Jill has been serving alongside her husband, Mark, in various ministries at the River Church since 1998. Together they have done youth and children’s ministry with Jill always serving in women’s ministry in one way or another. In 2016 she officially joined the River Church staff where she Co-Pastors and oversees online communication and in 2017 she got her pastoral license through Foursquare and in 2021 she was ordained. She is passionate about studying and teaching the Word and leading leaders.
She came to Durango in 1994 for college (has a degree in Biology) and never left. This is where she dedicated her life to Christ, met Mark and discovered her God-given dreams and passions. She and Mark have 3 children, Kale, Kate and Jack, who she helps homeschool. In her down time she loves spending time with family and friends, camping, hiking, reading a good book and occasionally binging on a series on Netflix while doing a puzzle.