Rev. Lucy Scofield Bowerman, Stated Supply Pastor 



Pastor Lucy joined the Rivle congregation in December 2018.  She is a graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur Georgia and has served the

Presbyterian Church USA for nearly 23 years.  Prior to seminary, Lucy received her Masters in Counseling from Georgia State University and practiced psychotherapy in the Atlanta area until she answered the call to ministry and began her seminary education.  Lucy is married to the Reverend David Bowerman and has two grown daughters.  As often as possible, Lucy enjoys getting out into nature to hike and to listen to the birds sing.



 Peggy Lint, Office Administrator


Peggy joined the staff at Riverdale in July of 2008. Prior to that she worked 25 years for National Capitol Presbytery as receptionist, office administrator and bookkeeper.

She is an active member at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Hyattsville. Peggy lives in Riverdale Park, and enjoys playing with their grandson, camping, bowling and surf-fishing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.



 Michael Hopkins-Gross, Music Director


Michael was born in Baltimore and grew up with a passion for music, with his formal training beginning when he received piano lessons at the age of 7. He is an alumnus of the Maryland State Boychoir where he also served on the staff as a music theory instructor, accompanist, and conducting scholar. He has served as the Assistant Music Director of the Glorystar Children's Chorus in Potomac, MD, where he was in charge of the Chamber Choir and Men's Ensemble. Michael presently studies voice and composition. Michael is an active composer and arranger in a wide variety of style and is most at home in the choral idiom. He has received various commissions in the Baltimore area. His works are performed by ensembles and artists throughout MD. He received a BM degree in music composition from the University of Maryland and is currently finishing a degree in choral/general music education.


Phyllis Tucker-Saunders, Children & Youth Ministry Leader


We are excited to have Phyllis leading our Children & Youth.  She is a recent graduate from Wesley Theological Seminary with her Masters of Arts in Theological studies.