Drew Cull has been a member of REF since its start in 1979. Drew is a second generation elder as his dad was one of the founders of REF. Drew has a passion to see church done well at REF and the church as a whole. His heart is to encourage Christians to raise up and be the bride that The Lord desires. Drew's wife, Sarah, and son, Levi, are both on the worship team. Drew also leads one of our weekly small groups as well as our bi-monthly Holy Spirit Night meetings.
Ryan Henry has been a part of the REF family since 2007, and he has served as one of their worship leaders since joining. An Oswego/Montgomery citizen, Ryan considers it a great joy to serve the Lord in his own in "stompin' grounds". Ryan, his bride Marianne, and their seven children, live in Oswego. They are passionate for the Church to be the way God intended it - a family of Jesus followers that love each other wholeheartedly, share meals with one another, open their homes regularly, embrace the lost, worship together, and share their lives together in a way that leaves others in awe and wonder. Ryan also teaches K-5 elementary school in District 204, directs choirs at Young Naperville Singers, and is on staff at OneWay Ministries as the host for their podcast "One80". Ryan also enjoys serving by leading worship for a variety of events and bringing the creative worship community together for fellowship and media projects. In 2020, he released his first album called "Wedding Day", which features the REF worship team and Christians from churches across the region.
Frank Johnson is a lifelong resident of the Oswego area. He has been a part of River's Edge since its beginning in September of 1979 and was ordained as an elder in 1982. Frank loves to share about the love of the Lord as expressed by His mercy and grace toward us. His passion and vision is to see true unity between all the believers in the community.
Frank and his wife, Diane, were married in 1975 and they have 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren.
Dave Stinson has been an Oswego resident since 1999 and has attended River's Edge since 2007. After sensing the Lord calling him into leadership, he was ordained as an elder in the church in 2012. He has been married to his wife Julie since 2007 and together they have 2 children. Dave serves on the worship team and enjoys studying the Word as well as spending time back packing, playing guitar, and relaxing with his family.