Meet our Staff
We are so glad that you are here! Each of us are here to help, pray and come along side you or your child. Please let us know if you have any questions or prayers.
Phil Thomas – Interim Pastor
Phil's mission is to provide spiritual and pastoral leadership so that the church might fulfill its mission and purpose as the body of Christ.
Clint Rhoney – Executive Pastor
Clint's mission is to lead the staff teams. He keeps the church focused on its mission to worship God passionately, grow in Christ deeply, and engage the world intentionally.
Doug Gordon – Interim Director of Student Ministry
Doug's mission is to lead middle school and high school students to develop a passion for God, grow in their relationship with Christ, and live out their faith in daily situations.
Phyllis Gordon – Children's Ministry Director
Phyllis' mission is to lead a team of volunteers to help Real Life’s K-4th graders know and believe that I can trust God no matter what, I can make the wise choice, and I should treat others the way I want to be treated.
Lisa Rhoney – Preschool Director
Lisa's mission is to lead a team of volunteers to instill in Real Life’s preschoolers that God loves them, God made them and Jesus wants to be their friend forever.
Brett Sigmon – Worship Leader
Brett's mission is to develop and oversee an engaging and God-honoring worship experience each week that leads to the people of RLC growing in their love for God and love for others in their daily life.
Nick Grice – Engage Ministry Director
Nick's mission is to provide opportunities for Christ-centered outreach to our local community and encourage members/attendees of Real Life Church to share the love of Jesus through love and deed.
Suzanne Black – First Impressions Coordinator
Suzanne's mission is to ensure that each person attending a service/special event is warmly welcomed and cared for from the time they enter the parking lot to the time they leave.
Wendy McSwain – Communications Director
Wendy's mission is to creatively engage the church family and community at large by overseeing the production of high-quality media pieces including the web, print, video, and social media.
Leslie Davis – Admin Support
Leslie supports our organization with all kinds of administrative responsibilities in many areas.
Christy Hegler – Financial Secretary
Christy's mission is to support our organization in financial management and office duties.
Tom Clifford – Facilities Manager
Tom's mission is to maintain the facilities and grounds at Real Life Church.
Liz Rourk – Family Ministry Admin
Liz's mission is to help the family ministry team achieve its goal of partnering with parents and being another Godly influence in children's lives.
Brooke Blecher – Director of Route 56 Ministry
Brooke's mission at Real Life Church is to help 5th and 6th graders trust God's character and experience God's family through three basic truths derived from Luke 2:52; I need to make a wise choice, I can trust God no matter what, and I should treat others the way I want to be treated.
Ryan Self – Director of Operations
Ryan's mission is to provide quality leadership in directing the property, legal, financial, and business affairs of the church that supports the achievement of the church's mission and objectives.