The staff at White River Christian Church strives to live out the mission of connecting every life to Jesus. We love being able to serve alongside you in this endeavor. To learn more about our staff structure, you can view our Organizational Chart


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Derek Lynas

Derek Lynas

Outreach and Cafe Pastoroffice: 317-773-2233 ext. 129

Derek serves as Team Leader for all Outreach ministries, implementing vision and strategy, aligning ministry initiatives with our Faith Development Plan, while providing leadership and care for the team. Before his days at White River, Derek worked in the sales field in both the Telecommunications and Orthodontic industries. Derek received his BS in Marketing from Ball State University and a Masters in Ministerial Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University. He lives in Noblesville with his wife Janna and their four children, Amelia, Hope, Mac, and Mesfin.

Hobbies: hanging out with family & friends, playing sports, fishing, repurposing anything, being a goofball mostly