Mike had the privilege of growing up in a solid home in the Tampa Bay area. The Lord became real to him at the age of 17, when he started trusting Christ alone (and not himself) for his salvation. Mike knew he was called to go into the ministry someday, so as a young man he began to prepare. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies and a Master’s Degree in Counseling. After many years of serving in churches and growing in Christ, Mike’s dream of going into the ministry was fulfilled when he became the Care Pastor at Calvary Jupiter. Following about four years of faithful service to that church, Mike and his family launched out in faith and planted Calvary Port. St. Lucie. Since 2004, he has been the founding pastor of “the best congregation in the world!” Mike has been married to his best friend Stacy since 1989. The Lord has blessed them with three beautiful daughters, Meagan, Mandy, and Mary and two sons-in-law, Ethan and Angel. Mike’s passion in life is to help people become lifelong followers of Christ. He loves feeding the flock of God the Word of God with verse-by-verse teaching, and seeing people grow in Christ as a result. He is currently enrolled in seminary and pursuing a second Master’s Degree in Theology. In his downtime, he enjoys spending time with Stacy, hanging out with his “kids”, and trying to stay fit.
Stacy met the Lord as a teenager as a result of her praying grandparents. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling. In addition to serving alongside Pastor Mike, Stacy serves in Missions and Outreach here at Calvary. She also spends her time ministering one on one with women and serving in Shine. She has a passion for children and specifically the children at the GVCM orphanage in Haiti, where she oversees the child sponsorship program. Spending time with her family is one of her favorite things to do. Stacy also loves playing board games and has been known to be a bit competitive.
Lee, a native of South Florida grew up in the church, but never surrendered his life to Christ until 1997 at an Evangelistic conference. The Lord called Lee into full time ministry in 2005, where he currently serves as our Executive Pastor after 15 years in the corporate world. Lee loves partnering with other church and community leaders to advance Christ’s Kingdom.
Lee is married to his beautiful wife, Julie (since 1987) and they are blessed to have 3 wonderful boys, Ryan, Alexander, and Christopher. They also have 2 beautiful daughters-in-law, Nicole, who is married to Ryan and Ellen, who is married to Alexander.
In Lee’s spare time, he loves to hang with his family, loves the outdoors, hiking the Mountains, the Beach and Kayaking. Lee is a huge fan of the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Dolphins (yes, he thinks that the Dolphins will return to greatness one day… well…maybe not in his lifetime).
“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me.” – Galatians 2:20
Bob grew up in northern New York State with his three brothers and his awesome mom and dad, who have been married for 55 years. Bob’s passions include reading non-fiction books and gardening and hunting in the great outdoors. He also enjoys sports – especially wrestling and football.
In 1985, Bob fell in love (and fell hard!) after being introduced to his wife, Brenda. They have been a couple ever since! Bob and Brenda have a precious daughter, Rachael, who is a college student studying education at N. Greenville University in South Carolina.
When JESUS CHRIST invaded Bob’s life with His overwhelming love on August 12, 1990, everything changed. Everything! Past failures, present shortcomings, and future plans were radically and irreversibly turned upside down and totally renewed!
Bob and his family have called Calvary home since March of 2005. Bob accepted the call to Ministry in December of 2009. He currently serves as our Pastor of Care. His life goal is to “Live for Christ” and to share Christ’s love with others – practically, yet passionately.
Will is our Pastor for Student Ministries & Creative Arts at Calvary PSL. Will surrendered to ministry in 2003, and began serving in ministry as a volunteer while he attended Bible College. In 2005, Will began working in full time ministry as a Student Pastor. Will received his bachelor’s degree in Leadership and Ministry in 2008, and became an Ordained Minister in 2010. Will has been with Calvary PSL since 2011, and his passion is to reach people and help them follow God. Will is married to his beautiful wife, Jenny. They have two children, Ethan and Elyssa. Will enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, boating, and fishing.
Jacob serves as our pastor of groups & connections to help those at Calvary PSL take their next best step toward Christ and to be connected in a life group. He oversees our first impressions, assimilation & groups ministries.
You’ll catch Jacob on Sundays at Calvary with a cup of coffee in hand, a big smile, and a warm handshake, hug and greeting.
During the week, you will find him usually at a coffee shop connecting with people and talking about God’s grace and how the Lord may be at work in their lives.
Jacob is a graduate of Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, IN with a M.A. in Intercultural Studies. He is married to Jama, whom he considers his best friend, and they have four sons: Isaac, Deacon, Israel and Malachi. Jacob spends his free time hanging out with his boys and his wife.
Since coming to Calvary PSL God opened the door for Pat to serve in Administration and is the one who keeps things going in the office during the week.
Pat was born in Selby, South Dakota in a record-breaking blizzard. She moved to Fort Lauderdale at age 3. She met the Lord at an early age, and as a young adult, she grew to want more of Jesus in her life. The Holy Spirit made drastic changes, and Jesus became the Lord of her life. Pat says, “I know He will finish the good work He has started in me”.
Pat married her childhood sweetheart, Steve. They have 3 grown children, and 1 grandson, who all know and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. Spending time with her family and hanging out with their 3 West Highland Terriers is what Pat loves to do. There’s never a dull moment around their house with these three dogs!
We are truly blessed to have Pat on our staff. She brings a bubbly personality to the office!
Ethan and his wife Meagan are the Children’s Directors at Calvary PSL. He was born and raised in a Christian home in the hills of Southern Indiana. After graduating from Asbury University in 2011, he moved with Meagan to Florida and started teaching. After years of volunteering as a ministry partner with children and students, Ethan joined our staff in November 2016. He enjoys sports, music, reading, drawing, writing scripts, acting, and building things with his hands. Ethan has a passion for teaching children, and he is excited to point them to the mentor that changed his life, Jesus Christ.
Meagan and her husband Ethan are the Children’s Directors at Calvary PSL. She has a huge heart and passion for impacting the lives of children for Jesus. She graduated from Asbury University in May of 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Meagan and Ethan were married in 2010. She enjoys, reading, being creative, traveling, going to Disney, and working with kids.
James 1:22-25 ~ “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.”
Julie is our Human Resources & Groups Administrator here at Calvary PSL. Julie was born and raised right here in South Florida. She has been married for almost 30 years to our very own Executive Pastor, Lee Holley, and has been blessed to be the mother of 3 handsome young men.
Julie, LOVES to exercise and loves doing so while spending time enjoying the outdoors, especially on vacation. She loves time in the sun and truly values her time with her family.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10
Aaron is our Associate Minister for Worship & Young Adults at Calvary PSL. Aaron surrendered to ministry in 2002, and began serving in his home church, by leading worship for the youth ministry. After graduating college at Mississippi State University, he accepted his first full time job in Hawaii as the Youth, College and Worship Leader. In 2012, he became an ordained minister. Aaron is married to his amazing and beautiful wife, Mikenzie. They both have a passion for reaching and loving people into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Aaron enjoys playing sports, guitar, surfing, and fishing.
Brian is our Technical Director at Calvary Port Saint Lucie. Brian received his Associate of Science degrees in Telecommunications and Computer Engineering from Broward College. His previous work experience was serving on staff as Media and Communications Director at the largest Church of God in Florida for over 10 years.
Brian is married to his wonderful wife, Cissy. They have 2 children, Nicole and Allan.
Rachel is a native South Floridian. After giving her life to the Lord at a very young age she’s been dedicated to serving Him.
Rachel came to Calvary PSL in 2013. After serving as an intern, she is now part of the Graphics and Communications team.
In her free time Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband Josh, cooking, event planning, and watching movies.
“For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope in from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my refuge is God. Trust in Him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us.”
Andrea is the Volunteer Administrator. She is a native Floridian, born in West Palm Beach. Her family made Port St Lucie their home in early 2001. Andrea and her husband, Mike, have been married for over 25 years and have three amazing children Devin, Ashley, & Dalton.
Her all-time favorite thing to do is to just be home with her family. Some of her hobbies that she enjoys are photography, scrapbooking, fishing, and cooking.
Andrea’s favorite verse is John 14:6 because the message is direct and can’t get any clearer than this. Jesus answered, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
David is our Facilities Director at Calvary PSL. David was born in Utica, New York and moved to Port St Lucie with his family in 1987. It was not until David joined the United States Air Force in 2003 that he would come to know Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.
Feeling Gods calling David left his family business which he had been running since returning from the military to pursue an education in Ministry and Substance Abuse Counseling which he is still in the process of completing. David’s heart is to serve and believes that everyone is deserving of knowing and receiving God’s love, Mark 16:15 “And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone”.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28
Colette is the Financial Assistant to our Executive Pastor, Lee Holley. After several years in different administrative roles, God opened the door for her to work in the field she loves. She has a BA in Criminal Justice and an AA in Paralegal Studies.
Before giving her life to Christ, Colette’s faith was based upon legalistic rules and structure. Through a friend’s invite to Sunday services, complete brokenness, and the loving memory of her father and late night debates over faith, she finally gave her life to Christ.
Colette has two beautiful children Alex and Brooke. In her free time, she enjoys historical novels, visiting art museums and being outdoors.
Her favorite verse is 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NKJV), “No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it”.
Matt serves as our Missions Minister. He also serves on the Worship team. He has a passion to reach the lost and a desire to help believer’s grow in Christ. Matt grew up in the church, but fell to the cares of the world for almost two decades. Through brokenness, the Lord rescued him in an amazing way. He is daddy to his beautiful daughter Elizabeth.
Matt’s favorite Scripture is Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men.”
If you spend any time with Matt, you will know his heart’s cry is “All for the Lord!”
Priscilla is a Vocalist and Worship Leader at Calvary PSL. She discovered a love for music and singing at a very young age. While growing up she learned to play different instruments and became heavily involved in choir at school. After surrendering her life to Christ as a teen, she developed a heart for worship and serving the local church with the gifts God gave her. Much later, while serving at a new church plant in another state, she discovered the Lord’s call on her life to ministry. She has been faithfully and joyfully serving Calvary PSL for several years leading worship, Life Groups, and in Student Ministry.
She is happily married to her high school sweetheart and she is a mom to three awesome kids.
Now to Him who is able to carry out His purpose and do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations forever and ever. Amen.
EPHESIANS 3:20-21 AMP
Alex Zawoy is a deadline driven video producer and indie rock violinist who studied at Santa Fe College in Gainesville Florida. He received his BAS degree in digital multimedia technology and video production and has played violin for over 16 years. His passion for creative arts includes videography, photography, graphic design, sound design, string based music composition, and animation. One of Alex’s most important goals is to share God-stories through cinematography.
When Alex has free time he plays rock styled violin music, enjoys green tea, watches film, enjoys cooking asian styled meals, and takes care of his little chubby siamese cat, Luna.
Tanner recently graduated from Ocean’s Edge School of Worship. She is our Student Ministry worship leader.
Tanner has a heart to love and serve the local church by pouring into the lives of others and leading worship. She has served on the worship team at Calvary since she was in high school.
“The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still.” Exodus 14:14
Taylor is a Ministry Intern for Shine Children’s Ministry. She is passionate about enlightening children to the love Jesus Christ has for them and helping them develop a relationship with Him. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, reading, or playing games with her friends. She is fun-loving and compassionate, and brings a lot of joy and a little silliness to the Shine team!
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
An Elder is a servant leader who helps people become lifelong followers of Christ. Elders serve alongside the Pastors in ministering to the needs of the body of Christ. This includes helping with Biblical counseling, making hospital visits, assisting in the benevolence ministry, praying for the sick, conducting funerals, coaching life groups, administering church discipline, and communicating God’s vision to the congregation.
Jack received Christ on 2/18/85 at a Billy Graham crusade. He and his wife Marcia have 4 children, Jon, Kim, Monica, and Andrea. Jack retired after 29 years with Allstate Insurance Company. He served as a deacon and minister of evangelism at the FBC of Ft. Lauderdale until they moved to Port St. Lucie in 2004. They had the privilege of attending the first service of Calvary PSL. Jack is an elder and member of Calvary’s Board of Directors. He has headed up the Evangelism Ministry over the past 12 years.
His favorite scripture verse is 1 John 5:11-13.
Travers was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and lived in Cape Town for 10 years until moving to Florida in 1998.
He has been walking with the Lord for 32 years after accepting Him very early in his life as Lord and Savior, then growing continually and fully understanding what it meant to live for Him.
Travers started attending Calvary Fort Lauderdale in 2001, and joined Calvary Port Saint Lucie in 2008 after moving to the area. He and has served in various ministries and became an Elder in 2013. However, youth ministry will always have a special place in Travers’s life as it was the catalyst for igniting his passion for actively serving the Lord.
Travers is married to his amazing wife and best friend, Angel. They have two boys, Dominic and Eric, and love spending time together as a family. Travers also enjoys playing guitar, hosting fellowships and watching movies.
Travers’s favorite favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5-6
Dan has been attending Calvary Port Saint Lucie since 2013 when he moved from Massachusetts with his wife, Lyn. Dan became an Elder in 2015. In addition to various ministries at Calvary PSL, Dan and Lyn are active in the Christian Motorcyclists Association.
Dan and Lyn have one son (Dan and wife Sarah), one daughter (Sarah) and three grandchildren (Lily, Evan and Nina).
Dan’s favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5-6:
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall direct your paths.
Dan was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and grew up in the Indian culture. He received Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1978. He and his wife Winsome have been married for 32 years and are blessed to have 3 children, Cherina (and husband Dwight) Dhani and Nikki and 2 grandchildren, Dillon and Dorian. They moved to Port St. Lucie in November of 2013 and chose Calvary Port St. Lucie as their church home. The Lord led them to be part of the Prayer Ministry Team and to lead the Homebound Ministry Team, a ministry to shut- ins.
Dan’s favorite verse is Hebrews 4:16 “Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need”
Brian was born and raised in South Florida. He received Christ at an early age and spent the majority of his life actively serving at Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale. In 1994, he married his best friend Heather, who joined him in the ministry. Together, they have worked in various church positions until relocating to Port St. Lucie in 2012. Brian and Heather have three children: Luke, Jacob, and Emily. They have been attending Calvary and serving in First Impressions, Shine, and Elevation. Brian can also be seen at the grill serving up hot dogs for major church events.
Brian and Heather lead a Life Group for married couples, and enjoy hosting fellowships in their home.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing guitar and watching sports. He’s a lifelong fan of the South Florida teams, especially the Miami Hurricanes.
Phil 2:5-11 “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.
Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
Glenn received Christ in 1989. He has a passion for truth that comes from studying the Bible. He has a passion to help people develop a Biblical worldview and loves to pray and write about worldview in order to change the hearts of our youth.
Glenn and his family came to PSL from Connecticut in 2013. He and his family began attending Calvary and connected immediately by joining a Life Group where they have developed lasting relationships.
Glenn and his wife Dana have 3 daughters: Sarah, Rachel, and Kaitlyn, and a dog named Eddie.
Glenn is a member of the Prayer Team and Leads a Life Group with his wife Dana, who also serves in the Shine Ministry.
In his spare time Glenn enjoys being at home with his family, reading, studying the Word of God, and writing.
His favorite Scripture is 2 Timothy 2:15, “Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that need not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”
Jose is a first generation Dominican American born in New York and raised with Catholic values. He and his wife Sooner came to Calvary in 2006, where he began His relationship with the Lord. He has led several small men’s groups, served in children’s ministry, and is currently part of the prayer ministry and safety team.
He and Sooner have been married since 11/2005. With 2 adoptive blessings in their lives, they have 6 children: Cristabella, Cariana, Casiarra, Josiah, Camilia, Jeremiah.
Jose’s favorite verse is: Matthew 6:19-21, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also”.
Mark received Christ as Lord at a Promise Keepers gathering over 20 years ago. Mark is passionate for the Word of God and life groups. He desires to help others discover the wisdom and hope which may be found daily in the living Word. Mark currently serves as a Life Group leader.
Mark met his wife Hyo in a mission’s school and they were married in 2004. God has blessed them with their daughter Abigail. Mark and his family have served full-time training and sending teams out to make disciples among the nations.
Mark’s prayer is that we all have an Emmaus Road encounter with Jesus as described in Luke 24:32…”They said to one another, Were not our hearts burning within us while He was speaking to us on the road, while He was explaining the Scriptures to us?”