Glenn Taylor, Pastor
Pastor Glenn Taylor grew up in Jesup, Georgia. He began his ministry in 1979 as Director of Education and Youth of First Baptist of Springfield, Georgia, before going to pastor from 1981 to 1987 at Averett Baptist Church in Nelson, Virginia. From 1987 to the present, he has been pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Anderson, South Carolina. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University where he received a B.S in Sociology with emphasis in Social Work, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Divinity degree, and Cambridge Graduate School where he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree. He also did graduate work through Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary. He has also earned two units of CPE (clinical pastoral education).
Glenn was married to Terri in 1979. Terri is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Anderson University in addition to being very involved in ministry through Pleasant View. They have a daughter, Megan Williams (who is married to Landon … they had their first child, Emory, on April 18, 2015, and their second, Penn, on December 22, 2016!!!), a son Seth (who is married to Kathryn), and another son, Ethan. Megan teaches English as a second language as well as ministering alongside her husband who is a pastor. Seth is presently living in Germany as he works as a mechanical engineer for Bosch Corporation. Ethan graduates with a degree this May from Anderson University and will be attending Duke University in the Fall to begin working on his Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) degree.
Glenn seeks to lead the church in never sacrificing doctrinal purity while at the same time upholding our vision of always acting in love. He seeks to preach messages which provide practical biblical instruction for life’s challenges.
Sheryl Dooley, Administrative Assistant
Sheryl has been Administrative Assistant at Pleasant View for a little over 3 years and has held this position at various churches in the Anderson area during the past 25 years. Sheryl has a daughter, Jennifer and her husband Kirt, and a son, Steven and his wife Lisa; 2 grandsons (Taylor and John) and 4 granddaughters (Caroline, Ashlyn, Reagan and Campbell).
Aslyn Romeo, Interim Worship Leader
Aslyn is from Graniteville, South Carolina. She is currently a Junior at Anderson University where she is working towards a degree in Elementary Education. After she graduates in 2020, Aslyn plans to pursue a career in teaching as well as being involved in worship and children’s ministry. Aslyn is very passionate about worship ministry as she also leads worship in Anderson University’s Campus Ministries Band. She believes that singing praises to the Lord is a beautiful way for us to connect with our savior and to grow in our adoration for him. Above all, it is Aslyn’s desire that Pleasant View will understand the depths of Christ’s love through worship.
Austin Cartee, Interim Minister to Students
Austin is from Williamston, South Carolina. He is currently a senior at Anderson University where he is studying Elementary Education. When he graduates this May, Austin plans on teaching full time, while being involved in both worship and youth ministry. Austin is very passionate about children and teenagers. He feels that teaching, in the classroom and in youth ministry, allows him to share the love of God in a tangible way. When it is all said and done, Austin’s main focus is that the youth at PVBC will come to understand the Gospel, and know God in a deep and intimate relationship.