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Dr. Eddie Crabtree has a true shepherd’s heart for the family of Valley Word Church. Pastor Eddie and Debbie have pastored Valley Word Church since 1995. He is a 1985 Rhema graduate and pastored in Raleigh, NC for seven years before coming to Roanoke. One of his favorite saying’s is, “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

Valley Word is an active and growing body of believers. Listed below are the various ministries that together serve the body of Christ locally and around the world.

Children’s Ministry

  • Nursery
  • Toddlers
  • Preschool
  • Elementary

Youth Ministry

  • Middle School
  • High School

Adult Ministries

  • Men’s Ministry
  • Women’s Ministry
  • Connect Groups
  • University of Christian Ministry and Leadership
  • Bowling Disciples
  • Building Team

Music Ministry

  • Worship Team
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Sound Board

Pastoral Support Ministry

  • Guest Services
  • Deacon Care Ministry
  • New Partners Class

In Service Team

  • Greeters
  • Ushers
  • Altar Care
  • Security

Media Team

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • eBulletin
  • Audio recording
  • Video Production
  • Website
  • Graphics

Outreach Ministry

  • Assisted Living Church Services
  • Local Outreach
  • Chariots of Light (motorcycle evangelistic outreach)
  • Israel Outreach

Hospitality Ministry

  • Fellowship & Birthday Celebration

Solid Grounds Coffee Shop