Welcome to Pioneer Valley Baptist Church

We are a church that loves God and loves people.

Service Times

Sunday School: 10:00 AM

Sunday Worship Service: 11:00 AM

Sunday Evening Service: 6:00 PM

Wednesday Bible Study: 7:00 PM


265 Ponders Hollow Road
Westfield, MA 01085

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At Pioneer Valley Baptist Church there are ministries for everyone.

Sunday School

Our Sunday School classes meet at 10:00 Sunday mornings, and are divided into age-appropriate groups from 4 year old to adults. Sunday School is a way for all in attendance to grow spiritually and in our knowledge of the Bible.

Youth Ministry

The youth class meets Sunday morning at 10:00 am as well as the first Friday night of each month at 6:00 pm. Teens will hear practical Bible messages, have fun playing games and singing songs, and develop friendships with other likeminded Christian teenagers.'

Children's Church

We want to help children discover how much God loves them at a very early age. Our children’s ministry—for ages 4 through 6th grade—is provided during each of our weekly services.


Pioneer Valley Baptist Church has thriving children’s ministries starting as early as newborns. Childcare is provided for all services, and many of our workers are mothers themselves.

Adults and Parents

Our goal is to help you be more productive at work, have a healthy marriage, and/or build a great relationship with your children while keeping God #1 on your priority list. Whether you’re a single adult, a young-married couple, or a mature couple with children, we’d love for you to join us Sunday mornings for a time of fellowship to meet fellow adults and couples and to listen to sound, biblical teaching to help you have a successful Christian life.

Soul-Winning & Outreach

The Bible tells us that God has entrusted Christians with the duty of telling others of the Gospel. Our church has scheduled times where we reach out to those without Christ: Saturday Morning Soul-Winning & Bus Visitation at 10 am.

Bible Studies, Discipleship & Family Counseling

Our church strives to produce Christians who are spiritually growing and learning to live a practical, day-to-day Christianity. That’s why we equip ourselves with truths from the Word of God that draw us closer to Christ in every situation. This is accomplished not only through our regular services, but through various programs throughout the week as well.

Pastoral Staff

Jim Montoro

Senior Pastor

Dr. James Montoro came to Pioneer Valley Baptist Church in 2011 with a desire to see God work in Westfield, MA. He is married to his college sweetheart, Leslie. They have two daughters, Caralyssa and Joyahnna.
Pastor Montoro graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with his Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Theology and later went on to pursue a Master’s, and then Doctorate Degree in Theology as well. Before pastoring Pioneer Valley Baptist Church, he served on staff at churches of like faith throughout the country for over two decades.

James Fesh

Assistant Pastor

Pastor James Fesh came on staff as the Assistant Pastor of Pioneer Valley Baptist Church in December of 2017. He and his wife, Victoria, have two children, Gabriel and Hannah.
Bro. James graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Theology and Counseling in 2017. Bro. James is the youth pastor and oversees our Sunday School, bus ministry, groundskeeping, and maintenance.