Pastor Jeff and Eleanor Friesen and their three children, David, Mark and Melissa came to minister at Valley View Baptist Church in September of 2006.

Pastor Friesen is a 1992 graduate of FaithWay Baptist College of Canada. He has had the privilege of serving on the pastoral staff of Calvary Baptist Church in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. He also spent ten years serving on the pastoral staff of his home church, which is New Hope Baptist Church, Tillsonburg, Ontario.