Brian EstrellaSenior Pastor

Brian Estrella is the Pastor here at E.C.C. of Riverside. Brian, who has a B.A. from Gordon College and a Master’s of Divinity from Bethel Seminary of the East, also served as our Youth Pastor and Associate Pastor prior to being named Senior Pastor. He is married to Katie and has three daughters, Kaylee, Emma and Lindsay.



Marissa Rapoza, Youth Minister

Marissa Rapoza is currently a seminary student at North Park Theological Seminary, with a BA from Bridgewater State College.  She is married to Ken and has two children, Braden and Lauren.




Liz Diamond, Nursery School Director

Liz Diamond has been a member of the CCNS staff since 1986. She began by teaching the Playgroup class for young toddlers. For the following eighteen years, she taught in the four year-old preschool class. For the past two years, she has been teaching a class of three year-olds. Liz served as assistant director for five years prior to becoming the director of the school.



Pam Neville (Bowser), Office Manager

Upon graduation from The University of Chicago with a degree in French Language and Literature and plans to go to law school, Pam began what she thought was a temporary job working in the family business.  30 years later, Pam joined the staff of ECC Riverside as office manager in September of 2012, while still working part-time in Smithfield.  She withdrew from her position in the family business in 2014, and now works exclusively for the church, where she serves as both administrator and bookkeeper.  In addition to her official duties, Pam serves on the worship leading and PowerPoint teams. Pam and her husband, Paul Bowser, are the parents of teenagers Andrew and AnnaLeigh.