Our Staff

Joe Daltorio

Lead Pastor

Joe and his wife Janice founded River of Life Community Church in 1997. He also serves on the Board of HarvestNet, Steven Fry Ministries, and is a member of the Executive Team of Messenger Fellowship since 2000. Joe has a heart for "four generation discipleship" and leadership development. He is commited to working with the regional Church toward community transformation and is also active in networking partnerships with the church in other countries.

Check out Pastor Joe's Persoanl Blog at joedaltorio.com

Steve Stewart

Senior Associate Pastor

Steve and Jennifer have been members of River of Life Community Church since 1999. Jennifer served as the church administrator for 16 years prior to becoming the executive assistant to the academic dean at Hiram College. Steve has been a business owner in construction and renovation since 2001, as well as a worship leader, children’s ministry director, church council member and leader of a men’s accountability group.

He has been ordained by Messenger Fellowship since 2013.
His desire is to bring Biblical truth to everyday life situations and mentor the up and coming generation of leaders.

Leah Leclerc

Office Administrator

Leah Leclerc has been committed to serving Christ since childhood and has been involved in various ministries from age 13 to the present. She is passionate about worship, hospitality and children’s ministry and has served in those capacities here at River of Life and elsewhere. She served for 6 years as Children’s Pastor and Administrative Assistant at Life Changers International Ministries in Detroit, Michigan.

Since moving back here from Michigan in 2008, she and her husband, Marc have attended River of Life. They became members in 2009 along with their three children and have been active in ministry with children, youth, hospitality, worship and more.

Leah joined the staff at River of Life as Office Administrator in June 2015 and is excited to bring her experience, passion and love of God and His people to that role.