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Jim sallie // Pastor

Growing up in Lubeck, Jim met his eventual wife, Becci, at Wood County 4-H Camp. As they married in 1987 the couple moved to the New River Valley region of Virginia. Jim spent 17+ years in the Lube Center business. Jim’s growth in Christ was developed serving the local church, the Walk to Emmaus and Alpha.

While serving The River in Blacksburg, VA as Associate Pastor, Jim attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC earning a Master of Divinity. He was ordained as a Presbyter in PEAR USA which became Diocese of Christ Our Hope in November 2012. Jim and Becci moved to Parkersburg in 2013 to begin the work of Redeemer.

Jim and Becci feel at home again in Parkersburg. They enjoy spending time with friends and family and visiting their adult children whenever possible. 


Ryan Romine // Outreach Pastor

Ryan has grown up in the Mid-Ohio Valley and comes to us from the Journey Church of Marietta, where he served as a Lay Elder for two years. He currently lives in Vienna with his wife, Sarah, and their three children. When Ryan is not working he is actively volunteering for Vienna Recreation Baseball, Upward Basketball, and serving on the committee for Young Life of the Mid-Ohio Valley. He is a recent graduate of West Virginia University of Parkersburg where he obtained his Regents Bachelors of Arts.

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