A Church Where You Belong

We are blown away by 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! As one of the churches in the Springfield and southwest Missouri area, we unite around the calling to be Christ’s hands extended by loving with extravagance, serving with genuineness, and welcoming people home.

Lead Pastors John & Debbie Lindell

Hello Friend,

We are so excited to be connecting with you! If you are searching for a church home, we invite you to come and be a part of all that is happening at James River Church. Whether you live near one of our four campuses or choose to join us online – we welcome you! It is our prayer as you connect with us today, that you will encounter God’s amazing grace, your faith will be strengthened, and you will find hope for whatever you are walking through.

And always remember, you were created to belong to a life-giving community of people who believe in you – and there is a place for you here.

Welcome home!

Pastors John & Debbie Lindell

Welcome To The Future

We are so excited for what God has planned for the future of James River Church! We would love for you to join us in making a permanent home for the JRC Joplin Campus and providing for significant updates to the South Campus that will help us to continue to minister to the people God is sending to us.

Soul Set Free

A Book by John Lindell

The gospel is even better than what we believe. Soul Set Free will help you discover the true meaning behind God’s grace and learn to no longer view the gospel as anything less than a truth that sets your soul free. It will change your life forever.

Conferences and Events

Life Group Leaders Conference September 7, 2019
Designed for Life Conference October 2019
Stronger Men's Conference April 24-25, 2019

Visit James River Church

No matter where life finds you, you will be welcomed home here! We would love for you to visit and experience James River Church for yourself. For more information and to plan your visit, click below:

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