At Calvary, we strive to be the hands and feet of our Lord Jesus. In our worship services and our ministries, we hope that you encounter Christ in a life-changing way. We would love to talk to you about how we can serve you or how you can be involved in service.
Jim serves as Calvary's Senior Pastor. He and Connie have been married for 35 years, in ministry for 30 years, and have served at Calvary for over 20 years. They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. Jim graduated from Eastern Washington University with a BA in Speech Communication; received his Masters from Denver Seminary; is ordained by the Evangelical Presbyterian Church; and has done post graduate studies at Reformed Seminary in Orlando. Jim enjoys sailing, hiking, fishing, and hunting. His lifetime ambition is to help people discover the glory, sovereignty, and grace of God, and to grow Christians to defend their faith and share the hope that is within them.
Maureen manages the office responsibilities at Calvary. She and her husband, Gary, have been married 47 years. They have 4 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 4 grandchildren. Maureen received a BS in Nursing from Stanford University and worked in the areas of office and hospital nursing. She has been involved in church ministries throughout the years: Sunday School, music, and finances. She enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom and volunteering at the school. Their family activities have included hosting people in their home, small farm projects, hiking, camping, bicycling, and, most recently, cruising. Maureen loves to see people working together and things running smoothly. She enjoys her work in the office at Calvary.
Assistant to Office Manager
Connie greatly enjoys assisting Maureen with the many and varied office duties that keep Calvary humming along smoothly. She also likes working alongside her husband Pastor Jim and the other wonderful staff, as they together serve the Lord in ministry to the family at Calvary and the larger community. Having a violin teacher father and piano teacher mother, Connie plays both instruments, has a Violin Performance degree from EWU and has also attended Denver Seminary. Some chapters of her life so far include 17 years as a symphony musician, newlywed life on an 8,000 acre cattle ranch, homeschooling Jessica, Hanson and Carrie, and finding her inner athlete by surprise and competing in seven triathlons and one half-marathon. Born in Seattle and raised in the desert of Kennewick, Connie is thrilled to once again be living in a place where it stays green!
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES
Jacob serves as Calvary’s youth pastor. He and his wife, Jubilee, just celebrated their first year anniversary and are joyfully navigating the sanctifying waters of marriage together. Jacob graduated from Corban University with a BA in Pastoral Ministries, after which he served as the youth pastor of a developing youth ministry in Oregon for three years. He is excited to follow the Lord’s calling back to Washington as the newest staff member at Calvary, and is passionate about shepherding the body of Christ. He loves working with youth, whom he playfully describes as “fun-sized sheep”. Some of Jacob’s hobbies include playing ultimate frisbee and RISK with students, and one day he dreams to sail. Ultimately his desire is to see students become resolved and compelled by the love of Christ.