The Goal for Our Church Family

Over the past 25 years, we have seen God do amazing things through James River Church to change lives in our community, our nation, and around the world. We are blown away at how God continues to strengthen and build the church and use us as a body of believers to bring the good news of the Gospel to people who need Jesus! This year we unite around the calling to be Christ's hands extended by loving with extravagance, serving with genuineness, and welcoming people home.

Pastors John and Debbie Lindell Smile

Lead Pastors John & Debbie Lindell

“The best is yet to come. How will it come? When we as a church embrace His purposes, when we as individuals choose to be wholehearted in our devotion to Him. God is in this place and when God is here, ANYTHING can happen!” - John Lindell

Sizzlin' Summer 2016 at James River Church

Sizzlin' Summer 2016!

This July we will have with us five world-class guest speakers for our Sizzlin' Summer Series! Join us as we hear from Eric Mason, Priscilla Shirer, Mark Driscoll, Dino Rizzo, and Robert Madu. Be sure to mark your calendar and bring a friend for the incredible summer series!

The Gospel of Mark Servant King - Sermon Series

Current Sermon Series

We believe God’s Word is powerful and life-changing. Every week, we walk through the Bible verse by verse, book by book. Catch up on our current sermon series, The Gospel of Mark: Servant King, by watching our most recent message and join the journey with us.

Conferences and Events

She Believes Designed For Life Women's Conference
Designed For Life Conference October 6-8 & 13-15, 2016
Kids jumping In the lake at Summer Camp
Summer Camps June-July, 2016
Stronger Men's Conference Event is in April
Stronger Men's Conference April 28-29, 2017

Weekday Preschool and Kindergarten

The James River Weekday Preschool and Kindergarten is focused on teaching children who God is and how much He loves them, all while they explore physical education, art, music and science. While your children are at school, they will be cared for in the best way possible in a safe, loving and fun environment.

Early Childhood James River Church

Leadership College

Become the leader God is calling you to be through our leadership college. At JRLC, we see world-changers rise up and make an impact on the world, while receiving a university education and hands-on leadership training at James River Church.

Friends sitting and talking

Visit James River Church

A church for families in the Springfield, MO area

As one of the churches in Springfield, MO and Ozark, MO, it is our mission and intention to make you and your family feel at home at James River Church and we hope that your very first impression is a warm one. No matter where life finds you, you can expect to be welcomed home here as you experience inspiring worship services and high energy kids and youth programs. Plan your visit online. We would love to meet you!

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