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We are a church that desires to worship simply and wholeheartedly, while growing through the life-changing power of God’s Word, and reaching the world with the love of Christ.

Staff

Pastor Dale King

Lead Pastor

gigpastor@gmail.com

Dale has served as the founding pastor of Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor since 2003. He and his wife, MaryAnn live on Fox Island with their four children, Austen, Abigail, Antonio, and Aleczander. His education in ministry includes Multnomah University and a B.S. in Religion from Liberty University.

Dale grew up in the Bremerton Washington area and came to Christ through Olympic High School Young Life in 1987. He began serving as youth intern at Peninsula Bible Fellowship in 1991, eventually became the youth pastor serving until 1999, and then was youth pastor at Calvary Chapel Spokane until 2002. The King family responded to God’s call to Gig Harbor with the strong conviction to plant a church by faith with no team and no resources, relying solely on the grace and power of God. Jesus has been faithful to build His church.

Pastor Jordan Faker

Youth Pastor

jordanfaker@calvarychapel.com

Jordan and his lovely wife, Chelsey, and their daughters Jaelle and Emberly, currently reside in Gig Harbor, WA where Jordan grew up. He graduated from Tacoma Baptist High School and then went on to Calvary Chapel Bible College. There he met Chelsey and they both graduated with their associates in theology. Following Bible college, Jordan interned for the director of the conference center in Murrieta, CA for a year, and he and Chelsey married shortly thereafter. After the big day the Fakers moved to Hungary for four months to do a missions training program. Jordan is the Youth Director here at Calvary.

Grant Yarger

Worship Director

grant.calvary@gmail.com

In January of 2017, Grant and Karista moved from San Diego, CA to join Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor. Originally from Morgan Hill, CA, Grant has been leading worship and serving in the local church for over 15 years. Apart from his love for music, his passion is to see people connect with their Creator and with each other to build the body of Christ. Grant loves all things sports, and is looking forward to enjoying the great outdoors in the PNW. Grant married his beautiful wife Karista in 2013. They now live in Port Orchard, WA.

Rebekah Parkhurst

Administrative Assistant

rebekah.calvary@gmail.com

Rebekah relocated to Gig Harbor, WA to be closer to the Calvary Fellowship family. She has been an active member of the congregation for the past six years, and in 2015 came on staff with the church as the Administrative Assistant. Rebekah has a heart for ministry, and in addition to her administrative duties lends a creative hand, and has served in various ministries that have come up through the church. Outside of church she works in her family business, and is currently a student.

Elders

Pastor Dale King

Lead Pastor

gigpastor@gmail.com

Dale has served as the founding pastor of Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor since 2003. He and his wife, MaryAnn live on Fox Island with their four children, Austen, Abigail, Antonio, and Aleczander. His education in ministry includes Multnomah University and a B.S. in Religion from Liberty University.

Dale grew up in the Bremerton Washington area and came to Christ through Olympic High School Young Life in 1987. He began serving as youth intern at Peninsula Bible Fellowship in 1991, eventually became the youth pastor serving until 1999, and then was youth pastor at Calvary Chapel Spokane until 2002. The King family responded to God’s call to Gig Harbor with the strong conviction to plant a church by faith with no team and no resources, relying solely on the grace and power of God. Jesus has been faithful to build His church.

Les Fogelson

Elder

lesfogelson@q.com

Les and his wife Linda were born and raised in eastern Washington.  Les graduated from Gonzaga University in 1983 and they moved to Port Orchard, Washington where they currently live.  They have two grown children, Brandon and Bethany, and 5 grand children, Tucker, Tyler, Hailey, Brayden, and Jordyn.  It has been their privilege to attend and serve at Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor since 2009.

Scott Gordon

Elder

gordo.scott@gmail.com

Scott and his wife Robin live in Gig Harbor with their 12 year old daughter, Bella. He graduated in 2000 from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and then moved to Bremerton, WA upon graduation for an engineering job a the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Scott and his family began attending Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor in 2008. He has thoroughly enjoyed serving as an Elder, Discipleship Group Leader, Usher, and Men’s Ministry Leader!

Jeff O'Leary

Elder

jco4him@comcast.net

Jeff O’Leary holds a Master’s Degree in National Security from the Naval War College and Speech from Cal State Univeristy at Los Angeles. He served 22 years in the Unites States Air Force.

Jeff also is the founder and director of Mission of Joy, a non-profit organization dedicated to easing the plight of the homeless in India. Mission of Joy as built orphanges, and given care for hundreds of orphans. It also supports 60 native missionaries, has built many churches, operates a widows home and feeds thousands of hungry children each week.

Jeff and his lovely wife Cindy have been married for 42 years and have raised 6 children together: Stephen, Kjerstin, Jo Beth, Sean, Shannon and Isaac (who awaits them in heaven). They reside in Steilacoom, WA.

Joseph Bor

Elder

brasov@msn.com

Joseph and his wife Olimpia live in Gig Harbor with their sons Ryan and Kevin. He is employed by the University of Washington. Joseph and his family began attending Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor in 2004. He currently is serving as an elder, usher, and in the children’s ministry. 

Dallas Howell

Elder

dhowell@haselwood.com

Dallas and his wife Nikki reside in Seabeck, WA. with their two boys, Houston & Phoenix, and 3 little piggies (1 Pug & 2 French Bulldogs). As a family they enjoy all kinds of outdoor adventures together such as diving, skiing, hiking, and camping to name a few. Dallas works at the West Hills Auto Plex alongside his wife. They have been honored to call Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor their home church since the summer of 2006. Dallas is passionate about ministering to the people of the Basque Country, as well as our local outreach through the Backyard Mission ministry.

Ministry Leaders

Karista Yarger

First Impressions Coordinator

karista.calvary@gmail.com

Karista and her husband Grant live in Port Orchard, WA with their dog Sully! Karista is an Elementary School Teacher at Hosanna Christian School in Gig Harbor. Born and raised in San Diego, CA, she is enjoying this new adventure of living in the Pacific Northwest! Karista’s role as First Impressions Coordinator is to serve the guests of our weekend services by providing direction, leadership, inspiration, training and administrative support to our First Impressions volunteers.

Nicole Howell

Children’s Ministry

nicolehowell.calvary@gmail.com

Nikki and her husband Dallas reside in Seabeck, WA. with their two boys, Houston & Phoenix, and 3 little piggies (1 Pug & 2 French Bulldogs). As a family they enjoy all kinds of outdoor adventures together such as diving, skiing, hiking, and camping to name a few. Prior to working along side her husband at the West Hills Auto Plex she was a stay at home mom until her boys started school. They have been honored to call Calvary Fellowship of Gig Harbor their home church since the summer of 2006. Nikki has loved being a part of the Children’s Ministry for 11+ years, hosting SUSA students in the summer and serving in any way that God leads.

Chelsey Faker

Preschool Ministry

chelseyfaker@gmail.com

Erin Peterson

Women’s Ministry Leader

erin.calvary@gmail.com

Calvary Fellowship has been Erin’s church since 2005. After seven years of serving as Pastor Dale’s Administrative Assistant, she presently serves as Women’s Ministry Leader. Erin and her husband, Brian, moved to Gig Harbor from California in 1991 to raise their three children Erik, Luke, and Monica. Erin is passionate about studying the scriptures inductively through Precept Bible Study, is a devoted wife and mother, and desires to honor the Lord by using the gifts He has graciously given her.

Scott Gordon

Men’s Ministry Leader

gordo.scott@gmail.com

Scott and his wife Robin live in Gig Harbor with their 12 year old daughter, Bella. He graduated in 2000 from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and then moved to Bremerton, WA upon graduation for an engineering job a the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Scott and his family began attending Calvary Fellowship Gig Harbor in 2008. He has thoroughly enjoyed serving as an Elder, Discipleship Group Leader, Usher, and Men’s Ministry Leader!