MEET THE

SENIOR PASTOR

DR. WILLY RICE

Dr. Willy Rice, and his wife, Cheryl, are invested in building relationships to bring people to dynamic life in Christ! Willy has pastored churches in the south eastern United States for over 35 years, and has a passion for teaching the Word of God in an engaging and understandable way.

Willy was called, licensed and ordained to preach at Calvary under the leadership of Dr. Bill Anderson, who pastored Calvary Church for 27 years. Willy Rice returned to Calvary in 2004 to lead the church he considered his home.

Dr. Rice is a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama with a B.A. degree (1985) and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree (1990) and a Doctor of Ministry degree (1996).

Willy and Cheryl have three children, Amanda, Anna, and Stephen, and four beautiful grandchildren.

SENIOR STAFF

Our pastors, leadership, and staff are a group of men and women wholeheartedly committed to Christ and carrying His life-changing message to the world. We are devoted to serving our members and our community. Everyone on our staff is warmly approachable and eager to help. You may contact any of us by e-mail or by phone at 727-441-1581.

DR. DAVID RICE

Executive Pastor

RON COONEY

Lead Pastor of Ministries

DAVID KILGORE

Head of School

Calvary Christian High School

TOM PRICE

Lead Pastor of Administration

 

BRENT REEVES

Senior Associate Pastor

 

CAMPUS PASTORS

TOM HUDGINS

Seminole Campus Pastor

Worship Ministries Team

BRAD NOBLITT

Lead Pastor of Worship Ministries

STAN COLLINS

Director of Instrumental Ministries

Bradley Morris

Pastor of Worship Ministries

Seminole

Next Generation Ministries Team

NATE MCKNIGHT

Lead Pastor of Next Generations Ministries

 

CANDACE VASQUEZ

Director of Children’s Ministry

Clearwater

TOM COONEY

Lead Pastor of Student Ministries

Clearwater

NANCY BENTLEY

 Lead Director of Children’s Ministries

East Lake

MATT GIBNEY

Pastor of Student Ministry

East Lake

THEO TSAKONAS

Director of Children’s Ministry

Seminole

CHRISTY RIDGEWAY

Lead Director of Preschool Ministry

Clearwater

NICOLE ANDERSON

Director of Preschool Ministry

East Lake

JILLIAN KANE

Director of Preschool Ministry

Seminole

BETH VOSPER

Preschool Volunteer Coordinator

Clearwater

ANDREA HUBBARD

Coordinator of Preschool Ministry

Clearwater

AMANDA STANTON

CCHS Director of Discipleship

NICOLE COONEY

Next Generation Ministry Assistant

KYLE MULLETT

CCHS Campus Pastor

Connection Ministries Team

JUSTIN FACENDA

Lead Pastor of Group Ministries

KENNON WILEY

Lead Pastor of Guest Services

 

MIKE HASHA

Pastor of Care & Pastor of Senior Adults

ANDREA BREEDEN

Lead Director of Connections

TAYLOR SMITH

Groups Ministry Assistant

MEGHAN DAVIS

Director of Guest Services

East Lake

BREANNA WANICKI

Connections Ministry Assistant

ANDREW HANNIGAN

 Director of Connections

East Lake

X150 & MISSIONS

DR. PAUL COLTON

Pastor of International Missions

LANEY GIBNEY

Director of Local Missions

SAMMY RODRIGUEZ

Director of College & Young Adults 

JOHN ANTONUCCI

 X150 Resident & Church Planter

X150 APPRENTICES

TYLER DODSON

X150 Apprentice

 

CONNOR DUPEE

X150 Apprentice

 

MORIAH RODRIGUEZ

X150 Apprentice

 

X150 INTERNS

ALIESA BOISVERT

X150 Intern

 

ANTHONY CUPSTID

X150 Intern

 

GARRECK DURATO

X150 Intern

 

TYLER HENLEY

X150 Intern

 

TROY SIROCHMAN

X150 Intern

 

MAKAULLE TAYLOR

X150 Intern

 

Creative Ministry Team

ANTHONY RUSSO

Lead Pastor of Online and Creative Ministries

MAGGIE SESSIONS

Creative Arts Project Manager

JAKE COONFARE

Director of Video Production & Social Media

DANIELLE KIPP

Senior Graphic Designer

PRODUCTION

NICK GROSSEIBL

Production Director

 

JACOB PLAZA

Production Director

East Lake

BEN WOODARD

Production Coordinator

ADMINISTRATION

TOM PRICE

Lead Pastor of Administration

LAKHANA HART

Director of Finance

MICHAEL SOJA

Director of Facilities

NICK GROSSEIBL

IT Coordinator

 

 

JOY WEAVER

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