Arena Team

Team Leader: Dee Evans (830) 741-1770

Contact: or
Mission: Mission of RRCF Arena Ministry is to speak, teach, share, and experience God’s word.

Building/Maintenance Team

Team Leader: Gary Jungmann 830-426-0384 
Mission:  The role is to provide a safe, well designed functional facility to honor Christ, our church family and guests.  To build a respectful spirit filled team committed to serve and support the mission of our church and support other teams throughout our organization.  The team is made of four components. 1, Building our team. 2. remodeling current facilities. 3. Adding new facilities.  4. Maintaining existing facilities.  This building team is very important to the success of RRCF, as God continues to challenge us to serve our community.  We will approach all challenges as opportunities to better serve this church family.  We will accomplish this by speaking Truth and Grace into all challenges.

Cook Team

Team Leader: Jimmy Brown (210) 508-3143

Kitchen Team

Team Leader: Denise Halverson

Mission: The Cook Team serves up a mighty good cowboy breakfast every third Sunday. They provide meals at special events, arena competitions, and special church functions. With a smile, they serve up God’s love on a plate.

Facilities Team

Leaders: Janice Confer (830) 364-1687 and Cindy Bigham (210) 240-2665

Mission: The Facilities Team is responsible for keeping our beautiful facility clean and in good working order. It is their role to provide a safe, clean and organized facility to honor Christ and our church family. This is a team with a place for anyone with helping hands and a willing spirit to serve and support the mission of our fellowship and to other teams throughout our organization. Clean-up day is usually done every Saturday morning.

Food Pantry

Team Leader: Arturo Arredondo

Mission: Recognizing that God has blessed us to be a blessing to others, the mission of Ridin’ the River’s Food Panty is to be a healthy resource to those needing supplemental assistance towards their food needs or are experiencing an unforeseen situation. We work closely with other RRCF ministries with the intention that everyone can receive not only food for their physical hunger, but kindness and grace to feed their spiritual and emotional hunger also. No one goes hungry!

Matthew 25:35 “For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Hospitality Team

Team Leaders: Shawne Maltsberger (830) 328-6317

Mission: Our greeters are the first you will meet at Ridin’ The River. As you drive in, don’t be surprised to see some of greeters on horseback. It is our mission for everyone to feel welcome. The Greeter’s Team hands out welcome packets for new visitors, shaking hands or giving hugs, helping the elderly or handicapped from their cars to a seat. Our greeters always offer a friendly face to all those that enter our doors.

Media Team

Team Leader: James Hampton (210) 551-4081

Mission: The Media Ministry Team’s mission is to serve as the “hub” for the wheels that keep our church on the trail to Jesus.  We have ten “spokes” in our wagon wheel that support and reinforce our church in spiritual growth.  These spokes gather, amplify, transmit, explain, inform, and educate the church body to promote spiritual growth focused on the Lord Jesus Christ, His Grace, and Mercy. 

Prayer/Care Team

Team Leader’s: Marvin and CeCe Awtry (225)-937-6915

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The Fold (Clothing Ministry) Contact: (830) 460-0710
Mission: Our goal is to assist our community and church family by reaching out, reaching up, and reaching in to help them meet the spiritual, physical, emotional, and financial needs with which we all may struggle. This team is also available to meet the needs of all who ask for prayer. You can be assured that your request will be confidential. Please let us know how we can pray for you.

Isaiah: 62:6 O Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen on your walls; they will pray day and night, continually. Take no rest, all you who pray to the Lord. Matthew: 18:20 For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.

Worship Team

Team Leader: Steve Brents (210) 219-0345 and Laurie Powell (210) 422-5224

Mission: Our main goal is simply to prepare the congregation to receive the God-given message that is always so well delivered by our Pastors. This is only possible due to the dedication and hard work of the musicians we are blessed with. As RRCF grows we hope to expand our outreach as well. Anyone interested in being a part of the music ministry, please contact Steve Brents or Laurie Powell.

Romans 12:4-6 Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function, so it is with Christ’s body.  We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.

This team needs members to serve as the eyes, ears, and lips of the church.  So since, “In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well.” Romans 12:6 , we invite you to employ your gift and join our spirit filled team in their mission to keep our church wagon moving along the trail.  Seize this opportunity to use your God given talents to exercise your Servants Heart.

Youth Ministry

Teen Leader’s: Nathan and Emily Thaler (210) 857-4715

Pre-Teen Leader’s: Lisa Enriquez (713)-817-9416

Children’s Team Leader’s: Denise Strange (830)-460-1873

Youth Ministry Team encompasses: Teens 13-18 — Pre-Teens 8-12 — Children 8 and under
Mission: The mission of the youth ministry team at Ridin the River Cowboy Fellowship is to establish a foundation for building Christian character, morals, values and behaviors in young people from the western culture and beyond by using creative methods to excite, inspire, capture and ignite young people for Jesus. Our goal is to enable young people to understand and recognize who Jesus is and what it is to live for Him only.  Our youth team workers are able to respond to the social and spiritual needs of the youth within our church family by providing relative programs, activities, and events that will allow them to build a strong foundation of faith that will enable them to express and share their faith through their own words, actions and deeds; we encourage them to use their individual talents in programs and ministries that interest them in order to nurture their growth as people of faith.

RRCF provides Pre-Teen and Teen Cowboy Camps, right here in Bandera, TX. In the past we also, offer (Teens & Pre-Teens) cowboy camps in Lueders, TX. Which is hosted by The American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches. Check with us for dates for these camps!