MINISTERS

Russell Howard
Minister
rdhoward@marion.net

Russell Howard loves Jesus and loves to tell the story about Jesus to people! He grew up on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies in Paonia, Colorado. He graduated from Freed-Hardman University in 1979 with a degree in Bible. Before moving to Marion to work with the Richland Road Church of Christ in 1990, he preached for seven years in Mt. Vernon, Ohio and for four years in Lyles, Tennessee. Since 1984, he has directed the Central Ohio Men’s Leadership Retreat that draws men from all over Ohio and from surrounding states.  Russell and his wife, Diane, were married in 1978, and are the parents of two grown children and two grandchildren.

Matt Dahm
Involvement Minister
madahm@frontier.com

Matt served as our youth minister for seventeen years and now serves as our Involvement Minister. He grew up in northern Ohio and received his Bachelor of Science in Youth Ministry from Oklahoma Christian. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Cindy, since 1989, and they are the proud parents of a daughter. Matt serves on the board of the North Western Ohio Christian Youth Camp, where he directs a week of camp each summer.  He is a great song leader, teacher and speaker, and he consistently strives to show himself to be a servant of God daily in all areas of his life.

Ryan Hoggatt
Children’s Minister
RBHpiano@gmail.com

Ryan graduated in 2002 with a degree in Music Ministry from Rochester College. Soon after graduation, he moved to Central Ohio with his wife and placed membership here at RRCC, where she attended while growing up. He has been thankful to serve as the Children’s Minister since 2015. He loves the families of this congregation and feels very blessed to have been given this opportunity. He particularly enjoys helping lead the children in worship, working with the Bible Bowl class, and working on VBS skits every summer. Ryan and his wife have 4 beautiful children. 

Josh Ball
Youth Minister
joshuatball@msn.com
Josh started attending Richland Road in 2007 and started serving as a Deacon in October 2015. He has a heart for working with children, which lead him to serving as our Youth Minister in December 2016. Josh also serves on the NWOCYC Board of Directors which he has been doing since January 2013. He and His wife Kimberly, along with their 2 daughters, coordinate our food giveaway program. Josh is also employed as a Lieutenant Firefighter and Paramedic with the Marion Township Fire Department. 

 STAFF

Whitney Larrick
Secretary
richlandroadcofc@gmail.com
Dorothy Speakman
Part-time Secretary & Finances
despeakman9@gmail.com
Ranferi & Roselia Guzman
Custodians