Bill Bloomquist, Executive and Worship Pastor

Pastor Bill holds two pastoral roles at RTBC which allow him to minister in areas that reveal his passions. Bill believes that the worship of God is our primary calling in life and that as we encounter God in worship we are changed. As we encounter God’s holiness and majesty, experience his mercy and forgiveness through Jesus, and allow the Holy Spirit to work in us, we will be transformed; our lives and the lives of everyone around us will be affected.  As Executive Pastor, he has the privilege of guiding the RTBC staff to help them be more effective in fulfilling their roles of serving both the body of RTBC and the community in which we minster.

Bill is originally from Douglas, Arizona.  He moved to Maryland for college and except for three years in graduate school in Texas has lived all of his adult life in Maryland.  Before joining the staff at Riva Trace in 1983, he had a career as a concert pianist and private studio piano teacher.  He has been married to Mary Ann for over 30 years and they have one daughter Brooke.