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.
Austin Cox, Student Pastor & Worship Coordinator
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.
Christy Bevers, Children’s Ministry Assistant
Christy Bevers has been serving in children’s ministry at Calvary Chapel for many years. Christy 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 Chapel.
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.
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.
Bethany Zernel, Church Secretary
Bethany has a passion for Christ and to share the love of Jesus through loving and serving others. She has been on several mission trips both in the US and outside the US. Bethany provides secretarial support to the church office, serves as part of our worship team. and is an active member in the Young Adults ministry.