Staff & Elders

Staff & Elders

Senior Minister

Bob beltz

Bob Beltz has served as the Senior Minister of Valley Mills Christian Church since October of 2013.   From 2002 – 2007, he served as the Worship Minister, coming back in 2013 to follow God’s call in his current role.  Born and raised near Daytona Beach, Florida, he graduated from Florida Christian College of Kissimmee in 1983, where he met and married his college sweetheart, Robin.  They have two girls, Amanda and Kristi, who are both married and serving the Lord…
Children’s Minister

Tanya Henthorn

Tanya Henthorn joined Valley Mills in October of 2019 as the Children’s Minister.  She is a graduate of Lincoln Christian College and has over 20 years of Children’s Ministry experience in Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana.  Tanya has a deep passion for connecting with kids as well as their parents and walking alongside of the family to equip and encourage them in their child’s spiritual journey. She has been married to Keith for 15 years and when they have down-time they…
Youth Minister

Craig Rice

Craig Rice joined Valley Mills in April of 2020 and serves as our Student Minister. Craig is originally from Brazil, Indiana where he spent most of his life. He attended Milligan College receiving a degree in Bible with an emphasis in Youth Ministry. Craig has been married to his amazing wife Caroline for two years. They recently had a baby boy named Peter. Craig has a passion for student ministry and reaching the lost for Christ. In his spare time…
Ministry and Counseling Coordinator

Robin Paul

Robin Paul has been on staff with us since 2015; she serves as our part-time Ministry & Counseling Coordinator. Robin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who desires to use her Spirit-given capacity in exhortation to serve God by motivation others to action through relationship and helping identify practical steps for problem-solving. Organizationally, Robin has several years of supervisory and management experience. She is a strong believer that “church” is not a place you go, but something to “be”. Robin…
Administrative Coordinator

Tanya Gonterman

Tanya Gonterman has been on staff since 2014 and serves as our Administrative Coordinator.  She is married to her high school sweetheart, Todd (who you may see on Sunday mornings behind the drums as part of the worship team). They have two children, a wonderful son and daughter-in-law and are blessed with two sweet grandsons.  Tanya grew up in Louisville, KY but has traveled extensively during her husband’s 22-year career in the United States Navy — their time living in…
Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Casey Harvey

Casey Harvey joined our staff as a summer assistant supporting our children’s programming initiatives in 2016 and 2017.  Casey has since added a few hours of her time as an ongoing part-time administrator to help us coordinate our “Connections” Ministry (greeters, ushers) and assist in managing our church database.  Please look for Casey’s welcoming smile around our greeter stations on Sunday mornings as she coordinates many busy volunteers. Casey has been blessed to be married to Jason for 4 years…
Spiritual Growth Coordinator

Joe Mcneil

Joe McNeil joined Valley Mills in November 2017 and serves on staff as our Spiritual Growth Coordinator.  He previously served as our Interim Worship Minister.  Joe has been playing music in various ministries for over 20 years, and he believes that true worship is pouring out your heart and soul to God and truly being authentic and honest in His presence.  He also finds great joy in serving!  He is married to his amazing and beautiful wife Tomesia, who also has 20 years of…
Worship Arts Minister

Mark Stair

Mark Stair is our Worship Arts Minister. He joined our staff in the summer of 2018. He is a graduate of Milligan college and is married to his wife JJ. He has a passion for serving the Lord and believes God has called him into ministry. Some of his favorite hobbies include photography, making videos, running and watching movies. Forming and maintaining lasting relationships is an important part of Mark’s life as he realizes life is not meant to be…
Chairman of the Elders

Don DeHart


Dave Knight


Tom Carter


Troy Jones

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