About Us

At The River, we have a three-fold mission:
Reaching the lost, Reviving the Church and Raising up leaders.
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Our church

Reaching the


Millions of people are far from God. We want to reach them by sharing the Good News through every possible channel so that they can draw close to God. Jesus came to seek and save the lost, and as a church it is our joy and privilege to continue this mission today!
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Reviving the


We want to be a church where you not only receive knowledge ABOUT God, but where you can meet Him personally. Experience it yourself in our church. After you meet Him you will be full of His love, power and passion so you can make an impact on this generation.
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Raising up


There are many people who desperately need God. So there is much work to do; too much for any one man or woman to accomplish alone. That is why we are working on raising up leaders in their full God-given potential so they can take their place and make a difference in this world.
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‘For the earth will be filled With the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, As the waters cover the sea.’
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Ben Kroeske

Ben had an encounter with God as a 20-year-old. From that moment on, he has wanted nothing more than to fulfill God's call on his life.
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Our vision is translated into our seven core values. These are central to the way we work and guide our relationship with God and people.
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Jacky Kroeske

Born in Puerto Rico, Jacky has served God since childhood. With a big heart for the lost, she and Ben Kroeske carry the day-to-day management of The River Amsterdam.
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