LOVING GOD AND OUR NEIGHBORS TOGETHER
Dave and his wife, Rivers, planted Neighborhood Church in 2015 with the vision of a church that loves God and their neighbors together. They have four wonderful children Joy, Lydia, Melody, and Jackson. He graduated from UMKC and has his Masters of Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys, camping with his family, board games, sports, and when possible playing some disc golf.
Dir. of Ministry Initiatives
Rivers alongside her husband Dave planted Neighborhood Church in Overland Park, KS in 2015. Dave and Rivers have been married since 1998 and have four wonderful children Joy, Lydia, Melody, and Jackson. Rivers graduated from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with her master's degree in counseling. She serves full-time with the North American Mission Board on the planter spouse development team. Connecting with, encouraging, and coming alongside others is one of her very favorite things.
Joel is honored to be serving at Neighborhood Church! Each day, he desires to vividly display Christ to those around him and live a life alongside those who are passionately seeking the Lord with their hearts and minds. Joel graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2008 and moved back to Kansas City, his hometown. While helping plant Neighborhood Church he met his beautiful bride, Kierstin, and married her in 2019.
Rob has been married to Elaine for almost 4 decades and has eight wonderful children. Several years ago, they visited Neighborhood Church, and they say they, "quickly discovered this group of Christians excels at loving and serving the community with the gospel of Jesus." He says, "It has been a privilege to partner and serve at NC."
Planting Neighborhood Church started in the Summer of 2015 when Pastor and Church Planter Dave Partin moved with his wife to Overland Park, KS. Their desire was to build a spiritual inclusive community where they live, work, and play.