LaGaye MacDowall

Dir. of Ministry Development and Growth

LaGaye and her husband Darryl have been part of the River Oak Church family since 2008. LaGaye is a pastor’s daughter from NC and Darryl is a Chiropractor from upstate NY.  They met at Liberty University where she completed her Master of Arts degree in Counseling after her time at Radford University and Georgia State.  LaGaye has had the privilege to lead and serve in various roles of administration and development in Christian education, crisis pregnancy centers and several other faith-based, non-profit organizations and ministries. Over the last 32 years, the Lord has given LaGaye the opportunity to lead and serve, while He grew in her heart a love and passion for individuals to embrace the healing, liberty and joy that is found in a life changed by following Jesus. She  counts it a great privilege, and one of her highest joys, to help people discover, grow, and serve in their area of gifting. LaGaye and Darryl, our Men’s Ministry Team Coach, have four children: : Alexsa- completing her Masters degree at the American University in Cairo and her husband Armia- a surgical resident with Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons who  are serving in the Middle East. Tyler, who is completing his Masters at Trinity College, Dublin in Philosophy and Logan who is a Global Studies  Jr at Liberty University. They are a family who intentionally seeks to embrace a life of adventure, gratitude, and service.


P: (757) 382-9500

Service Times:
9:30AM (Livestream Available)
255 Great Bridge Blvd.,
Chesapeake, VA 23320