R. Fowler White

Born in Tennessee, Pastor White has been active in ministry as a pastor, teacher, preacher, presbyter, and author for many years. Before coming to Valley, he served at Ligonier Ministries, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, and Knox Theological Seminary. During his ministry, he has preached and taught in the U.S., Korea, and the Caribbean Islands. He…

Justin E. Estrada

Justin joined the ministerial staff at Valley in December 2014, a privilege of which the Lord reminds him daily through the love and grace of his colleagues and congregation. He has been married to his dearest friend, Laura, since 2006, and together they have three children: Tallis, Eliana, and Milla. Justin has served in various…

Nathan Benjamin

Nathan Benjamin serves alongside a terrific team of volunteers and students who help to grow relationships within and outside the youth ministry, while awakening the young people to the love of their Creator and His perfect design for their lives. Nathan and his wife, Kim, have been members of Valley for sixteen years, married for…

Pam Prigel

Pam was born in Niagara Falls, NY, and settled in Perry Hall, MD, when she was eight years old. Years later she met husband Bobby Prigel at Beachmont Christian Camp and married him after high school. Pam and Bobby have three grown children and two grandsons. Pam went to college in her forties—with her daughter—as…

Jackie Henley

A member of Valley since its days in Mount Washington, MD, Jackie started on staff at Valley on a part-time basis in 1995, serving as Finance Coordinator. After having worked as a teacher’s aide, a secretary to a psychiatrist, and a receptionist/secretary for a law firm, she became full-time at Valley as the Administrative Coordinator’s…

Carol Lee Griffin

Carol Lee Griffin was born in Charlottesville, VA, raised in Lutherville, and attended Lutherville Elementary, Riderwood Elementary, St. Paul’s School for Girls, Towson University and Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University)—all local schools. She considered only local colleges for the main purpose of staying close to Art, whom she met at age fourteen and married…

Mary Ruth Bisset

Mary Ruth was born and raised in Southern California. While attending Biola University, she traveled with a group of students to River Valley Ranch in Maryland, where she met Tom Bisset. They married in 1964. She finished her education at Towson University with a major in Music Education and taught at Pleasant Plains Elementary for…

Brent Hardesty

Born and raised in Baltimore, Brent began his musical career at the age of fourteen. After having assisted in the cultivation and growth of contemporary worship in various local congregations, Brent joined Valley in the fall of 2012 to aid in the inauguration of its own contemporary service. Apart from his role at Valley, he…

Sandy Smith

Sandy grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Covenant College, graduating in 1981 with a Business Administration major and Bible minor. She has worked as an office administrator at Covenant Seminary, recreational manager and accounting assistant in Yellowstone Nat’l Park, and secretary for a financial lending institution until starting a family with her husband,…