The mission and purpose of our church is found in the need of every human to connect with our gracious God in relationship through Jesus Christ. Our hope and prayer is that you and your family find the fulfillment that can only be found in Him.
I have always had a love for music and enjoy serving Christ alongside such great talent. I grew up in Pennsylvania where I accepted Christ during VBS at the age of 9. I worked with Rite Aid for 32 years as a Regional Supervisor and now am the Site Coordinator for an ENT. I have two children: Adam and Chelsea. I enjoy working out, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.
Audio / Visual Tech
I have worshiped and served at Pleasant Grove for 25 years. I have been a teacher in Christian education for 13 years. I currently serve as a staff member at Praise Academy. I am a die-hard Notre Dame fan and a self-proclaimed Baptist nun.
Sunday School Director
I married my wife, Norma, in December of 1964. We have three children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson. I retired from Voith Paper Fabric and Roll Service in 2019 and enjoy woodworking, camping, and spending time with my family.
Tim & Tracy Bonds
Rooted Student Ministry Directors
My wife, Tracy, and I have been married since 1993 and have been coming to Pleasant Grove since 2000. We have been in youth ministry here since 2006 and Rooted directors since 2017. We are both life-long residents of Paulding County. I have a degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University. We love the opportunity to help shape our middle and high school students during the short time we have them. I enjoy reading, sports, traveling and spending time with family.
Grove Kids Director
I married my best friend, Deli, in 2004 and we have 3 sons. I am a strong advocate for children with special needs and adoption as both of these situations have greatly impacted our lives. My passion is making children's lives better and showing them they are loved. I am currently a student at Luther Rice University where I am working on my Bachelors Degree in Religion and Biblical Counseling. I have a servant's heart and enjoy volunteer work. Outside of my work at the church, I am currently Vice President of PTA and a leader in Cub Scouts.
I grew up in Douglasville and moved to Dallas when I married Paul in July 1995. Paul has since passed. We have one daughter, Lashai. I have worked for the Paulding County Board of Education since 1997. I enjoy camping, watching new and old movies, and hanging out with family and friends.