We exist for God’s glory, to proclaim God’s word, grow God’s people, and share God’s gospel.


As part of the SBC, Riverstone Church adheres to the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message.


  • matthew grise - lead pastor

    Pastor Matt came to RiverStone in April of 2014. Prior to serving here he was the pastor of Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Mechanic Falls, ME for five years. He grew up in northern Indiana and gave his life to Christ as a teenager. He has a passion for God’s word and God’s glorious gospel. When he is not reading or studying you can find him on the golf course, enjoying a football, basketball, or baseball game, or spending time with his beautiful bride, Katie.

    He has an Associate Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL, and a MA in Theological Studies from Liberty Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA. E-Mail Pastor Matt

  • andrew hoy - worship leader

    Andrew began leading worship at RiverStone in the summer of 2013. He has served in the Tampa area as a worship leader since 2006, when he attended the University of South Florida. He is passionate about helping people connect to God in worship through scripture, prayer, and music. By day, he serves as the Choral Director at Tampa Preparatory School and teaches students from grades 6-12. He was married in 2009 to his lovely wife, Brenna. They had their first daughter, Sylvia, in February of 2015, and their son, Emmett, in August of 2017.

    He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from USF. E-Mail Andrew

  • JAZMINE ALBRITTON - children's director

    Jazmine stepped into the role of Children's Ministry Director in May 2020. She is a graduate of USF and has a passion for helping children understand how much Jesus loves them. She and her husband Noah recently welcomed their first daughter, Eden. Jazmine brings excitement and creativity to her new role and can't wait to see how God is going to work in the lives of the kids at Riverstone. E-Mail Jazmine