Baptist Church


Scott Cramer

Senior Pastor

Scott was saved at the age of 17 at a Youth Meeting in Huntsville, AL and has been actively serving the Lord ever since. He celebrated 20 years in the ministry in September of 2015. He has been lead Pastor at Pleasant Grove since January 2010 and continues to lead the congregation with passion and fervor. He and his wife Amanda have 4 children, Chloe, Callie, Justus, & Carleigh Rose.

Mario Amoretti, Sr

Hispanic Pastor

Evangelism is very near and dear to pastor Mario Sr. From the time he came to know Christ in 1997, his time and energy has been devoted to see people come to saving faith in Jesus. He has been faithfully serving as a pastor over the last 16 years. In addition, Pastor Mario Sr. has ministered and served in various venues and organizations such as: The Gwinnett & Dekalb county jail, The Hispanic Association of Georgia Baptist Churches, The Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association, and he is currently the founder and lead teacher of the Bilingual Bible Institute Jerusalem. Pastor Mario Sr. has been married for 35 years to his wife Juanita and they have 3 sons.

Matthew Bailey

Children's Pastor

Matthew has been serving in various ministries at Pleasant Grove for several years. He surrendered to preach in 2011 and was named Children’s Pastor in January 2016. He has a heart for God and a desire to see each child come to know Christ. He and his team leads the kid’s ministry into an atmosphere of worship each Sunday. Matthew and his wife Tonya have 2 children, Gracie & Reid.

Maxx Godfrey

Youth Pastor

Maxx and his wife Jessica joined the Pleasant Grove team as Student Pastor in July of 2016. Both have been in varying ministries through their lives, but have a calling and passion for teenagers. They live in Lawrenceville with their son Malachi and daughter Isabel.

 "We want to lead a generation that isn't influenced by the culture but is an influence in our culture." - Maxx

Amanda Cramer

Worship Director

Amanda grew up in a Pastor’s home and music has always been her passion. She began playing the piano by ear at age 5 and sang with her siblings while growing up. She was saved at the age of 12 and has actively served the Lord in music and children’s ministries since. Her and Pastor Scott have been married since March 23, 2002 and, in addition to raising their 4 children, she enjoys teaching piano and leading worship each week at Pleasant Grove.

 1375 New Hope Road

 Lawrenceville, GA 30045

© Copyright 2016. Pleasant Grove Baptist Church


Sunday Worship: 10:30 AM

Hispanic Service: 10:30 AM

JR. Church (K - 6th): 10:30 AM



Awana Kidz Club: 6:45 PM

Teen Thrive: 7:00 PM

Singles Ministry: 7:00 PM

Adult Growth Groups: 7:00 PM

Hispanic Bible Study: 7:00 PM