We are privileged to have the following servants devotedly working in our church to the glory of God and for the edification of our congregation.
Rev. Nicolas Mumejian
Ordained within the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and in communion with and support of the Alliance of Baptists, Rev. Nick Mumejian has served in pastoral positions at Baptist churches in North Carolina and Connecticut. Nick is personally passionate about matters of interfaith relations, ecumenism, reconciliation, and LGBTQIA advocacy. He has organized, led, or participated in religious events at churches, synagogues, mosques, and cultural centers in North America and abroad.
“I’m honored for the opportunity to serve Riverside Baptist Church. My vocation as a minster entails fostering a space in which everyone can ask questions, think deeply together, hone their analytical skills, and re-imagine the world in light of their faith and personal experience. My goal is to cultivate an atmosphere that is first and foremost welcoming of EVERYONE, communal, charitable, and relevant. I look forward to getting to know you, serving the community, and worshiping together as we continue on this faith journey”Rev. Nick Mumejian
Nick’s academic background includes a Master of Divinity from Duke University and doctoral studies in Hartford Seminary’s joint PhD program with the University of Exeter, which focused on comparative religion. He is is the Managing Editor of The Muslim World, a peer-reviewed academic journal housed in Hartford Seminary’s Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian – Muslim Relations where he has served for over a decade working for both the journal and teaching seminary courses.
Nick happily spends his time outside of work with his wife, Virginia, and twin sons, Declan and George.
The Deacon Board oversees the spiritual and pastoral care of the congregation, shepherding its ministries. Our current chair of deacons is Deacon Laurel Eierman.
The Trustee Board oversees the facility and finances of the church, exercising a stewardship that perpetuates our church into the future. Our current chair of trustees is Trustee Luke Wassum.
Outreach and Missions Coordinator
Jonathan J. Holley