I am from White Bear Lake, MN. It was really important to me to find a church and get involved while in college. PV truly has a special community that I am so thankful to be a part of. I will graduate from WSU with a Major in Social Work and a Minor in Spanish and hope to become a middle or high school counselor. I have the spiritual gift of serving. I enjoy playing volleyball and softball, reading, hiking, and listening to music.
I am from Gaylord, MN. I hope to become a second grade teacher and work at summer camps. A friend brought me to PV where I plugged into Kids Ministry, Thrive, and H20 and fell in love with the ministry here! I am gifted in giving and serving. I love being outdoors rock climbing, hiking, and fishing. I love to watercolor, be with friends, and work at camp.
I am from Gillett, WI. I found PV online before moving to Winona and was drawn to it. I quickly got connected to the H20 community and fell in love! After my internship, and earning a degree in Elementary Education at WSU, I want to go on missions with Y-WAM. I hope to become a kindergarten teacher and track coach. I like to lift weights, run, spend time with friends, do crafts, and cook. I can’t wait to use my spiritual gifts of mercy, discernment, and exhortation at PV!
I am from Fridley, MN. I am a student at WSU and plan to work in tourism and recreation. I also hope to work with kids in some way. I began attending PV and H20 right away my freshman year. I love being able to use my spiritual gifts of serving in ministry at PV! I enjoy anything outdoors hiking, hammocking and rock climbing! I love spending time with family and friends.
I am from Winona. I first came to PV about 6 years ago and got involved with Thrive. In my free time I enjoy drawing, hanging out with friends, photography, hiking and playing all sorts of games. I love using my spiritual gifts of serving, discernment and pastoring at PV!
I am from Buffalo MN and in my senior year at WSU! I would love to work as a worship pastor after I graduate. I came to PV my freshman year and it felt like home. I am gifted with a strong prayer life and musical abilities. Both of these gifts were nurtured by my parents who saw my gifts when they adopted me at 6 years old. I am very interested in music and art. I love to create, rock climb, and find adventures!
I am from Maple Grove, MN. After the internship I hope to stay in Winona and continue serving at PV or find a teaching position. Before coming to WSU, I watched a PV service online and instantly fell in love. My spiritual gifts are serving, hospitality, and giving. I love to be with friends and host game and movie nights, play volleyball, read and practice guitar.
I am from Winona. I grew up going to PV and it has always been a place I call home. I am in my senior year of college for Elementary and Early Childhood Education. After the internship I hope to have my own classroom near Winona and continue to volunteer and serve at PV. I enjoy photography, dance, drawing, and being in community with my friends. My spiritual gifts include evangelism, wisdom, and faith.
I am from Rushford, MN. I plan to continue working as a union carpenter, as well as stay connected with Pleasant Valley in new ways. I’ve grown up in this church, from Kids’ Church to H20! My spiritual gift is teaching. I love deer hunting, fishing, BBQing, cooking, and hanging out with my family.
I am from Apple Valley, MN. I plan to work as a Registered Nurse after I graduate from Winona State. I began attending PV when I came to WSU in 2019. I got plugged in with H20 and Kids Ministry. God has blessed me with the gifts of exhortation and discernment. I love to do outdoor activities such as hammock, longboard, paddle board, hike, and rock climb. I also love reading and getting coffee with friends.
I am from Byron, MN. I am a Junior at WSU, studying business administration. I was invited to H20 in February of 2021 and I loved the community and PV. I started volunteering with Thrive. My spiritual gifts are service, exhortation, and leadership. I love to spend time with friends, family, and getting to know new people. I enjoy being outside and active, working out, hiking, rollerblading, playing sports or games with friends.
I am from Ellendale, MN. I graduate in December. After the internship I'll be pursuing a position in Public Relations. My closest friend, and fellow intern, Abigail Ogren, introduced me to H20! I am gifted in serving, leadership, encouragement, discernment, and faith. I love hiking, kayaking, canoeing, going for walks, bike riding, and rock climbing. I also enjoy reading, writing, playing ukulele, and lifting weights.
I was born and raised in Winona. I got involved with Pleasant Valley through H20 and volunteering on the tech team. I don’t have definitive plans after the internship, but I will continue to work and wait for God to show me what’s next. I love using my spiritual gifts of discernment, service and wisdom at PV.
I grew up in Amery, WI on a hobby farm with my parents and two siblings. I got involved with PV through H20 my freshman year and later began volunteering with Thrive. I am a sophomore at Winona State, studying Special Education and Adventure Education. My spiritual gifts are discernment, hospitality and exhortation. I enjoy good conversations with friends, spending time outdoors, and painting.
I am from Stewartville, MN. After the Internship I plan on moving up to the cities to pursue a career in ministry and attend seminary school. All four of my older siblings went to PV, so it was only natural that I would come here as well! My spiritual gifts are apostleship, leadership, and teaching. I enjoy rollerblading, weightlifting, watching UFC, and spending time with friends.
I am from Hayfield, MN. I will graduate in the spring with a degree in Advertising. I hope to find a job in the Winona area while also growing my photography and videography business. I plugged in at PV my freshman year through H20 and joined a small group. I am gifted in apostleship, serving, and exhortation. I love photography, spending time outdoors, and spending time with friends and family!
My hometown is Maple Grove, MN. After the internship my plans include going back to Buena Vista, CO where I will be a raft guide for summers! I began attending PV my freshman year of college after my friends invited me. My spiritual gifts include discernment and exhortation. I love to run, hike, and climb!
I am from Napa, CA. I am seeking the Lord for what His plans for me are after the internship. I first got involved at PV through H20 and then began attending on Sundays as well. My spiritual gifts are faith and serving. I enjoy playing video games and watching movies.