The River serves as a worship center as well as the international preaching, teaching, and writing ministry of Russ Mason. Russ serves churches and ministries around the world as a Pastor, Evangelist, Bible Teacher, and Author. His mission and passion is to win the lost, encourage the saved, and help those in need.
For Christian resources and to learn more about Russ' ministry, please visit russmason.org
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Meeting Locally, Reaching Globally
In addition to hosting local meetings, Russ also partners with churches and ministries to:
Partner with Russ' Ministry
Please prayerfully consider becoming a monthly financial partner of The River so we can take the love, hope, and healing of God to those in need.
To make a tax deductible contribution or become a monthly financial partner, please visit the donate page where you can give once or set up a recurring contribution. Thank you for your support and partnership, may the Lord richly bless you!
Spiritual Covering and Home Base
The River is based out of The Chapel in Midlothian, VA under the leadership and spiritual covering of Pastors Brandon and Katie Samuel. Brandon, Katie, and Russ attended Northpoint Bible College together in the early 2000s.
Pastor Scott Tischler and Russ have been friends and fellow Richmond, VA area pastors since 2012. Scott provides regular accountability, counsel, and coaching to Russ and The River. Scott and his wife Penny are the lead pastors of Life Church in Colonial Heights, VA.
The River is honored to bless and serve ministry leaders, churches, and organizations from all denominations. Below are some of the organizations Russ has ministered with over the years.