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Jimmy Britt

Lead Pastor

Hi, I’m Jimmy Britt and I am the Lead Pastor of Rocky River Church. That means that I am responsible for the overall leadership and teaching ministry of the church. I have a great passion for people and seeing them become all that God has created them to be. 


David Bath

Creative Arts & Worship Pastor

I’m David Bath and I’ve lived in NC for almost all of my life. As the Creative Arts Pastor here at Rocky River Church, I lead worship every Sunday with our awesome worship team. I’ve been married to my wife, Hannah, since November 2016 and we have twin boys, Ezra and Oliver. I graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Worship Leadership and have served at Rocky River since December 2018.


Karen Britt

Director of CreekKidz

My name is Karen Britt.  I was born in North Carolina and I'm married to Jimmy Britt. We were married on May 29,1993 and have 2 children, Annie and James. We currently reside in Harrisburg, NC. I serve as assistant to the lead pastor and Director of CreekKidz Ministry.


Cynthia Phillips

Director of The Bridge Academy Preschool

I was born and raised in Concord, NC where I grew up as a “preacher’s kid” surrounded by a lot of family. I have always loved teaching children about God’s love through music and Bible stories.  There is nothing more precious to me than watching children find joy in loving and worshiping God!


Diego Malaspina

Technical / Communications Director

My name is Diego Malaspina and I have had the pleasure of being the Technical/Communications Director here at Rocky River Church since October 2018. Prior to coming on staff, I served on the Hospitality ministry, then transferred to the Video Ministry where I served for about 2 years. I have an Associates Degree in Computer Science from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. I have lived in the Charlotte Metro Area for the past 7 years with my beautiful wife Nancy, and our 3 daughters: Alexis, Amy and Anna. If you see me around church, feel free to say hello.


Liz Bagley

Kids Ministry Coordinator

Hi, I'm Liz Bagley, the Kids Ministry Coordinator here at Rocky River Church. I'm a Graduate from Liberty University with degrees in both Youth Ministry and Adventure Leadership and Outdoor Ministry. I was born and raised here at Rocky River Church. Sharing God’s love is a huge mission for me. 


Annie Britt

Connections Coordinator

Hey, I'm Annie and I'm the Connections Coordinator here at Rocky River Church. I was born and raised in North Carolina and am a Southern girl through and through. I have a passion for making people feel included and loved. I love teaching people of all ages about God's love and sharing what he has done for me!


Karen McGuirk


I'm Karen, the church's Bookeeper. I'm from PA but have called Harrisburg home for 18 years.  My husband, David, is a pastor so working at a church is a perfect fit for me. We have two married daughters, Colleen and Kelly and 6 grandchildren. I love coffee, spending time with my grandchildren and the Philadelphia Eagles.