Rev. David Herman

Senior Pastor

Pastor David is a native of Creedmoor and has been serving at Pleasant Grove since September 2007.  David began serving as Senior Pastor in February of 2019.  He is a graduate of Southeastern where he received a degree in Pastoral Ministry.  David and his wife Kelly, were married in December of 2008, and have two sons, Nash and Judson, who bring great joy to their lives. David and Kelly love working with the families of Pleasant Grove and seeing lives that are transformed by Christ.

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rEV. corey foster

Associate pastor

Pastor Corey was born and raised in Bunn, NC. Corey earned his bachelor's degree in Business from North Carolina Wesleyan College. He also holds a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Liberty University. Corey began serving at Pleasant Grove in August of 2019.

Corey and his wife Madison have one son named Judah, and a daughter named Micah, and currently live in Franklinton. The Fosters love being outdoors, spending time with family, reading, and music. Corey loves singing and playing guitar in his free time.

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Rev. Scott reel

Children's pastor

Pastor Scott is originally from West Palm Beach, FL, but has lived in Wake Forest since 2005. Scott earned his bachelors degree in History from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He also holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Liberty University and a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Scott began his service at Pleasant Grove in August of 2018. He is also a career Christian school teacher and has taught 6th grade history at North Raleigh Christian Academy since 2010.

Scott and his wife Jenny have two children, Violet and John, and live in downtown Wake Forest. The Reels enjoy games of all kinds, books, and travel. Scott also loves basketball and football and Jenny loves cooking and sewing.

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Mrs. Allison Day

Administrative assistant

Allison is originally from Fredericksburg, VA, and is a graduate of Montreat College in Montreat, NC, where she majored in mathematics.  She has been married to Chris for 18 years and they enjoy spending time outdoors in God's beautiful creation exploring state and national parks.  Allison and Chris have 2 teenage children, Emma and Jacob.  Allison has been serving at Pleasant Grove since May 2017.

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