Lodes Family

River Valley supports the Lodes Family as they work with LEI (Literacy & Evangelism International) in Central America and India.  

You can check out their ministry through their ministry blog:


Or check out Literacy & Evangelism International.

Pierce Beachy

River Valley supports Pierce as he serves in Guatemala. Pierce is our first "home-grown" missionary and he is learning Spanish and starting in the mission field.  

For more information you can visit his website.   

Or you can email him at: thebeachymissionary@hotmail.com

Fort Smith YoungLife

Aaron and Mindy Kareus lead Fort Smith Young Life, which is an outreach ministry to high school students. The aim of Young Life is to reach the kids that would not normally come to church. They do this by building relationships with them and through those relationships they share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

You can check out their facebook page: Here

You can check out there website here: http://fortsmith.younglife.org/Pages/default.aspx