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Senior Pastor

Bret Laird  Senior Pastor

Bret Laird
Senior Pastor

Bret Laird became the Senior Pastor of Calvary Bible Church in December of 2017. He is a graduate of The Master's University (B.A. Biblical Counseling) and The Master's Seminary (M.Div. Expository Preaching).  During seminary, he was mentored by Professor C.W. Smith as they served together at Arcadia Bible Church, and then became Interim Pastor after Dr. Smith was diagnosed with terminal cancer.  After graduation, he served in Ukraine for 11 years as a missionary with Slavic Gospel Association, 2 years teaching courses at The Master’s University while also assisting with the development of The Master’s Academy International, and 2 years as the Executive Assistant to Dr. Robert Provost at SGA.  Bret and Katey have four children: Aleithea, Timothy, Titus, and Anastasia.  His passion is the “Vision of a 100 Visions”—mobilizing and equipping every member of Calvary Bible Church for maximum gospel impact for the glory of Christ.

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Senior Associate and Outreach Pastor

Jeff Whitaker  Senior Associate and Outreach Pastor

Jeff Whitaker
Senior Associate and Outreach Pastor

Jeff Whitaker joined the staff in 2007 to provide leadership in mobilizing the membership of Calvary to declare God’s glory among all nations. Jeff served 26 years with SEND International in church planting in Taiwan and in mission leadership. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Western Michigan University and an Master of Arts in Missions from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jeff and his wife, Linda, have two sons: Ryan and Eric. Jeff’s hobbies include sailing, swimming and canoeing. One of his favorite passages of Scripture is Isaiah 6:1-8. 

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Next Generation Pastor

Justin McCoy  Associate Pastor

Justin McCoy
Associate Pastor

Justin McCoy first joined the staff at Calvary on an interim basis in February 2011 and now serves as our High School and Young Adult Pastor. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Seminary from Cedarville University and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies and a Masters of Religious Education from Liberty Theological Seminary. Justin and his wife, Katie, have one son, Haddon, and a dog, Sage. He enjoys sports, reading, coffee, spending time with students and spending time with family. Justin's favorite verse is 2 Corinthians 3:5.

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Home Life Pastor

Jeremy Willetts  Associate Pastor

Jeremy Willetts
Associate Pastor

Jeremy Willetts joined the staff in 2006 as the Middle School Director shortly after he graduated from Cedarville University with a Pre-Seminary & Bible Degree. He now serves as our Youth and Families Pastor. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Kelly, have four children: Jackson, Bria, Piper and Ruby. Jeremy loves sports of all kinds, collecting old video games and spending time with his family. His favorite passage of Scripture is John 3:16–18.

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Ministry Staff

Dan Johnson  Shepherding and Member Care Director

Dan Johnson
Shepherding and Member Care Director

Tim Johnson  Nurture and Discipleship Director

Tim Johnson
Nurture and Discipleship Director

Mark Duncan  Worship Ministries Director

Mark Duncan
Worship Ministries Director

Hannah Haney  Children's Ministry Director

Hannah Haney
Children's Ministry Director

Heather Schutz  Staff Director

Heather Schutz
Staff Director

Ryan Whitaker  Minister of Music

Ryan Whitaker
Minister of Music

Jake West  Student Ministries Director

Jake West
Student Ministries Director

Les Batts  Technical Director

Les Batts
Technical Director

Santiago Martinez  Hispanic Ministry

Santiago Martinez
Hispanic Ministry

Todd Haner  Facilities Director

Todd Haner
Facilities Director

Mark Kehlenbeck  Finance and Accounting Director

Mark Kehlenbeck
Finance and Accounting Director

Anna Matecun  Executive Assistant and HR Director

Anna Matecun
Executive Assistant and HR Director

Support Staff

Amy Wolff  Outreach Admin. Support

Amy Wolff
Outreach Admin. Support

Kim Morrell  Financial Administrator

Kim Morrell
Financial Administrator

Katie McCoy  Ministry Support Staff

Katie McCoy
Ministry Support Staff

Tara Schober

Tara Schober

Debbie Mleczewski  Youth Ministry Admin. Support

Debbie Mleczewski
Youth Ministry Admin. Support

Kelly Born  Ministry Support Staff

Kelly Born
Ministry Support Staff

Keith Manning  Facilities Staff

Keith Manning
Facilities Staff

Donna Steinke

Donna Steinke

Dan Beason  Student Ministries Coordinator

Dan Beason
Student Ministries Coordinator

Angela Haner  Ministry Support Staff

Angela Haner
Ministry Support Staff

James Ware  Facilities Staff

James Ware
Facilities Staff