River Rock Church

Connecting People to Christ from Belle Plaine, MN

Pastors and Leaders

River Rock Church is about people who love Jesus coming together to be active in Worshiping, Encouraging, Learning and Loving. Every ministry volunteer matters and may not be listed here on this page. Contact Pastor Chris if you are looking for more information about one of our ministries and the ministry coordinator contact information.

Pastor Chris Teien River Rock Church

Rev. Chris Teien
Lead Pastor, Founder

Before becoming a full time Pastor Chris worked for eight years in the optical industry at a corporation in Minnetonka while serving as a member at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie. Chris has been a full-time pastor since 1996 and has served at First Baptist Church in Forest City, Iowa and Chisholm Baptist (BGC) in Chisholm, Minnesota before moving to Belle Plaine in 2001 to start River Rock Church.

Chris has been married to Julie since 1987 and they have a daughter that married a local man from Belle Plaine, a married son and a teenage son. They also have three granddaughters and a grandson. Chris is passionate about helping people find Jesus and live the “Christ Centered Life” and tries to proclaim God’s awesome message of salvation, grace and hope in a real and relevant way.

He received the majority of his formal ministry training and degrees from Crown College and Moody Bible Institute. He is licensed and ordained with the Christian & Missionary Alliance.

Pastor Dan Jetto River Rock Church

Pastor Dan Jetto
Associate Pastor of Worship and Growth Groups
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Dan and his family moved from Waconia to Jordan to help start River Rock Church. Dan and his wife Becky have four adult children and four grandkids. Dan and Becky’s life experience help them to lead some of River Rock’s Growth Groups including the FaithBuilders group. Dan and Becky are graduates of Crown College.

River Rock Church Ministry Coordinators

  • Women’s Ministry Coordinator – Sandy Linn
  • Men’s Ministry Coordinator – Joe Aldrich
  • Sr High Youth Group – Mandy Aldrich and Shawn Phillips
  • Student Bible Quizzing – Pat Stiemke
  • Kids Adventure Club – Becky Jetto
  • Children’s Church/Sunday School – Holly Yattaw & Carolina Stiemke
  • Nursery Coordinator – Michelle Persson
  • Worship Team – Dan Jetto
  • Elder Team – Joe Aldrich, Dan Jetto, Pat Stiemke, Chris Teien, Chris Yattaw

Christian Counseling Available

Meet with a professional Christian Counselor in Belle Plaine on Fridays

Brad Johnson is using our ministry center space to meet with people from the Belle Plaine / Jordan area who have made appointments in advance for professional, Christian counseling. Brad’s main office is next to Wooddale Church at 6542 Regency Ln, Suite 104 Eden Prairie, MN 55344. He comes to Belle Plaine to help people that have prearranged appointments with him.

Bradley D. Johnson, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Office number(952) 983-1790  (leave a brief message and he will get back to you)
Email: BradleyJ_LMFT@frontiernet.net

Small Group and Counseling meeting rooms at 124 W Mains St in Belle Plaine
River Rock Church Small Group Bible Study, Youth Group and Counseling meeting rooms at 124 W Main St in Belle Plaine, MN 56011