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Leadership Team 

Sergio Manente

Title: Senior Pastor

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Nancy Manente

Title: Associate Pastor

Nancy brings with her more than 25 years of pastoral experience: academy chaplain and Bible teacher, work with at-risk youth, support for victims of violence, camp pastor and New York Conference Women’s Ministry Director. Her college education focused on psychology, education, chaplaincy, theology as well as  drama and theatre. She is enthused about her new role as Pastor. 

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Victor Carreiro

Title: Associate Pastor

Victor's passion for the Gospel brought him to Andrews University where he earned his BA in Religion before moving to Richland. Victor loves to see people turn their lives over to God and receive the abundant life promised to them by Jesus. He enjoys studying the rich history of Christian theology and exploring the deep questions pertaining to origin, meaning, morality, and destiny. His hobbies include nature photography, hiking, and reading. Victor is married to his lovely wife, Jen. 

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Steve Bork

Title: Administration Ministry Leader

Steve Bork is a long time member of the Richland SDA church who has led the Administration team for over 10 years.  His passion is that the Administration team supports our church mission through our facility and management of our assets.  Our goal is that we are able to be an asset to our community and support the mission of reaching the city of Richland for Christ.

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Len Harms

Title: Executive Pastor / Member Nurture

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Daryl Ballard

Title: Worship Ministry Leader / Head Elder

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Keeni Mitchell

Title: Children & Youth  Ministry Leader

Keeni, her husband, and three children, were all born here, and have lived in the Tri Cities area their whole lives. She is an account manager for Tri Cities laboratory, and her husband, John, runs his own local barbershop. Keeni and her family are passionate about serving, not only here in the Richland Adventist Church,  but they also love helping out in the community, as well!

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