Each member of our staff considers themselves "called" by God to serve at Riverside Church. Their calling is demonstrated in their hard work and their love for people. 


    Grant Foster is a Florida native. He graduated from Vero Beach High School and received his ministerial degree from Berean School of Ministry. He came to Riverside Church in 1988 as the children's/associate pastor. As the church grew, he added youth pastor to his job description. Now he serves as Lead Pastor. Grant has big dreams; and he loves to come alongside others and support them as they follow the dreams God has placed in their hearts. When Grant isn't at church, he enjoys reading biographies, walking to Dunkin' Donuts for his morning coffee and spending time with his family. He once ran a Disney Marathon and lived to tell about it.


    Moses Berrios was born in The Bronx of New York. He serves Riverside Church as Worship Pastor and has been doing so since 2006. He loves Puerto Rican Food (especially flan), playing the guitar, driving, praising the Lord and spending time with his family.


    Angie Regan is a from Hollywood...Florida. She has been part of the Riverside Administration Team since 1996, when she began as a volunteer. Today she is the Church Administrator and the 180 Youth Pastor. She has a heart and desire to see young people following God and His plan for their lives. She enjoys traveling, hiking and Starbucks and has completed several Disney Marathons. Angie loves spending time with her family and her German Shepherd, Chrissa.


    Sue was born in Kentucky, but has lived in Florida for 30 years. She has been at Riverside Church since 1997 and now serves as Care Pastor and Receptionist. She not only greets each guest, but ministers to them as well. She has a passion for preaching and teaching the Word of God. Sue spends much of her time working or volunteering; but when she can, she enjoys  spending time gardening and spending time with her family on the beach or in the mountains. 

  • Matthew & Darien hemmerlein

    Matthew and Darien are both graduates of The River School of Worship in Tampa, Florida. They both have a heart for people and a heart for the lost. Matthew serves as Young Adults' Pastor. Darien is interning with Riverside on Wednesdays, doing anything that is needed while she serves with Linda Howard and The Special Gathering Choir and also with a Group Home in Brevard County. Matt and Darien lead worship for our student outreach, Oneighty. They are newlyweds and are currently working together to build a tiny house for themselves and their pet bird, Chippy.


    Mechelle is originally from Kentucky, but has lived in Florida for most of her life. She came to Riverside in 1990 when she started dating the children's pastor. In 1991, she and Grant were married. She has worked with the administration staff, (as family responsibilities would allow) since 1992, and now serves as Marketing Director. She has a desire to see others experience the joy and peace that comes from The Lord. She loves her family, singing, traveling, photography, going to the movies and Menchies Sorbet. She once ran a Disney Marathon and has the medal to prove it.

  • Vicki smith

    Vicki is a Florida native. She has attended Riverside for over 20 years and now serves as the Head Custodian and does her work as unto the Lord. There is something on the church schedule every day and Vicki and her team make sure the church is clean for every event. This is quite a commitment and involves faithfulness and flexibility. Vicki is also committed to her family and spends as much time with them as she can. She was a homeschool mom for several years, but currently enjoys being a grandma. 

  • Morgan foster

    Morgan was born in Vero Beach, Florida. She grew up at Riverside Church and has always been involved in some aspect of ministry. She is now serving as Director of Riverside Kids. She graduated from Master's Academy in Vero Beach and is currently enrolled in FLOCS to receive her degree as Child Development Associate. Morgan is also a nanny. She enjoys spending time with her family, graphic design, calligraphy, and kids!