The staff and leadership here at Pleasant Valley is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at email@example.com
Our Leadership Team
Michael Carter - Pastor
Michael and Dynette Carter have been serving the local church in ministry for over 35 years. They have two daughters. Amberly is a Speech Language Pathologist in Dallas, and Kinsley is a Junior at Oklahoma State University. The Carters exist to attract people to loving relationships with God and the local church. Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry from Oklahoma Baptist University, a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and worked on a Doctor of Ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. The Carters love going to Disney World and the lake.
Scott Rankin - Worship Leader
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Ruth Day - Children's Ministry Director & Asher Day - Youth Pastor
Ruth Day is the wife of Asher Day and mother of 5 young children. She is a homeschool mom and has a background in Elementary Special education. Ruth enjoys sewing and being with her family. She joined the PVBC team in June 2021 and has been doing ministry along side her husband for 15 years. Ruth is excited to work with the children at PVBC and teach them a strong foundation and love for God’s Word. “ Train up a child in the way they should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6.
Michael Boyles - Pastor to Young Families
Michael has a Masters of Divinity in pastoral ministry from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and 8 years of teaching experience in lay leader roles and in filling in for pastors when they were away. His passion is in discipleship, helping believers reach their full potential in following Jesus Christ. The emphasis of his pastoral degree was in discipleship and Biblical Counseling. His wife Victoria homeschools their four children.
Michael teaches the young adults class aimed at 55 and younger adults. This class is a verse by verse teaching of the whole Bible following the pattern of J. Vernon McGee’s “Thru the Bible” program which alternates between old and New Testament books of the Bible.
Beth Thurmon - Ministry Assistant
Beth Thurmon joined the Leadership Team in November 2020 and has over 20 years of administrative assistant experience. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration from Wayland Baptist University. Beth and her husband, David, have three grown children and eight grandchildren. They enjoy going to visit their kids and camping.