Our ministry team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. Our passion and goal is to equip other believers for the work of the ministry.



Steven Ruff, Senior Pastor

Pastor Steven has been serving PRBC since August of 2009. He is a Florida native and has served churches in Florida and South Carolina. He is a former Marine and correctional officer. Pastor Steven earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Andersonville Baptist Seminary and a Master’s Degree in Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He and his wife Terri have have one son, Jordan, who is seventeen. Steven enjoys reading and writing. Pastor Steven’s life verse is Jeremiah 29:7. You can contact Pastor Steven at steven.ruff@portroyalbaptist.org.


kielKiel Seley, Director of Youth Ministries

Kiel has been serving PRBC since April of 2010. Kiel grew up in the Lowcountry (on Hilton Head) and after going away for college he’s come home.  He is also an avid Carolina athletics fan who can often be found wearing some combination of garnet and black. Naturally, he also loves students and has a passion for seeing them come to a better understanding of their relationship with the Lord. Kiel earned a Master’s Degree in Hospitality from the University of South Carolina and a Master’s Degree in Student Ministy from Liberty University. Kiel’s life verse is Philippians 4:4. You can contact Kiel at kiel.seley@portroyalbaptist.org.


galeGale Parker, Director of Music Ministries

Gale has been serving PRBC since December 2012. The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Gale’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. Gale is a Georgia native and has lived in Beaufort for almost 20 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Georgia Southern. Gale has worked in television and radio as a broadcast journalist and has also taught English, Journalism, and Computer Science. Gale and her husband Jamie have two children, Jordyn-Brea and Bryan. Gale’s life verse Galatians 2:20. You can contact Gale at gale.parker@portroyalbaptist.org.


fayeFaye Dagley, Secretary

Faye has been PRBC since 2012. She assists all church ministries with various administrative duties. Faye is a member of Tidal Creek Fellowship on Lady’s Island. She is married and has one son, Steven. You can contact Faye at secretary@portroyalbaptist.org.





Rosa Sepulveda, Custodian

Faye has been serving PRBC since 2001. Rosa is responsible for the making sure the buildings and grounds are clean and presentable for all worship services and activities. Rosa is a member of Ministeria Pabellon de la Libertad in Beaufort.






James Nettles, Turnkey

James has been serving PRBC since 2001. James is responsible for the security of all buildings. He is a member of Port Royal Baptist Church.