Rich La Belle
Pastors Rich and Linda (also call Lou) has been at HRCC since January of 2006. Prior to that, they served as Children's Pastors and Executive Pastors at Mount Hope Church, Lansing, MI; Appleton First Assembly, Appleton, Wisconsin; Christian Life Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL; and Grand Rapids First, Grand Rapids, MI.
The attributes that best describe Pastor Rich are his strong preaching, a unique way of bringing in humor to make a point and counseling. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like Hickory Ridge Community Church where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Pastor Rich and Linda takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending the first hours of his day focused on Bible study.
Both Pastors Rich and Linda are ordained ministers with the Assemblies of god.
Pastor Rich and Linda has been happily married for 38 years, have 2 adult (and their spouses) children, Nicole &Glenn Briggs and Jared & Lana La Belle. They have 4 beautiful grandchildren, Preston, Pierce, Bailey and Reagan.
Pastor Josh serves as Hickory Ridge Community Church's Youth/Childrens Pastor! He is very outgoing, using all sorts of ways to minister the word of God through illustrations, games, and many other fun activities. The youth will enjoy lots of personal time on how to serve the Lord in these times we are living in. Join him on Sunday''s at 10 AM or Wednesdays at 7 PM!
Pastor Josh has been happily married to his wife, Katie. They have 5 children, Joshua, Selah, Cora, Grace and Dallas.