Elders

Pastor Jim Wallace

Pastor Jim Wallace and his wife Jeanie came to Reno in 1987 from Dallas, Texas, where Jim had just received his Master of Theology degree, a four-year post-graduate degree, in Pastoral Ministries. Dallas Theological Seminary is a non-denominational seminary that emphasizes Bible teaching and studying in the original languages of the Bible.  Jim found himself interested in the Seminary as a result of having attended the Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton while it was pastored by Chuck Swindoll. Read more...

Dave Giannotti

Dave Giannotti was born in San Francisco and has lived in the Reno / Sparks area since 1956.  He’s been married to his wife Jeanie for 40 years.  Dave became a Christian in 1977 and has led various Bible studies as well as being involved in prison ministry for 30 years.  He has served as an elder at RKCC since 2009.  He has two daughters, five grandchildren, and three great grandsons.  In addition to studying the Bible, Dave’s hobby is classic cars, hot rods, and motorcycles that include his modified 1957 Ranchero, Jeanie’s 1968 Mustang GTCS, and a Honda Valkyrie.

Keith Maslowski

Keith Maslowski grew up in California and has been in Nevada since 1987.  He came to faith in Christ in 1996 as a result of Risen King’s ministry and has been a part of the church family ever since.  He’s a hiker and a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.  He is a retired aircraft mechanic, having worked for the Nevada Air National Guard for 22 years.  He leads our men’s ministry, and has been a deacon for several years.

Deacons

Deaconesses

Blair McCoy

Blair McCoy has been a member of Risen King for many years and serves as our church secretary as well as a Deaconess. She also runs Risen King’s Operation Christmas Child ministry every fall.

Women’s Ministry

Donna Doss

I’m Donna Doss and I am in charge of coordinating a team for projector setup, running of the power points for worship music and Pastor Jim’s message and tear down and packing up of the equipment every Sunday. I also interpret sign language during services and at bible studies on request.

Men’s Ministry

Worship Ministry

Karen Moore

Karen Moore has been our worship leader at Risen King for many years, and a member since the church began.

Children’s Ministry

Jeanie Wallace

Jeannie Wallace is our pastor’s wife, an elementary school teacher, and heads up our ministry to children through weekly Sunday school during the services, for ages birth to 10 or 11.

Usher Ministry

Transportation Ministry

Steve Yoas

A servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Provide transportation to all church functions. Attempt to help others whenever able. Try to live every day in a way that pleases God and keep Him at the forefront at all times.