Pastor & Mrs Ruhl

In 1988 Pastor Ruhl brought his family to California to be the Pastor of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. In the past 30 years, Pastor and Mrs. Ruhl have made it their mission to make Chico a better place to live, one person at a time.
Service Times

Sunday School:          10:00 AM

Morning Service:        11:00 AM

Evening Service:          6:00 PM

Wednesday Night:       7:00 PM


Winter Revival

January 20 - 22 @6:30pm

Pastor Stuart Mason will be our guest this week as he challenges us on this one thought, "What kind of Christian Could I be?" Each service will start at 6:30 each night including our normal mid week service this Wednesday night. There will be special music and amazing preaching each night.

Teen Winter Excursion

January 23-25

Come enjoy a trip in the snow and make some memories and hear challenging preaching to live for God. There will be amazing food and a ton of fun. The cost of the activity is $175 and food is provided other then Lunch on Thursday heading up to the mountains. Please call the church office,

530-343-0555 for more information.

Chico Evening School of Bible

Spring Semester

Enroll Today!! We have 4 new classes we are teaching this year at the Chico Evening School of the Bible. You can find more information by visiting our page by clicking here. Classes start Jan 28th.

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Ministerio Español

Están envitados! A la Iglesia Bautista de Pleasant Valley! Bienvenidos al nuevo ministerio de escuela dominical en español de 10am a 11am todos los Domingo’s. El servicio en Inglés comienza a las 11 de la mañana. Que Dios los bendiga y nos vemos en la casa de Dios!

Deaf Ministry

The PVBS Deaf Ministry exists to provide spiritual strengthening resources for the Deaf. We have trained ASL Interpreters for every service and put the words of every song on the screens.


You can listen to our services either by Audio or Video. Sermons will be uploaded an hour after every service.


Pleasant Valley Baptist Church was founded in 1952 by Robert Johnson. The first Sunday began with over 50 people in attendance.  The spirit of excitement and growth has continued for over 60 years.

© Copyright 2018 Pleasant Valley Baptist Church


13539 Garner Ln

Chico, CA 95973


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