Information about the Staff members of Riverside Community Church.


Ezra Strickhouser

Ezra is the Lead Pastor at Riverside. He is a graduate of Messiah College. He came on staff in 2007 as an Associate Pastor and was called as the Lead Pastor in 2013. Ezra shares the privilege of preaching and teaching with a team of other Pastors/leaders in the church and he is also a part of Riverside Worship. Ezra and his wife Katrina live in the Montgomeryville area with their three daughters Emma, Eloise and Evelyn and their sons Edwynn & Everson.



Keith Grant

Keith is an ordained Pastor at Riverside. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and most recently worked in the corporate world as a Corporate Trainer before following a call into ministry. His passion is teaching others and a heart for discipleship. This has led him to get involved with seeJesus ministries and becoming a trainer for the "A Praying Life" seminar. Keith, his wife Melissa, and daughters Arden and Adalind live in the West Chester area.


Katrina Strickhouser

Katrina, the wife of Pastor Ezra, serves as an Office Administrator at Riverside. She also serves as part of Riverside Worship. Katrina has a background in art and uses those skills in design projects for the church.


Paul Leese

Paul is an Elder at Riverside. He is involved in Small Group leadership and our Children's classes.  He lives with his wife Bridget and their kids Maggie & Nicolas in the Pennsburg area.


Martry Julias

Martry is an Elder at Riverside. He is involved in leadership with our Men At The River group and leads Project Nicaragua, bringing aid to the people of the country where he was born.  He lives with his wife Johanna and their son Maxwell in Hatboro.

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