David Townsley is the pastor of Riverside Baptist Church. Pastor Townsley grew up in Southington, where his father is a pastor. For many years, Pastor Townsley and his wife, Annette, led the music ministry and young couples Bible study group. Three years ago, Central Baptist Church in Southington ordained David as a preacher of the gospel of Christ.
Annette grew up in Africa where her parents were missionaries. She taught high school before becoming a full-time mother and homemaker.
The Townsley family has lived in Terryville since 2009. They are excited about what God is doing in Terryville.