Meet Our Team


Senior Pastor

 Stephen and his family came to Calvary in June of 2022 after serving churches in PA and NC. He put his faith in Christ at the age of five. As a junior in high school, God burdened Stephen’s heart to serve Him in full-time ministry. Stephen has earned a Bachelor of Biblical Studies from Ambassador Baptist College, a Master of Arts in Bible from Maranatha Baptist Seminary, and a Master of Arts in Ministry from Piedmont Divinity School. He is currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry at Maranatha Baptist Seminary, and has served as a Bible teacher, youth pastor, music, and associate pastor since 2005. He and his wife Heather have been blessed with ten children. Stephen’s desire is to reach our community and beyond for Christ through the power of God’s Word. He enjoys family, reading, music, and sports. 


Assistant to Pastor

Rick has been a lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Church. He has been integrally involved in ministry since his mother led him to Christ when he was 7 years old.  Rick graduated from Bob Jones University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. A few years later, he moved back to his hometown and continued to serve at Calvary. In 1999, Rick officially became the Assistant to Pastor, a role which includes managing the finances of the church. Rick also faithfully leads the Senior Saints ministry as well the New Beginnings Adult Sunday School class among other ministry responsibilities. He and his wife, Debbie, raised three children and are proud grandparents of five grandchildren. He enjoys golfing, cooking, and reading. 


Youth Pastor

Allen is a 3rd generation and lifelong member of Calvary. He asked the Lord to save him at the age of seven, but struggled with assurance of salvation until the age of twelve. Allen graduated with a Bachelor of  Science in Christian Ministries from Bob Jones University in 2014. After some time serving in camp ministry, Allen officially became the youth pastor in the summer of 2016. In addition to his church responsibilities, Allen teaches and coaches in the academy. His desire is to help the next generation grow in their love for God, their walk with God, and prepare them to take up the mantle of church leadership in the future. He and his wife, Amanda, have two sons.


Academy Administrator

Mark has served the Lord in Christian education and youth work since 1985. Mark attended Maranatha Baptist Bible College where he completed most of his coursework, and ultimately completed a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and Bible at Liberty University.  Before coming to Calvary, Mark served at Grace Bible Church and Christian School in West Middletown, PA, where he taught, coached and was the youth director for seventeen years. In addition to his school responsibilities, he serves at Calvary Baptist Church as a deacon, usher, and adult Sunday school teacher. Mark and his wife Pam have two daughters, four grandchildren and one on the way. He enjoys teaching, coaching, sports, family and hunting. 


Church Secretary

Cindy trusted Christ for salvation at the age of fourteen and joined Calvary a few years later. She has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Education and a Master of Arts in Higher Education, both from IUP. Her first job after graduating from IUP was Administrative Assistant to the Pastor at Calvary; she served there until becoming a stay-at-home mom. Years later, Cindy worked at IUP in the Office of the President and the Division of University Advancement. After retirement from IUP and a few years babysitting grandchildren, she began working at Calvary for the second time in 2021. She enjoys biking, flower gardening, knitting, crocheting, reading, attending my grandchildren’s sporting events, and summer vacations with her family. 


Music Director

Jeff was interested in music at an early age when he learned to play the guitar and trumpet. He was led to the Lord as a high school senior having never heard how to be born again. While studying music education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania he was invited to Calvary, and has been attending since 1978. After graduating in 1982 he taught at Calvary Baptist Academy for five years and taught private music lessons on many instruments. Jeff married Linda in 1984. In 1988 he returned to IUP, where he earned a Computer Science degree in 1991. He then worked in the Computer Department at REA Energy for 24 years. Jeff has continued to minister in music since first attending Calvary. In 2021 he became the part-time Music Director. Beyond music, he enjoys teaching Sunday School, visiting with his five children and seven grandchildren, and martial arts.