Music and Worship Associate
Jordan became our Ministry Associate of Music and Worship Arts in January 2014 but has been on staff as an intern since September 2011. His instruments of choice are the drums and guitar. Jordan graduated with a Bachelor of Church Music from Heritage College & Seminary. He is married to his wife who is also named Jordan. He likes to play sports in his spare time, and his favourite food is hamburgers. He roots for The Bruins, The Steelers and of course, The Fighting Irish.
Jordan is passionate about seeing people grow in their daily worship of our Great God.email Jordan
Rick Baker became Lead Pastor at Calvary in 2001. Rick's time is spent preaching, teaching, and team leading. His passion is to see the Calvary community impact Durham Region and the world for Christ through total praise and total trust.
Rick is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, London Baptist Seminary and has a Doctor of Ministry from Liberty University. He is married to Lyn and has three grown children: Graydon (married to Sarah), Jordan (married to Jordan Clare) and Bronwyn, and four grandchildren: Lukumay, Boanerges, Ruby Mae, and Benaiah. Rick is a die-hard Bruins fan and loves a good burger, particularly one from Five Guys.email Rick
Children's Ministry Staff Worker
Tamara has joined the Children's Family Ministries team as of September 2017 to cover Rebekah Jones’ maternity leave. Tamara oversees and gives leadership to the children's programs throughout the year and volunteers with the youth program. She has her Early Childhood Education certificate from Durham College and has a big heart for children and their spiritual growth.
Tamara is married to her husband Kenny and they have two adult children, Isaiah and Mikayla. She loves the outdoors especially kayaking, hiking and spending time with her family.email Tamara
Administrative Assistant, Missions & Special Projects
Carol is the voice you hear when phoning the church office. She manages registrations and appointments and as a vital member of the missions committee, maintains communication and care of our missionary family.email carol
Technical Arts Ministry Associate
Michael has served as the Technical Arts Intern since October 2014, reporting to Pastor Steve Cottrell.
Michael had previously served for five years as the Technical Director at Temple Baptist Church in Cambridge, Ontario. He came to us with a heart to serve and a desire to invest his technical skills and experience in God's Kingdom work.email Mike
Worship Arts Pastor & Ministry Team Director
Steve is passionate about creating an environment in which true worship occurs. He has filled the role of Pastor of Music and Worship Arts full-time at Calvary since 2002.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Master of Music Education from the University of Toronto. He also studied in the Bachelor of Sacred Music program at Canadian Bible College. He is married to Debbie and they have three children: Rachel (married to Jordan Doner), Katie (married to Will St. Pierre) and Ben. Steve loves the beauty of God’s creation and in his spare time enjoys fishing our local creeks and lakes.email Steve
Tony joined Calvary’s Property Management Team in the summer of 2016. He is responsible for custodial duties at Calvary. Tony has worked for 2 major international companies in Canada over 25 years and brings with him both business and project management experience. His work has allowed him to travel all over the world.
Tony has served on 2 Christian boards for a total of 10 years in Oshawa. Tony is married to Kathryn and both of them enjoy fishing.email tony
Church Family Care Pastor
Ken has been Pastor of Church Care since 2004. He is responsible for visitation, recovery ministries, congregational care and north of 50 adults of the church.
Ken holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Education degrees, both from the University of Toronto. Ken and his wife Judy have three grown daughters and an ever growing troupe of grandchildren. Ken enjoys being outdoors, especially on the golf course or trekking marathons.email Ken
Young Adults Pastor / Campus Ministries
Nick is passionate about leading young adults in authentic gospel centred relationships with our Lord Jesus Christ and preaching the gospel. He enjoys being out in the community and plugging people into the body of Christ to experience authentic community.
Nick holds a Bachelor of Religion from Kingswood University; he is married to Laura and they have three children: Eric, Aidan and Bella. He enjoys spicy food and loves travel and experiencing new cultures. Nick plays drums and guitar.email nick
Brian and his wife Rita have been attending Calvary for over 30 years. He has served in many ministries from bus ministry to youth sponsors and now as a leader in CSB. (Christian Service Brigade)
Brian has 2 daughters Jessica and Emma.
Brian is retired from GM and is now working at Calvary as the Property Coordinator at our 301 campus. Brian's hobbies include dirt biking and competing in obstacle course races.email brian
Bruce has been on the custodial team since 2001. He has been responsible for cleaning and setup and take downs for all the church ministries. He retired in 1999 from Oshawa Transit with over 25 years as a driver and a supervisor.
Bruce is married to Bev and they have two married daughters and 7 grandchildren. He enjoys serving the Lord, spending time with family and watching baseball.email bruce
Sean has been attending Calvary for 25 years and been part of the custodial team since 2007. He is responsible for setting up, taking down, and cleaning the church. Sean serves as the men's floor and ice hockey for Calvary's sports ministry.
He is married to Jen and they have 4 children (Paige, Faith, Ella and Nicholas). He enjoys listening to worship music, playing and coaching hockey, spending time at the trailer, and family time.email sean
Custodial Property Coodinator
Arnold has been going to Calvary for 37 years, the last 7 as Calvary’s Building Manager. He retired from General Motors in 2009 after 30 years of service. He is married to Mary Ann, and they have three married children, and two grandchildren.
Among other areas of service to the church, he enjoys being a small group leader and a Faithland teacher. He loves the Leafs, the Jays and a good burger; He also loves God, spending time with his wife and Family, and a being servant at the Church.email arnold
Administrative Assistant, Publication & Graphics
Jennette works part-time and assists the ministries in their publication and media needs. She manages the bulletin and ensures the schedule of activities are publicized. Jennette has a passion for visual art, music and coffee. She enjoys working as part of a team and is involved in young adults ministry and serves in the nursery. She is currently enrolled in Durham College's Graphic Design program.email Jennette
Campus Outreach & Student Ministries Intern
Matthew has a deep love for seeing people grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. He is caring and compassionate and looks forward to serving God each day. Matthew comes to us from Yonge Street Mission after completing his internship at The People’s Church in Toronto. He is currently working on his Master degree from Antioch Seminary in Theological studies. Matthew is married to Rebekah and loves being outdoors and meeting new people.email matthew
Children's Ministries Director
Rebekah joined the Calvary staff as Family and Outreach Ministries Intern in 2010. Rebekah oversees summer camps, kids' programs throughout the year and spends time with community kids as a volunteer in a local school. She is passionate about seeing Christ impact the lives of families in the community.
Rebekah holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and is currently taking courses at Moody Bible Institute. She enjoys the outdoors, Starbucks lattes, games nights and spending time with her nephews and nieces. Rebekah is married to her husband Matthew, and is currently on maternity leave.
Family & Community Life Pastor
Kelvin has given leadership to Family and Outreach Ministries since 2008. His passions are to help families grow in their faith and to see Jesus introduced to those who are lost.
Kelvin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Intercultural Religious Studies from Trinity Western University. Kelvin is married to Jen and they have four children: Jason, Darrell, Natalie and April. Kelvin loves the outdoors, sports and working with his hands. He has also developed an eclectic taste in food and spices which can be attributed to growing up in Africa as a missionary kid.email Kelvin
Student Ministries Associate
Brett became our Ministry Associate of Student Ministries in July 2015 but has been on staff as an intern since September 2013. He studied at York University for music, but transferred to Heritage Bible College, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Church Music in January 2016. In his spare-time he enjoys doing carpentry and exploring rural Ontario with his wife Rebecca.
Brett loves the energy and passion of youth. He feels a burden for the struggles and trials of being a teenager. Brett believes the church has a responsibility and plays an important role in the lives of teenagers.email brett
Communications & Media Arts Coodinator
Dave amplifies the story. His experience and creativity are integral in communicating any message. He manages the website, social media and is generally the guy to talk to when one wants to develop a creative idea. A graduate of Durham College's Graphic Design program, Dave has been on staff since September 2015. He enjoys being outside, board games, and good typography.
He is married to his wife Kali.email dave
Family & Community Life Ministry Associate
Jim started at Calvary as our Campus and Discipleship Intern in February 2015. He is now serving in the area of Family and Community life. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1996 with a Bachelors of Arts. After spending many years in a corporate career, he was led to use his experience in a ministry environment. He is passionate about seeing people connected to Christ and to the church.
He is married to his wife Susan, and has two daughters, Emma and Abby. He enjoys golf, football and is a foodie who loves sharing culinary experiences.email jim
Ministry Support Team Director
Ramon joined Calvary in May 2017 as our Ministry Support Team Director. He oversees property, office, and finance. Ramon has also been serving with the worship team for 3 years, playing acoustic and bass guitar.
Ramon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, two Graduate Diplomas in Business, and a Master of Business Administration degree. Ramon is married to Maureen and has two daughters, Maya and Juliette. He enjoys teaching business process excellence, activity in which he always uses to share with others about Christian values in the corporate world.email Ramon
General Ministries Intern
Daniel is a part-time General Ministries Intern serving under the pastoral team with a broad exposure to the ministries of the church. He has been actively serving in our worship, technical arts, young adults and children's ministries. Daniel is passionate about seeing people grow in a genuine, gospel centred relationship with Christ. He is currently completing his final year of his undergrad in Networking & I.T. Security at UOIT. Upon completion he has plans to pursue a Master of Divinity at seminary. He enjoys playing piano, reading, and a good burger.email Daniel
Aida manages the office and administrative staff. She supports the ministry teams by managing the schedule and calendar, office supply and service procurement, and is part of the finance committee in her capacity as accounting secretary.email aida