Meet The staff

Ben Green

Head Pastor
Ben was born in Denver, Colorado but spent most of his childhood in Venezuela as the son of missionaries. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago where he met his wife, Jill. They have 3 sons. Ben came to know Jesus as his Lord and Savior and was called to serve, preach the Word of God, and equip others for ministry in the local church. After 14 years pastoring in Minnesota, Ben began his ministry with Rimrock in January 2018.
Ben’s desire for Rimrock is that we would together treasure Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and that we would experience the life giving grace and love of God and share this treasure of grace with all people in the Rapid City region and around the world.

Mikel Homa

Administrative Pastor
Mikel Homa comes to  Rimrock from Southern California.  He has 20 years of Pastoral experience in the local church with 10 of those years as an Executive Pastor in Southern California. He is passionate to teach and train individuals and groups to follow Jesus so that they can discover the abundant life that God has for each one of them. He loves the outdoors and is an avid hiker and climber. He loves to ride mountain, road bikes and also enjoys camping.

Bill Ewing

Associate Pastor
Bill was ordained as a pastor in 1996 through the Evangelical Church Alliance, Bradley, IL. Bill founded Christian Life Ministries. He continues to counsel at CLM but also serves as a teaching pastor at Rimrock Church.

Nic Ewing

Associate Pastor
Nic Ewing has been a counselor at CLM since Jan. 2008 and the CEO since Jan. 2015. In 2004, Nic was ordained in 2008 by Christ Community Ministries.  Nic loves teaching on the topics of Marriage and Family, particularly alongside his wife and "queen" Sherri. He serves on the Preaching Team at Rimrock  Church. He also coaches a variety of athletics in the community.  Nic and Sherri have 4 kids; Cali, Natalie, Griffin, and Brogan. Nic's heart's desire is to grow towards an all-consuming affection towards his King Jesus.

Boomer Roland

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

Josh Hodgson

Youth Pastor
Josh comes to Rimrock from the state of MN. Church, corporate and relationally, has played a vital role in his life, deepening his faith since he found Christ at a young age. He has served in ministry for over 12 years. Josh is married to Lindsey, who shares his passion for ministry. Josh and Lindsey are parents to Peyton & Brynna. Josh is passionate about the outdoors, playing sports and even more so when done with good people. He finds great joy seeing a young person trust Christ for the first time, and in the midst of difficult situations.

Nate Green

Worship Pastor
Nate love’s God’s presence more than anything else and believes worship is a natural response to knowing God. Biblical worship is a Christian's life of obedience in response to God’s revelation.
Nate has a passion to see people growing in relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Our meeting together as a church and proclaiming the excellencies of Him who called us out of darkness into His marvelous light is an integral part of that growth (1 Peter 2:9, Hebrews 10:19-25, John 4:23-24).
He and his wife Meagan have six (wonderful!) children. He served as a pastor near Cleveland, Ohio, for nearly 15 years before moving to Rapid City.
Drinking coffee, hunting, and playing soccer are a few of his favorite pastimes.
Nate holds a BA in Evangelism and Discipleship from Moody Bible Institute.

Rachel Benham

Preschool Director
Rachel joyfully brings over 15 years of serving in various areas of children's ministries, stemming from her roots in Southern California. Rachel and her husband Ryan have two sons. She is honored to walk alongside Rimrock's parents in her role as Preschool Ministries Director, offering parents guidance and support as they undertake the vital task of nurturing and discipling their little ones and pointing them to Christ. 

Leslie Homa

Nursery And Toddler Coordinator
Leslie Homa lovingly serves on the Children’s ministry team as Nursery/Toddler Coordinator.  As a follower of Christ, God commands us to serve.   One area that God has given Leslie a heart for, is our Rimrock little ones, and she feels so blessed to have the opportunity to share God’s love with them every Sunday while their parents attend Service.  Leslie is married to Mikel and they have two boys Liam and Asher.  Leslie is a full-time real estate agent and loves serving and living in the beautiful Black Hills.

Kelly Weischedel

Missions Coordinator
As a young teen, God gripped Kelly’s heart and mind with a love for other cultures and a desire for all to hear the truth about His personal love for them. After earning degrees in Intercultural Studies and in teaching English, she spent nine years overseas, mainly living and working among Muslims. Later, after earning a Master of Divinity, she taught missions to undergraduate students. Now Kelly teaches part-time at Rapid City Christian School and is thankful to serve as Rimrock’s World Missions Coordinator. She prays that she will serve the congregation and our missionary partners well. In her free time, Kelly enjoys hosting family get-togethers, fishing with her husband, and hanging out with their Bangladeshi friends from SD Mines.

Julie broberg

Connection Coordinator
Julie grew up in the Black Hills and became part of the Rimrock Church community during her college days. She moved briefly to Minnesota to marry her amazing husband, Donovan. They soon realized that they wanted to raise their family in the Black Hills, moved back to Rapid City in 1994, and rejoined the Rimrock Family. They have 4 grown children, two sons-in-law and three amazing grandkids. Weekends find them hiking and kayaking together in God’s beautiful creation. 

Michelle Westvig 

Administrative Assistant
Raised in Minnesota, Michelle married her teenage crush, Sherman, and has been doing life with him ever since.  Along the road, she acquired some fancy degrees and moved to some interesting places, all of which  pale to her life-changing acceptance of Christ as her Savior at age 28.  Michelle is the mom of her two amazing Cody, Wyoming kids, an amazingly beautiful granddaughter (not that she's biased), and one very spoiled feline.   Having attended over 20 years, she is our boomerang employee and has been able to serve Rimrock in a number of seasons as office support staff, teacher, and Deaconess Coordinator.

Brittainy Foley

Finance Assistant
Brittany Foley was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD, and met her husband, Drew, at college in Minneapolis MN.  They moved back to his home town of Rapid City when they married in 2006. Rapid quickly felt like home and they love raising their 3 daughters in the beautiful area of the Black Hills. Brittany’s heart for Jesus was shaped and cultivated by her parents, her high school youth pastor, summer church camp and during her college years attaining a Business Finance and Human Resource Degree at Bethel University.  You can find her baking, pouring into her girls’ lives and just spending time with her husband Drew in her free time.  Her mind has always been bent towards numbers, so working as the Bookkeeper for Rimrock has been a gift that God placed before her.  She is honored to serve the church in this capacity.

Ellanyn L

IT Director
Generic computer nerd.