Simply put, we are a community of people who love Jesus and our neighbors. Our mission is to know Him better and make Him known throughout our community.
Moreover, we aim to bring the Gospel message to life through rich teaching, deep study, personal relationships and intimate discipleship. The Gospel is alive through God’s people and it’s alive through The Valley Church.
What to Expect on Sundays
We meet on Sunday mornings at 11:30am. Service times usually last a little over an hour or so. During service children and infants enjoy Kid’s Ministry operated by our fully trained and vetted staff. We serve donuts or bagels and coffee each week! As always, feel free to take it into the service. Our leaders usually wear jeans and t-shirts, we want everyone to feel comfortable. And finally, as for worship, you’ll enjoy a rich, theological blend of acoustic, praise and worship and the classics.
Chuck and Rachelle Smith
Teaching Pastor and Nursery Ministry Team Leader
Chuck is the Lead Pastor at the Valley Church. He prides himself in his many talents, such as fantasy football, binge-watching Netflix and making a mean root beer float. He met his wife in 2008 and somehow convinced her to marry him. Together, they have two incredible sons, Brentley and Jaxson and love the city of Cincinnati! They want nothing more than to love Jesus more passionately and make Him known throughout this city.
Michael and Kylie Esch
Small Groups Team Leaders
Michael and Kylie Esch have been happily married since 2009 and have 3 children. They have had the pleasure of leading small groups in various church settings for many years. They are known for their love of talking, reading, writing, and drinking fine coffee.
Dave and Hollie McGuire
Financial and Children's Ministry Team Leaders
Dave and Hollie are passionate about teaching the Bible to kids and showing them the love of Jesus. She has two beautiful daughters and a loving husband. On Sunday, you can find her in the loft hearding several youngsters with a smile on her face. She enjoys all things faith and family.
Brandon and Kristina Barnes
Youth Ministry Team Leaders
Together, Brandon and Krissy have a son, Preston. Their passion is reaching out to youth, watching sporting events (Buckeyes and Cowboys) and spending time with their church family. You can find them on Sunday mornings serving the church they love.
Welcome Ministry Team Leader
Ryan has enjoyed his newly found home in Cincinnati, originally hailing from the great state of Delaware. He’s passionate about three things: Jesus, his two boys, and the Baltimore Orioles. Every Sunday morning you’ll find him with a Starbucks coffee in hand and an excitement to see what God will do through The Valley.
Media and Technology Team Leader
Matt works in the Tech Industry, something he is very passionate about. He is also very passionate about theology and spreading the Gospel message through action and service. In his spare time, he does web-design, tinkers in his computer lab and brags about the Cubs. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and helping out here at the Valley Church.
The Valley Church
4400 Ashland Ave. Norwood, Ohio 45212
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