Chris Promersberger serves as the Lead Teaching Pastor. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies and Biblical Languages and a Master of Divinity degree from Pensacola Theological Seminary. He is continuing his education by taking doctoral classes at MidWestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Chris has served as a youth pastor, teaching elder, and church planter. God’s grace energizes Chris to lead and train others to have a passion about the person of Jesus and His cross that they might follow Him with their lives. While he loves drinking coffee, it is always better over a conversation with others. He is very eclectic and seasonal in his hobbies, but you most likely will catch him studying the Bible, reading a book, working out, or spending time with his family. He is married to Lisa and they have three girls: Victoria Michelle, Elianna Joele, and Selah Joy. Victoria awaits their arrival in heaven.
Jamie Duke is the Family Pastor at Mountain Valley Church. Jamie was born and raised in Truth or Consequences, NM. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from New Mexico State University in 1995 and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary in 2000. God made it clear to Jamie at the age of 21 that he was called to full-time ministry. He has served for the last 25 years in New Mexico and Texas as an associate pastor in a variety of roles (youth, college, and family ministries, small groups, worship, discipleship, and Christian education), as a senior pastor, and as a church planter. Jamie is passionate about discipleship and raising up Christian leaders. Jamie and his wife, Melissa, met at the Baptist Student Union at NMSU. They have been married since August, 1995. They have three incredible children: Emily, Ryan, and Megan. They also have two loyal dogs. Jamie loves home improvement, working outdoors, mountain biking, hiking, and following the Texas Rangers. Being raised in southern New Mexico, he has grown to love both red and green chile.
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 books are The Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis.
Sondra has 33 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), one daughter-in-law (Ashley), and one grandson (Owen). Sondra is grateful for the opportunity that God has given her to be a part of the lives of the next generation here at MVC.
Donna is an Albuquerque native who moved to the East Mountains in 1990. She has been attending Mountain Valley Church since 2008. In addition to serving as Financial Secretary, Donna is a Life Group Leader, a member of the Women's Ministry Team, and a greeter. She and her husband, Tim, have five children and three grandchildren. She enjoys hiking and sewing.