Ray Shirley has been the Pastor at Monument since September 2000. He is a graduate of Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He has been married to his wife Dianna for thirty five years and they have an adult son, Logan.
Ray grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, graduating from West Anchorage High School and attended Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. He entered the ministry in 1991 and has served as associate Pastor/Music Minister in Weatherford, Texas and as Pastor of Valley Baptist Church in Hagerman, Idaho for five years.