Richard Johnston


Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in the west suburbs, Pastor Rich Johnston received his Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and later received his Master’s in Education from Ball State University in 1974. Pastor Johnston taught for 20 years in Indianapolis (Indianapolis Public Schools and Lawrence Township schools). Pastor Johnston felt a call to pastorate in 1988. He took Read More…

James Faris


God showed his grace to James by placing him in a Christian home. He was baptized as an infant, and came to faith through the witness of his church and family. He learned the Scriptures from his youth in the home and as a member of the Reformed Presbyterian Churches in Bloomington, Indiana, Kokomo, Indiana, and Lafayette, Indiana. After Read More…

Dr. Roy Blackwood

Pastor Emeritus

In 1964, Second Reformed Presbyterian Church was organized and Dr. Roy Blackwood was installed as pastor in 1966. Dr. Blackwood grew up in New Concord, Ohio where he was baptized and attended the Reformed Presbyterian Church. He served in the Navy as navigator and division officer in World War II. Dr. Blackwood graduated from Geneva College and attended the Reformed Read More…

Elders and Deacons

Ruling Elders:

Richard Blankenship
Donald Cassell
Dean Filson
Dave Mauser
Terry Magnuson
Jeff Platt
Dennis Prutow
Russ Pulliam
Ram Rao


Richard Blum
Jim Bright
Eric Filson
Greg Magnuson
Tom Mangan
Mike Stuart
Paul Swigart Read More…


Elder Dean Filson serves the church part-time as an assistant to the pastors.






Jenny Blankenship works in the office as the administrative assistant.  If you have a question or would like more information about the church, call or email the office, and she will be glad to assist you! Read More…