Leadership

Nathaniel Rios 

Lead Pastor

Pastor Nathaniel and his wife, Shera, moved to Oxford, Ms in the fall of 2014 with the intent of planting a church.  Previously they have served in various positions of ministry in Tupelo, Ms; Columbia, Ms; Beaumont, Tx; and Stockton, Ca. In his spare time Pastor Rios enjoys playing golf, spending time with people, and cheering on the Golden State Warriors!  

Shera  Rios 

First Lady & Music Department Director

Sis. Shera is the amazing wife of our pastor, as well mother to 5 Rios boys Treyson, Chandler, Lyndon, Bryler, and Wessley-Fynn, each of which adds a special touch to this bunch. Shera is a dynamic worship leader and a wonderful confidant.  She thrives in areas that she can use her creativity and organization skills.  Sis. Shera is also the coordinator for Spring up Kids and Spring up Kids Jr. 

Cynthia Cummings

Pastoral Administrator

Cynthia joined the WCC team in August of 2017 after graduating with a BA in Christian Ministry.  After transplanting from the North, she quickly learned that the South had much more to offer her than just sweet tea.  Cynthia is a progressive, millennial leader who has served in multiple organizations, growing their administrative teams. 

Andrew Yeats  

Covenant Youth & Young Adult Leader 

Andrew is a native Mississippian with a passion for seeing the kingdom of God grow. Using his natural leadership abilities, Andrew creates a path for Young People and Young Adults to connect with Christ in Oxford. 

Jennifer Neal 

Grief Share Coordinator 

Jennifer has a PHD in counseling, with an emphasis in substance abuse. She leads our Grief Share Group, a friendly program that specifically walks alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences, loss.  You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone and we would love for you to join this process. 

Justin Gray

Men of Faith Director 

Justin Gray and his family have been members of Wellspring since 2017. Seeing the need he has assumed the position as Men of Faith coordinator. Our Men of Faith meet monthly and are sure to have a wonderful time.