I have been Lead Pastor at Calvary since 2001. I am married to my first and only love, Lyn, since 1980, and together we have raised three children: Graydon and Sarah, Jordan and Jordan Clare, and Bronwyn. We have five grandchildren: Lukumay, Boanerges, Ruby Mae, Benaiah, & Joshua.
I love road trips, the outdoors, fishing, and photography as I can never get enough of God’s creation. I am an avid sports fan, particularly the Bruins and the Steelers, and enjoy playing every sport, especially if the score is kept. I especially love Italian food and a good burger. Calvary is healthy, vibrant, energetic, and caring. We take living under the rule and reign of Christ to the next level.email Rick
Worship Arts Pastor & Ministry Team Director
I've been in leadership at Calvary since 1996 and joined the full-time staff team in 2002 and currently serve as Calvary's Worship Pastor and Ministry Team Director.
I've been married to my beautiful wife Debbie since 1988 and we have enjoyed raising our three children here at Calvary: Rachel (married to Jordan Doner), Katie (married to Will St. Pierre) and Ben. I love the beauty of God's creation and enjoy fishing our local creeks and lakes.
It's exciting to see the impact that God has allowed our church to have as we have tried to practically live out the gospel of Christ. I'm also thankful that Calvary has been a great place to grow in Christ and how it has also contributed to my family's spiritual growth.
Music & Technical Ministries Pastor
I started as an intern at Calvary in 2011, became a ministry associate in 2014 and recently, in May of 2019, I became the Music and Technical Ministries Pastor.
I am responsible for preparing most of the music we sing at Calvary, whether it is on Sunday mornings or evenings, or on Thursday nights at Young Adults. I also oversee all of our technical ministries. I married my beautiful wife, who also happens to be named Jordan, in December 2013. Together we have two boys, Benaiah, and Joshua.
I love to play and watch any sport you can imagine, particularly when the Bruins, Steelers, or Fighting Irish are playing. I also love spending time with my family and eating as many hamburgers as I possibly can. Calvary is a great place to call home. Our programming is top notch for any age group, our community is caring, and we take God’s Word seriously.
Technical Arts Ministry Associate
I came to Calvary as an intern in 2014 and became the Technical Arts Ministry Associate in 2017. I oversee Calvary’s technical ministry (sound, projection, lighting and video). Sunday mornings you can find me in the tech booth in the balcony directing the technical team.
I married my amazing wife Holly in September of 2018. I enjoy all things tech as well as woodworking and building things.
The thing that I love most about Calvary is the rock solid biblical teaching. Our pastors don’t shy away from the hard truths and are constantly challenging us to live for Christ daily.email Mike
Church Family Care Pastor
I began my ministry here at Calvary as Pastor of Church Family Care in 2018. I am passionate about caring for people, especially within the context of the local church.
I have been married to my wonderful wife Laurie since 1991 and we have four children: Jon, Josh, Jennifer and Jillian. I love spending time in the outdoors, especially camping and canoeing.
I am so thankful to be part of this church family. I especially value their commitment to the Word of God and discipleship. It is a pleasure and honour to serve in this local expression of the Body of Christ.email Mark
Discipleship & Community Life Pastor
I have given leadership to Family and Outreach Ministries since 2008. My passion is to help families grow in their faith and to see Jesus introduced to those who are lost.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Intercultural Religious Studies from Trinity Western University. I'm married to Jen and have four children: Jason, Darrell, Natalie and April.
When I'm not at work I love to be outdoors playing sports and working with my hands. I have also developed an eclectic taste in food and spices which can be attributed to me growing up in Africa as a missionary kid.
Family Ministries Pastor
I began my ministry here at Calvary in February 2015 after spending many years working in a corporate environment. I currently serve as the Family Ministries Pastor and have a passion to partner with families and raise up the next generation as disciples of Christ.
I have been married to my wife Susan since 1998 and we have 2 beautiful daughters, Emma and Abby. I am a foodie who loves to find great restaurants and unique food to share with others. I am an avid fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and enjoy the occasional round of golf when I can find some free time.
I feel extremely fortunate to have found a church family like the one we have at Calvary and am excited to see what God has in store for us as we continue to reach further into our community.email jim
Children's Ministries Director
After serving at Calvary as a summer intern in Children’s Ministry since 2016, I am very excited about the opportunity to be on staff serving alongside this amazing team over the next year!
Here at Calvary, my role is to work with the Children’s Ministry team to plan and execute a number of programs and events that are geared towards children and their families. I am married to my incredible husband Wes, who works as an elevator mechanic. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with friends around a bonfire, playing basketball and going to McDonalds for a Skor McFlurry with extra caramel.
I am so thankful to be able to call Calvary home because it is such a welcoming place where everyone (no matter their age) can find a place to belong and serve.email Mikayla
Student & Campus Outreach Ministries Associate
I'm the Ministry Associate of Student Ministries and Campus Outreach. I'm passionate for seeing youth, young adults, and campus students realize the truth of Jesus Christ and embrace an intimate relationship with Him.
I’m married to Rebekah Jones and we have two boys that are bundles of joy and handfuls of “personal growth opportunities” if you know what I mean. When not fulfilling our roles at Calvary we love spending time outdoors. I’m an early to bed, early to rise kind of guy and you can find me on any given day with my head in a good book with a big ‘ol cup of coffee by my side.
Calvary is a church with ample opportunity to grow in serving, connecting with others, and worshipping the Lord in various ways.email matthew
Youth Ministry Associate
I was born and raised in St. Thomas, Ontario. I went to school there all the way through high school where I was deeply impacted by my home church’s youth group which started my passion and calling into youth ministry.
For college, I moved away to Lynchburg VA where I attended Liberty University. I played Division 1 volleyball for Liberty while earning a Bachelor’s degree in Church/Youth Leadership. After graduating, I served as a volunteer in several different ministries until being called to Calvary in July 2019.
My role at Calvary is the Youth Ministry Associate, and in my spare time I am a huge sports fan and also a Nationally certified baseball umpire! When I’m not at work or serving our students, you can likely find me on the baseball field, golf course, or volleyball court.email Isaac
Student & Young Adult Ministries Pastor
I began my ministry here at Calvary in August of 2013 after finishing eight years of ministry as an Associate Pastor at a church in New Brunswick. I currently serve as the Student and Young Adult Ministries Pastor and have a passion for developing leaders for Christ.
I am married to my amazing wife Laura for 17 years, and we have three children; Eric, Aidan, and Bella. I love to travel and meet new people. I love to study reformed theology, play and watch football, and cook.
People from all over the world attend Calvary because of the preaching, community, and opportunity to serve our Lord Jesus Christ. When you visit, please say hello. I would love to show you our church, pray for you, and help you get connected.email nick
General Ministries Intern
I have been serving at Calvary for a number of years, starting my staff role in the fall of 2017 as a part-time General Ministries intern. I primarily serve in our worship, technical arts, young adults, and children's ministries, with a variety of projects in other regions.
I am married to my beautiful wife Michelle who is a supply teacher with the Durham District School Board. I enjoy playing piano, reading, spending time with Michelle, and a good burger, especially one from Five Guys.
I am passionate about seeing people grow in a genuine, gospel centred relationship with Christ, through the truth in God’s Word, and Calvary Baptist Church is a church that unapologetically proclaims the truth of the Gospel.email Daniel
Communication & Media Arts Coordinator
I graduated from Loyalist College where I studied Film, TV, and New Media Production, and began working at Calvary in June of 2018. Before arriving at Calvary, I worked in the TV Broadcasting Industry for a few years with The Weather Network, ESPN, & The Toronto Blue Jays to name a few.
I am married to my awesome wife Meg, who works as a Music Therapist in the Durham Region and we both enjoy serving at Young Adults. When I'm not at work, I'm either cheering for the Toronto Raptors, hanging out with friends, taking photos, or watching movies (best movie of all time is The Shawshank Redemption).
Calvary is not only a church, but a family. I'm glad to have found a community here and if you're looking for the same thing, this is where you need to be!email Shayne
Publication & Graphics
I am currently enrolled in Durham College's Graphic Design program. I work part-time at Calvary and assist the ministries in their publication and media needs, this involves managing the bulletin and ensuring the schedule of activities are publicized.
I am passionate about making people aware of the many areas that they can be involved in at Calvary. God has blessed us with so many opportunities to worship Him freely, connect with each other, and reach out to others and invite them to know Jesus.email Jennette
Ministry Support & Operations Coordinator
Here at Calvary my role is to coordinate the operational needs, support Discipleship/Integration initiatives as well as provide additional support for the office staff.
I am married to my wonderful husband Kenny of many years and God has blessed us with two wonderful children. Now adults, my son Isaiah is in the Military in the Communications Field and my daughter Mikayla has completed her studies in the area of Youth Ministries and Social Work at Redeemer University.
Calvary is a fantastic place to utilize the talents we have all been blessed with. There are so many areas to serve in and many opportunities to help.email Tamara
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
Here at Calvary I serve as receptionist and administrative assistant handling registrations for various programs, appointments and correspondence with our missionary family.
I have been married to my wonderful husband Frank since 1980 and have two adult sons, Matthew and Scott. I love to travel, garden, read, knit and spend time with friends.
Calvary is a wonderful place to grow in Christ because each of our Pastors are excellent preachers who teach with great passion the truths of the gospel and are committed to helping each of us become fully devoted disciples of Christ.
I began my ministry at Calvary in 1992 and as office manager, my tasks are in finance, procurement, administrative support and office staff management.
I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and worked in the field of finance before coming to Calvary. I am married to Charles and we both sing in the choir. I enjoy cooking, reading, travelling and watching travel shows.
I am grateful to be part of Calvary whose heart is to equip believers to become devoted disciples of Christ so that we may fulfill the ministry we received from the Lord.email aida
Custodial Property Coordinator
I have been attending Calvary along with my wife Mary Ann for over 40 years. We have 3 married children and 4 grandchildren. In 2010 I started working at Calvary as Building Manager which includes the responsibilities for custodial and property duties.
I love spending time with my growing family and also enjoy woodworking projects in my spare time.email arnold
My wife Rita and I have been attending Calvary for over 30 years and have served in many ministries from bus ministry to youth sponsors and now as a leader in CSB (Christian Service Brigade).
I have 2 daughters, Jessica and Emma. I also retired from GM and now am working at Calvary as the Property Coordinator at the 301 campus. I enjoy dirt biking and competing in obstacle course races.email brian
I retired in 1999 from Oshawa Transit with over 25 years as a driver and a supervisor and have been on the custodial team at Calvary since 2001. I am responsible for cleaning and setup and take downs for all the church ministries.
I am married to my wife Bev, and have two married daughters and 7 grandchildren. I enjoy serving the Lord, spending time with family, and watching baseball.email bruce
I have been attending Calvary for 25 years and been part of the custodial team since 2007. I am responsible for setting up, taking down, and cleaning the church. I also serve as the men's floor and ice hockey for Calvary's sports ministry.
I am married to my wife Jen and have 4 children (Paige, Faith, Ella and Nicholas). I enjoy listening to worship music, playing and coaching hockey, spending time at the trailer, and family time.email sean