About Us

Our Mission

To Serve God

by centering our lives around Jesus Christ and the truth of His gospel and equipping men and women with the understanding of God’s call

To Serve Each Other

by encouraging one another in word and deed, committing ourselves to each other

To Serve the World Around Us

by demonstrating the love of God, which has been performed in our lives, bringing hope and help to people everywhere through Jesus Christ by leading them to faith by salvation through Jesus Christ and in this way, WE SERVE GOD

Our Pastors

Gordon and Denise Henke


Pastor Gordy has been pastoring at River of Life since 1996. He and his wife Denise are very involved in many aspects of church life including worship, women’s ministry and the practical side of church leadership.

    Rick and Shari Lambright

    Lead Pastor

    Rick & Shari have both been raised in the Shipshewana area. They have lived there since being married in 1982 and raised their 3 children there as well, Jason, Brooke & Mark.