WEDNESDAY NIGHT ACTIVITIES CANCELED with the approach of Hurricane Idalia.


Pastoral Team

Keith Thompson

Lead Pastor, Elder

Pastor Keith joined the First Riverview pastoral team in February 2022 as the lead pastor. Originally from South Carolina, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in English (minor in Computer Science) from Clemson University and a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. He spent 20 years in software development before being called into full-time ministry, and brings more than 14 years of pastoral experience to our church. After serving for over 8 years as a pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Darlington, SC, Pastor Keith and his family moved to the Riverview area to serve as our lead pastor. He and his wife, Cyndi, have four daughters, Rylie, Haley, Cassidy, and Courtney.

Randall Hosea

Executive Pastor, Elder

Pastor Randall was born and raised in Central, Florida where, as a child, he became a follower of Jesus Christ. He answered the call to full-time ministry in his mid-twenties and later graduated from the Baptist College of Florida with a degree in Music Ministry with a Major in Conducting and a Minor in Voice. Pastor Randall has served as an associate pastor here at First Riverview since 1997 and sees himself as privileged to be part of what God is doing in our Riverview community and around the world. He has held several different positions on our team and currently serves as our Executive Pastor and Interim Student Pastor. Pastor Randall married his wife, Kathy in 1979, and they have three sons, who are all married, along with eleven grandchildren.

Support Team

Allie Hosea

Pastors' Admin

Elizabeth Carman

Office Assistant

Amy Chilton

Ministry Assistant & PreView Director


Ralf Schwilk

Karl Walliser

Gary Vercher

Active Deacons

Ken Albaugh
Kevin Brownell
Arnold Gonzalez
Michael Rebilas
Chris Rill
Paul Strickland