Reverend Corenna Boucher Hoyt, PastorBio
Pastor Corenna was called as our Senior Pastor in March of 2023. Pastor Corenna has been in vocational ministry for 25 years, most recently serving full time as the state director with Young Life in Rhode Island. Prior to being called as Senior Pastor at RCC, Pastor Corenna was a member of Attleboro Covenant Church, where she served as the Youth Advisor, as Sunday School Superintendent (establishing a summer children’s program), on the worship team, provided pastoral care, preaching and leading worship when the lead pastors were away, as well as leading children’s music, mission and memory. She found so much joy and energy in the opportunities Young Life provided to preach beyond her church, in pulpit supply around New England and at retreats.
Catherine Foos, Nursery School DirectorBio
Catherine Foos was appointed Director of Covenant Cooperative Nursery School in April of 2023. Catherine comes to us with an undergraduate degree in elementary education from Elmira College and experience as a lead teacher and school leader. She continued her education at Regent University School of Law, graduating with a law degree. She has combined her law and education experiences, serving through her own law practice and assisting other non-profits in their work. She is a creative educator who loves to help children and their families thrive in their learning environments. A committed follower of Jesus Christ, she and her family are faithful and active in their home church, West Dighton Christian Church.
Pam Neville (Bowser), Office ManagerBio
Upon graduation from The University of Chicago with a degree in French Language and Literature and plans to go to law school, Pam began what she thought was a temporary job working in the family business. 30 years later, Pam joined the staff of Riverside Covenant Church as office manager in September of 2012, while still working part-time in Smithfield. She withdrew from her position in the family business in 2014, and now works exclusively for the church, where she serves as both administrator and bookkeeper. In addition to her official duties, Pam serves on the worship leading team. Pam and her husband, Paul Bowser, are the parents of two adult children, Andrew and AnnaLeigh.