Founding & Senior Pastors
As a young couple, fresh out of Bible School with two daughters and a third child on the way, Jeff and Beth Jones felt God's call to pioneer Valley Family Church in 1991 with a vision to make an eternal difference in Southwest Michigan. As a husband and wife team, they has always led together as visionary pastors and have shared the pulpit as Bible teachers. They are passionated about building the local church in Greater Kalamazoo and the global church around the world.
Their message has always been focused on the basics of the Bible and has remained consistent since VFC's beginning. throughout VFC's history. Their goal of their teaching has been to help people live an abundant life through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit and through faith in God's Word. In short, it's our mission statement: we exist to help people live a great life with God.
Jeff and Beth have four kids and one grandchild. Meghan is married to Brodie Hock. Annie is married to Zack Spangler. Luke is married to Kelsey Jones. Eric married to Alexa Jones. All of their kids and in-laws have served with them in the church for many years and each sense their own unique calling to ministry.
Culture is often defined by values, priorities and language. At VFC our culture is defined by our mission, vision, core values, priorities and the language we use. To get the snapshot of VFC, just click and read up on the VFC Culture.