Riverside is led by a ministry team, supported by a leadership team.

Ministry Team

Minister

Currently in vacancy

The future minister will share the ministry of Riverside Church with a mission responsibility for the East Midlands Synod of the United Reformed Church.

Senior Leader

Peter Harding

In the absence of a minister, the Ministry Team colleague is currently leading the church as Senior Leader.

Peter  Harding was ordained as an Anglican Priest in 1979, and was formerly the Senior Leader at Sleaford Community Church until Riverside was formed. He retired as Head of English at Carre's Grammar School, having worked in education for over 30 years, as a teacher and as a School Improvement Inspector. Peter is married to Margaret, and they have three adult children and nine young grandchildren.

Leadership Team

Church Secretary 

Jeremy Green

Jem is a Chartered Secretary and works as the Finance Director across 2 of the secondary schools in the town. Formerly an Army Officer, he is married to Tina and they have 3 sons.

Treasurer

Dr Brian Coaker

Brian is a consulting engineer, having held management positions with a major electronics manufacturing company.  
He is married to Gwyn and they have two children.

Children's Work

Dominique Heads

Dominique is our Youth & Children's Leader. She is married and has two children.  She is supported by leaders of our Girls' & Boys' Brigades in those ministries, but also oversees the other youth and children's work

Premises 

Jack Marris

Jack is a former police officer and builder, and a graduate of Moorlands Bible College.  He is married to Sue.

Pastoral

Sue Marris

Sue completed her studies at Moorlands Bible College.  She and Jack have three adult children and several grandchildren.

 

Ephesians 6:10-11 - “[The Armor of God] Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.”

Thu Mar 23, 10:00 - 14:00
Source Cafe
Thu Mar 23, 10:30 - 12:30
Toy Library
Thu Mar 23, 13:30 - 14:30
All Rounders
Thu Mar 23, 18:00 - 21:00
Girls Brigade
Thu Mar 23, 19:00 -
Music practice
Sat Mar 25, 10:00 - 14:00
Source Cafe
Sat Mar 25, 10:30 - 12:30
Toy Library
Sun Mar 26, 10:45 - 12:00
Morning Worship
Mon Mar 27, 19:30 -
Home group
Tue Mar 28, 10:00 - 12:00
Source Cafe
Tue Mar 28, 11:00 -
Home group
Tue Mar 28, 19:00 - 21:00
Short Mat Bowls
Wed Mar 29, 10:00 - 14:00
Source Cafe
Wed Mar 29, 18:15 - 21:00
Boys Brigade