John G. Hoppe III, Senior Pastor
Pastor John Hoppe has pastored churches in Southern California, Wisconsin and South Carolina. He has a Masters of Divinity in Theology and has been in the ministry for 30 years. You will enjoy his warm and humorous way of relating the Bible to everyday life.
Mike Nimer, Small Groups and Outreach Pastor
Mike Nimer is a native of Miami, Florida and earned his Masters of Divinity from Columbia International University. He has a heart for outreach and for helping people get involved in small groups and service. Mike has pastored churches in South Carolina, Florida, and New Jersey.
Joseph Scott, Administrative Pastor
Joseph is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and has served as a full-time staff member at Calvary Chapel since 2009. Joseph serves the body of Christ at Calvary Chapel through church administration, information technology, television, and radio ministry. Joseph is passionate about reaching people with God’s word through media.
Cory Fulmer, Worship Pastor
Cory has been playing and leading for worship teams since he was in middle school. He has been serving with Calvary Chapel Lexington for the past four years. He passionately leads our congregation in expressing our growing love for the Lord, while also training up the next generation of musicians to serve the Kingdom of God.
Joel Player, Worship Leader
Joel is a gifted worship leader who assists in leading worship on Sunday mornings, Wednesday and Friday nights. He uses his musical gifting to bring us into God’s presence so we can be changes by His glory.
Philip Fidler, Assistant Director for Outreach
Philip has a passion to share the love of Jesus through life on life discipleship and practical care for people in need. He has served with the North American Mission Board as a church planting missionary since 2012 and has been serving in urban ministries to the poor since 2003. He has a gift and a passion for disciple-making and leading outreach ministries. Philip also leads the First Touch and Family Dinner Hour ministries and is the pastor over Hosanna House Ministries, a local outreach to the poor.
Austin Cox, Student Pastor
Austin Cox is the Student Pastor at Calvary Chapel of Lexington. He has been discipling our students in worship and God’s word since 2014. He is leading our students into a deeper understanding of God’s word, God’s love, and God’s purpose for their lives. Austin has a heart to see the next generation come into the fullness of a true relationship with Jesus.
Greg Burroughs, Student Pastor
Greg Burroughs is a South Carolina native and a graduate of Columbia International University with a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Youth Ministry. He loves teaching God’s Word to teenagers. Greg also works with skateboarders at the church’s “Oneway Skatepark.”
Crystal Scott, Children’s Ministry Director
Crystal Scott has been serving in children’s ministry at Calvary Chapel since 2010. Crystal has a heart for children and helping them come to know Jesus Christ. She leads a committed team of volunteers in providing a safe and fun environment for children to learn more about God.
Rian Shaw, Children’s Ministry Assistant
Rian Shaw has been serving in children’s ministry at Calvary Chapel for many years. Rian loves kids and enjoys leading and helping them come to know Jesus Christ. She helps lead an army of volunteers who are committed to teaching and discipling the children of Calvary Chaepel.
Steve Mattier, U-Turn for Christ Pastor
Steve Mattier is the Pastor for the U-Turn for Christ Ranch. U-Turn for Christ is a recovery program for men struggling with addictions to drugs or alcohol. Through this program, hundreds of men and women have been set free from their addictions and now know restoration and hope.
Kim Fidler, Church Administrative Secretary
Kim has a passion to share the love of Jesus through life on life discipleship and practical care for people in need. She and her husband Philip have served with the North American Mission Board as church planting missionaries since 2012. Kim has an extensive administrative background and provides administrative support to the church office. She is involved in serving various other ministries around the church and Hosanna House Ministries, a local outreach to the poor.