Our Staff

valerie kinley children's ministry assistant at five forks baptist church simpsonville sc
"Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ."

Valerie Kinley

Children's Ministry Assistant

Valerie has been married for 14 years to her wonderful husband, Michael. They have two amazing daughters, Makenna (11) and Amelia (7). Valerie has a degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida. She taught school for 7 years before God called her into full-time ministry.

Valerie served as the Children’s ministry director at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Parrish, Florida for 5 years; before moving to Greenville and joining the staff at Five Forks Baptist. We are so blessed to have Valerie – she is energetic and talented. She loves to sing and laugh. Her passion and “mission” is to lead children to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Valerie radiates JOY from her relationship with Christ and her ministry to children.