MEET OUR ELDERS
Lead Elder Richard M. Salas  
 
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Rich and his wife Leslie have been part of Three Rivers Community Church since 2000.  Rich accepted the Lord as a Senior in High School in 1971.   He attended Eastern New Mexico University on a track scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American History and Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978.  In 1980, he started a career in Financial Services as a Registered Investment Advisor  in which he is currently active today.
 
Rich has been affiliated with EFCA since 1980 and has served as a delegate for the Southwest Boarder District EFCA.  He has also served as an elder in three congregations.
 

Rich has a passion for studying the Bible and leads the adult Sunday School where he brings his knowledge and wisdom from personal study and his year of study at The Cornerstone Bible Training Institute.   You will also find him comfortably bringing us a message at the pulpit or during weekly fellowship.  Or mopping the floors.  Or…

Elder  Norm Crabill
 
Born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas, Norm and his wife Suzanne have been part of Three Rivers Community Church since 2007.  Norm was born again by God’s grace in the summer of 1966 and made Jesus Lord of his life in 1974.   Norm’s spiritual gift is teaching and after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Education from Texas State University  (formerly Southwest Texas State University) in San Marcos,  he went on to teach elementary students at various Christian schools from 1980 – 2014.  In 2017,  Norm began serving as an elder at Three Rivers where you can find him ‘going before and behind us’ as he opens the church early on Sunday morning and stays late to close.  You will also find Norm delivering a message at the pulpit, administering communion, leading young and old alike in Bible studies, or helping out with children’s church.