Our Pastoral Staff

Mark Keyser
Senior Pastor

Pastor Mark Keyser is originally from Zanesville, Ohio. He received his Bachelor's degree from Judson University, a Master's in pastoral counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School as well as a Master's of Divinity and a Doctorate from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. He first served at Calvary Baptist Church in Schaumburg from 1974 to 1981. He taught at Judson College from 1975 to 1986, and continues to teach at Judson University as he is able. Pastor Mark came to Ridgeview as Associate Pastor in 1986 and served in that capacity through July of 2007. He began his duties as Senior Pastor in August of 2007. He married his wife, Maurita, in 1986.


Contact Mark at pastormark@ridgeviewdanville.com

Tony Goss
Music & Worship Pastor

Pastor Tony was born and raised in Idaho. Tony and his wife Mary have raised their three children here in Danville: Nathan serves in the US Navy, Alyssa is pursuing a career in teaching, and Daniel is a high school student. Tony enjoys jigsaw puzzles, getting outdoors, and cheering on the Danville Dashers hockey team.


Contact Tony at tonygoss@ridgeviewdanville.com

Joe Mann
Youth Pastor for Family Developmenf

Joe is married to an amazing woman, Joyce! He oversees ministry to family, children, and youth. Pastor Joe wants everyone to have a personal relationship with Jesus that is reflected in their attitude in everyday life. He loves his wife, Lake Springfield Baptist Camp, board games, sports, and getting in trouble!


Contact Joe at joemann@ridgeviewdanville.com

Our Support Staff

Becky Figueroa
Church Secretary

Becky Figueroa was born in McAllen, Tx and raised here in Danville all her life; where she attended First Baptist Christian School and graduated from Danville High School.  She married her husband Joe in 1997. She has 2 daughters, Brianna and Annette, and a granddaughter, Lily. Together her family began to attend Ridgeview in 2005. Becky worked several part time jobs during her years as a home maker and also enjoyed volunteer work in several areas of the church.  She began as Assistant Secretary in 2009 and became Church Secretary in March of 2016. Becky enjoys singing and writing as well as spending time with her family.

Contact Becky at rbcdanville@ridgeviewdanville.com

Liz Reitsma
Secretary Assistant

Liz Reitsma, the wife of Nate Reitsma, is our new Secretary Assistant!  Together Liz and Nate have 5 children and live in Westville.  Prior to becoming Sectretary Assistant she has been a stay at home mom.  She really enjoys crafting and finding new ideas on Pintrest; she also enjoys spending time with her family.

Judie Summers
Church Comptroller

Judie Summers began serving as our Church Comptroller in 2015.  She is originally from Atlanta, TX.  She attended Texarkana Community College and Danville Area Community College.  She has been employed with Walgreen Accounting/Genpact for 27 years.  She and her husband Jeff were married in 1981.  They have two sons.  Judie’s responsibility as comptroller are to handle the finances of the church, including contributions, payroll, paying invoices and generating reports.

Mark Chase
Church Custodian

Mark Chase recently became our Church Custodian.  Mark has been a member of Ridgeview for almost 40 years.  The Chases were away from us for a while as Mark served in the Army; but have make Danville and Ridgeview their home for many years now.

Toni, Marks wife, is our Parish Nurse, and has served in our youth ministry for as long as anyone can remember.  Mark and  Toni raised 4 children at Ridgeview: Justin, Jeremy, Jacob and Brynn.  (Their grandchildren are regulars with us as well.)

We appreciate all Mark and his family do to serve the Lord with us at Ridgeview!

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