Service Times

  8:30      Worship  

10:00      Sunday School

11:00      Worship


17236 Frog Pond Road

Oakboro NC 28129

Phone: (704) 485-3944

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Rev. Trent F. Drye

Associate Pastor

Trent grew up in Mt. Pleasant, North Carolina.  He attended Pfeiffer University where he received a degree in Mathematics and Education.  After teaching for two years at West Stanly High School, he accepted the call to full time ministry in 2008.  He served as the student and outreach leader at Pleasant Grove from 2008 to 2013. In 2013, Trent became the associate pastor of youth and young adults.  Trent graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2018 with a Masters of Divinity degree. Trent and his wife, Jennifer, have 2 wonderful children, Larson and Trent Jr. 

Mrs. Amy McNiel

Children's Director

Amy has been a member of Pleasant Grove since 2002.  She has a passion for leading children to learn more about Jesus and church through plays that she writes and directs.  Amy enjoys directing VBS and taking the children to Centrikid (children’s camp) each summer.


Amy is married to Gary and they have three children.  She works at Tim Ring State Farm in Albemarle and lives in the Endy community.   Amy has successfully written and published a children’s devotional book called “Catching Jesus”.  Her favorite vacation is going to the beach with family.

Mrs. Norma Jean Earley