Ministry 

 

Director of Communications & Technical Ministries: Levi
(lamerine@rimrockchurch.com)

Levi is the Director of Communications & Technical Ministries at Rimrock. He finds solutions to technical problems, supports Sunday service through graphic design, video editing and animation, and video capture. He is a graphic designer, video editor and animator. He edits and creates content for the website, and loves working with the Rimrock Staff. He has a diverse background in technology, attended trade-school for Computer Networking, and attended Cedarville University where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Comprehensive Biblical Studies with an emphasis on Pastoral Studies. He is married to a wonderful woman and they just had their first baby.

 

 

Exchange Director: Vicki Franzen
(franzen111@gmail.com)


Vicki keeps everything going at our newest downtown location, The Exchange. She coordinates usage of the building, outreach, and oversees the physical needs of the storefront as well.  An engineer by trade, she enjoys using her gifts for Kingdom work. She is married to Mike and they have one young adult daughter, Kim.

 

 

Office Staff

 

Betty Barkley 

info@rimrockchurch.com

 

Betty joined the staff as an office administrator in June of 2016. Her primary role is financial; book keeping, bill paying, etc. She & Bob have been married for 50 ish years and have run several successful businesses over the years.

 

Chris Bailey

office@rimrockchurch.com


Chris has been the Administrative Assistant in the church office since 2002. She primarily handles the church promotion- bulletins, newsletters, mailings, church calendar etc. She is the person you call when you want a notice in the bulletin or newsletter. She moved to Rapid City in 2001 from Albuquerque, NM. She has been married to Glenn for 27 years and they have 2 adult children.

 

Jeannie Short- Connection Coordinator

getconnected@rimrockchurch.com

Jeannie joined the staff summer of 2015 as the Connection Coordinator. She assists newcomers to Rimrock by helping them get plugged into small groups or ministries. She married to Mason and they have 3 children.