Meet Our Team


Pastor Fernie Rivera

Pastor Fernie is the lead pastor and founder of Mid City Church. Prior to moving to Baton Rouge in 2015, Fernie led the launch of a new worshipping community in Chicago. He graduated from a United Methodist High School called Lydia Patterson Institute in 2007, Oklahoma City University in 2011 and received his M.Div from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in 2015. Fernie is passionate about planting churches so that people can discover life and purpose in Jesus.


Katie Davis

Katie is our Director of Community Engagement at Mid City Church. She does everything from social media and communications to small group engagement and logistical support. She was born in La Grande, OR but moved to Baton Rouge in 2010. She gradated from LSU in 2017 where she majored in Psychology and Sociology.