Meet our Elders.

We have an Elder Team of four who serve as leadership for the River Churches family. Joe Ewen is the founder and leader of the River Churches while Rob, Phil, and Jeff each pastor one of our local Churches and have a local team who serve with them.

Joe Ewen

Founder & Regional Leader
Joe and his wife, Yvonne, founded the River Churches and now serve as network leaders. 

Rob McArthur

Lead Pastor, Banff
Rob and his wife, Roxanne, have four children and serve as lead pastors of River Church Banff. 

Phil Sanderson

Lead Pastor, Aberdeen
Phil and his wife, Toto, have three children and serve as lead pastors of River Church Aberdeen. 

Jeff Oakes

Lead Pastor, Elgin
Jeff and his wife, Kathy, moved from Tennessee to serve as the lead pastors of River Church Elgin

Meet our church overseer team.

We are greatly blessed with the way our people serve and give themselves to the work of the Lord in the local churches.








Overseer Administrator