Pastor Utley has been at Pleasant Plains for 3 years and has loved serving the people of Apex since. He's completed a Bachelor of Arts in Bible, Masters of Divinity, and a Masters in Educational Administration. He has also completed certification in the American Association of Christian Counselors. 


Pastor Utley is a caring pastor that seeks to balance the roles of caring for and preaching to the church. He is a passionate Bible preacher with a commitment to spirit-filled, verse-by-verse preaching and teaching. He enjoys spending time outside and working on projects around the church. With his wife, Becky, and their four children, Pastor Utley strives to lead Pleasant Plains for the glory of God.