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Michael Hontz

Senior Pastor

Mike and his wife Marta have two daughters, Elliana & Emily. Mike served as a Youth Pastor in Marion Center, Pennsylvania after graduating from Appalachian Bible College (BA - Bible Theology) in 2001. In 2005, they moved to Indiana for Mike to attend Grace Theological Seminary and began ministering at Pleasant View Bible Church where Mike served as a pastoral intern in the areas of youth and music. In 2007, after graduating from Grace Seminary (M.Div. - Exegetical Studies), Mike became the Youth Pastor at PVBC. He transitioned to become the Associate Pastor in 2009 and the Senior Pastor in 2011.


Ryan Petgen

Associate Pastor

Ryan and his wife, Teresa, began attending Pleasant View regularly in 2002 after experiencing the churches' commitment to the preaching of the Word and warm fellowship. They directed the Wednesday evening children's ministry for several years prior to the church inviting him to join the pastoral staff in August of 2009 as the Youth and Children's Pastor. In 2012, Ryan transitioned into his current position where he provides leadership in the areas of outreach, children, visitation, and our Deacon ministries. Before coming to PVBC, Ryan pastored locally at Harrison Center Church and Bourbon Bible Church. Prior to that he was youth pastor at Grace Bible Church in Elkhart, Indiana. Ryan graduated from Appalachian Bible College in West Virginia, where he met his wife. They have two teenagers, Katelyn and Joshua, and a third grader, Caleb.


Matthew Seaver

Youth and Worship Pastor

Matthew lived in Montague Michigan for 19 years and has just graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois with a Bachelors Degree in Youth and Music. He grew up in a loving Christian home with six sisters and one brother. Matt and Sara, his wife, are very excited to live life to the fullest by serving the Lord in the area of youth and worship. Matthew began his ministry at PVBC in August of 2012.


Pam Peters

Church Secretary

Pam has been married to her husband Scott for 33 years and they have two adult children, Robert & Mindy. Robert and his wife Melissa live in Warsaw, IN. Mindy, her husband Matthew, son Seth Parker and daughter Lydia Sue live in Rolling Prairie, IN. Pam has served as secretary since August of 2007. Some of her responsibilities include finances and preparing the bulletin.


Pam Lackey

Church Secretary

Pam has been married to Paul Lackey for 30 years. They have 13 grandchildren. She started attending Pleasant View in 1987 and has worked at the church in several different capacities since 1992. Some resposibilities include coordinating all church social activities, Prayer Promtings and answering the phone.