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Pastor A.J. Potter, Wife Karis, Sons Trent and Seth, Daughters Ashlynn and Breanna.

Pastor A.J. Potter came with his family to Pleasantville Baptist Church in September 2009.  Pastor Potter grew up in Bear Lake, MI. His father was the Pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Bear Lake.  As a teenager, God called Pastor Potter to go into the full time ministry.  The Lord led him to Fairhaven Baptist College in Chesterton, IN to continue and complete his educational training.  While at FBC he married his wife Karis in May of 2001.  Upon graduating in 2002 God called him to the ministry of the Ottumwa Baptist Temple and Pastor Randy Miller.  For 7 1/2 years Pastor Potter was the Youth Director / Bus Director in Ottumwa. 

Late in 2008 the Lord began to work in his heart about going into the position of full time Pastor.  Following the leading of the Lord, Pastor Potter accepted the invitation by the members of Pleasantville Baptist Church in September of 2009 to become their Pastor.  The Potter's have four children: Trent, Seth, Ashlynn, and Breanna and currently reside in Pleasantville, IA.






Pleasantville Baptist Church.

Pleasantville Baptist Church is a growing church located in Pleasantville, Iowa.  We are centrally located between Knoxville, Indianola, Melcher-Dallas, Carlisle, and are less than 30 minutes from the capital city of Des Moines.  We are an Independent, Fundamental Baptist Church with a zeal for the lost.  We conduct many outreach ministries each week with the purpose of winning the lost to Christ.  There is something for everyone at PBC and we invite you to attend our services and find a church home that you will grow to love and a church home that will help you to grow in Christ.

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