Sunday May 27 , 2018
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Our History

Rivertree Church began as a small group meeting together to worship, study God’s Word and create community,  Church planters, Steve and Shaye Caperton, moved to the Milford area in the spring of 1996 where they began meeting on Sunday mornings at Live Oaks Vocational School. 

After several years in a small building on State Route 28, Rivertree had grown and was in need of a larger facility.  The church needed a building that could accommodate the vision and growth as well as reduce the number of weekend services.  In February of 2004 church property at 5857 Highview Drive was purchased. 

Steve Caperton suffered a health emergency in 2012 and after making his recovery made the decision not to return as Senior Pastor. John Palazzolo was installed as Senior Pastor in the beginning of 2013 with John Eirich as Lead Pastor.

John Palazzolo had served in his role as Senior Pastor as a volunteer from 2013 through 2018 at which time he stepped down from that position. John Palazzolo remained a part of the church, serving as a part of the speaking team and as a church Trustee. John Eirich was installed as Senior Pastor in 2018 with John Sinclair as Lead Pastor.