Jeff James, Lead Pastor

Jeff is a graduate of Mississippi College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  Prior to coming to Green Valley as Senior Pastor in July 2011, Jeff served for twelve years as the Senior Pastor at Mt. Vernon Church in Columbus, MS. Jeff and his wife, Jo Ellen, have two children.

Dawn Corley, Activities Director

Dawn was named Activities Director at Green Valley in October of 2004. Originally from Kentucky, she and her husband, Jeff, came to Alabama by way of Louisiana, Illinois, and Indiana.  They have two young sons.


Bryan Rice, Student Pastor

Bryan is a graduate of Anderson University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He married his high school sweetheart, Alyssa, in June of 2014 and joined the Green Valley staff in July of 2014.





Nancy Reeves, Financial Manager

Nancy graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Public Accounting and worked for Ernst and Young before having children.  She also has 18 years of experience in church financial work. Nancy and her husband Randall have been a part of the Green Valley family for many years. They have two grown children and two first graders. 


Amy Phifer, Preschool Director

Although Amy has been a member at Green Valley for many years, she joined the staff in April 2012 as Director of Preschool Ministries. Amy grew up in the Birmingham area and graduated from the University of Montevallo with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She and her husband Trent have three children.


Anna Davidson,
Ministry Coordinator

Anna is a graduate of Auburn University where she majored in Radio, Television, and Film. She joined our staff in May of 2013. 






Ally Kozlowski, Director of Children's Ministry

Ally graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Early Childhood Development. Ally grew up in Trussville, but she and her husband Nathan moved to the Birmingham area from Memphis, where she served on staff at Bellevue Baptist Church. 



Jourdan Berry,
Administration/Ministry Assistant

Jourdan graduated from the University of Alabama with a major in English and minor in Latin. She married her husband whom she met in high school, also named Jordan, in 2013. 





Marion Eubank, Worship Pastor

Marion has been at Green Valley for over 25 years as Worship Leader and Minister of Music.  His wife, Karen and he are blessed to have two girls who are married with children.  “Bubba”, as he is most widely known is a graduate of Samford University and Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Candace Howald, Creative Director

Candace graduated from Berry College with a degree in Visual Communications and a minor in Spanish. She joined the Green Valley staff in August of 2012 and is responsible for graphics, the website, videos and any other creative aspects at Green Valley.


Jo Ellen James, Director of Next Steps

Jo Ellen graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in communication/public relations. In her role, she coordinates efforts to ensure that all people from first time guests to members are engaged in taking their next step. Jo Ellen and her husband, Jeff, have two children.