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Our pastor

Chris Promersberger is the Lead Pastor at Mountain Valley Church.  During his life of ministry, he has been a pastor, a teaching elder and a pastor of youth ministry.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies and Biblical Languages and a Master of Divinity degree from Pensacola Theological Seminary.  Chris was ordained in 2004 at Pine Forest Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida.

Chris's goal is to open the word of God with grace and to spread a passion to LOVE God first and to LOVE others well.  His love for Jesus is evident in his energentic and passionate teaching style.

our team leaders

  • Gary Phillips

    worship team leader

    Garry has lived in the East Mountains since moving here from California in 1991.  He has a BSEE from Arizona State University and an MSEE from MIT.  He and his wife, Kathy have three grown children (Justin, Jennifer, and Jeremiah) and one grandson (Jared).  Garry's life passions are music and making things work.  His favorite book is The Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis.

  • Sondra Burch

    children's team leader

    Sondra has 37 years of experience teaching kids in church settings.  She loves working with children and helping them grow in their knowledge of Jesus Christ.  In addition to leading the Children's Ministry at MVC, Sondra is a part of the Worship Team.  Sondra and her husband, Gary have four children (Chris, Michaela, Tarren, and Mark) and one daughter-in-law (Ashley).  Sondra is grateful for the opportunity that God has given her to be a part of the live of the next generation here at MVC.

  • Miles Shiver

    Life group ministry leader


  • shawnna gregory

    Church Administrator

    Shawnna moved to the East Mountains in 2010 and joined partnership with Mountain Valley Church in May 2011.  She has worked in several capacities within MVC, including volunteering, Children's Church teacher, Children's Church Assistant Director, Children's Church Director, and Event Coordinator before becoming the Church Administrator.  She enjoys firearms and spending time with her husband of eight years and their dogs.