Our Team at ROLC serves in various ministries and areas to bring our vision to life: 

Connecting People with God & With Each Other.


    Dr. Craig Lauterbach is a Graduate of Messiah College and St. Thomas Christian University & Seminary. He is a gifted speaker and author with more than forty years of ministry experience. Pastor Lauterbach is also the President & CEO of Craig Lauterbach Ministries and LifeWord Publishing. He is the Lead Pastor for River of Life Church and together with his wife Cindy, they serve our congregation, community and beyond. For additional information on Dr. Craig Lauterbach visit: &

  • Cindy Lauterbach - Executive Administrator

    Cindy Lauterbach is the wife of our Lead Pastor and serves as the Executive Administrator for River of Life Church. After graduating from Messiah College, she enjoyed a successful career in corporate America as a banking executive. When church ministry demands grew, she felt compelled to leave her secular career and join the executive team at River of Life Church. In addition to her business skills, Cindy is a gifted speaker and teacher.   

  • REV. NATHANIEL KNOLL - Family Life PAstor

    Pastor Nat Knoll is a graduate of The University of Valley Forge in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He has a Bachelors degree in Children’s Ministries and Bible. Pastor Nat has developed and successfully implemented children’s programs for several churches stating, “Children are the key to our future. We need to lead and help them in their faith journey for a better tomorrow.” He and his wife Rachel, come to us from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Pastor Nat serves as our Family Life Pastor at River of Life Church over all Children, Youth, and Young Adult Ministries.

  • REV. PETER MANIACI - Creative Arts PAstor

    Pastor Peter Maniaci is a graduate of Adelphi University, Garden City, New York. He has a Bachelors Degree in Religious Studies. After a long history of working in the church, as well as in the professional audio, video and film industries, he returned to his studies and gained credentials with the Assemblies of God. He and his wife Erika have been with ROLC for over twelve years. Pastor Peter served on the founding Board of Directors, as well as in the Small Group and Men’s Ministries. He presently serves over ROLC's Nursing Home Ministry and in services over our Audio Production.

  • Pastor Joshua Howard Worship Pastor

    Pastor Joshua Howard attended The University of Valley Forge in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. As a former contestant on the acclaimed television show THE VOICE, Joshua then went on to build a successful music career. After responding to the call of God, Pastor Joshua began using his musical gifts in ministry. With the support of his wife Kaitlyn, along with their son Brave, he now serves as the Worship Pastor at River of Life Church over the music department.