Our Team

Senior Pastor

Dr. Roger Patterson
Senior Pastor

Executive Leadership Team

Kirby Follis
Executive Pastor
Chris DeArman
CityRise Bellaire Campus Pastor
Robby Dobbs
West U Baptist Campus Pastor
Dr. Mark Edworthy
CityRise Network Director // CityRise Missouri City Campus Pastor
Liana Fairbanks
Business Administrator
Ben Hays
Young Adults Pastor
Dr. Paul Magyar
West U Baptist Worship Pastor // Senior Adult Pastor
Chuck Oak
Missions Pastor
Aaron Senseman
CityRise Bellaire Worship Pastor


Rynie Badenhorst
Global Outreach Pastor
Alex Baiza
Associate Pastor
Jason Bergstrom
Communications Associate
Jean Boucher
Facilities Director
Savannah Browning
Assistant to the CityRise Bellaire Campus Pastor
Kristen Campbell
Women's Ministry Director
Laurel Carleton
Financial Controller
Amy Cormier
Assistant to the West U Campus Pastor
Jeny Cortez
Student Ministry Associate
Jennifer Dennis
Kids Director
Emily Dobbs
Assistant to Missions Ministry
Mary Ellen Ermis
CityRise Bellaire Campus Administrator and Reception
Lauren Erwin
Kids Administrative Assistant
Robynn Estrada
Operations Administrator
Jazz Gomez
CityRise Missouri City Associate Pastor to Students
Lauren Grossman
Kids Director
CityRise Bellaire
Lisa Hafemeister
Director of Human Resources and Strategic Planning
Justin Kellough
Media Arts Pastor
Greyson Landrum
Student Ministry Associate
Wes Mathew
Director of Production
Zac McCray
Accounts Payable Administrator
Ashley Miksch
Student Ministry Associate
Anna Lauren Nelson
Preschool Ministry Director
Jaime Obando
Community Ministries Associate Director
Justo Robinson
CityRise Emmanuel Missouri City Pastor
Alejandra Rojas
Worship Ministry Administrative Assistant
Antonetta Russo
Assistant to the Senior Pastor // Connections Director
Joshua Tao
West U Chinese Church Pastor
Rick Vasquez
Iglesia Crosspoint-Bellaire Pastor
Kenneth Watkins
CityRise Missouri City Worship Pastor
Catherine Weldon
A Children's Village Preschool Assistant Director
Wanda Wong
Assistant to the Executive Pastor
Kathleen Yarborough
Community Ministries Director
Tim Yeager
Student Pastor