Jeff joined the staff of Calvary Bible as Senior Pastor in November 2013. He is originally from Dallas, Texas and a graduate of Howard Payne University and Dallas Theological Seminary. Before joining Calvary, he served as an Associate Pastor for an EFCA church in eastern Iowa. His ministry mission is to preach with passion and to lead with purpose for the glory of God. Jeff loves hanging out with his wife Anne and their four very young and very energetic children.
Tom joined the staff of Calvary Bible Church as Associate Pastor of Discipleship in June of 2015. Tom grew up in the Chicago area and is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. His ministry background includes pastoral ministry, missions and church planting. The passion of his life is to prepare followers of Christ to make eternal investments in the lives of others. God has graciously blessed Tom with Mary Ellen, his wife of over 30 years, and his sons Josiah and John.
Jacob joined the staff of Calvary as Student Ministries Pastor in July of 2015. He is originally from the St. Anne area and is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University. Before coming on staff, Jacob was a volunteer in the Student Ministries at Calvary for 5 years. He has a passion to see students develop an authentic faith in Christ and put that faith into action by investing their lives in God’s kingdom work. He enjoys partnering in this ministry with his wife, Victoria. He enjoys getting together and spending time with people, especially if it is to watch or play a game of soccer.
Becky is from Barrington the first of four children. She became a Christian at age 4 at home with the guidance of her mother. She has a B.M. from Eastern Illinois University and taught music for 12 years. The Miller family came to Calvary in 1996 and she came on staff in January 2009. She is also wedding coordinator. She married Rod in 1996 and they have three children – Grant, Ethan, and Lydia. She enjoys cooking and reading.
Jill joined the staff of Calvary Bible as Early Childhood Coordinator in Marchl 2016. Prior to being on staff she helped in early childhood for several years. She has a heart and a passion for children Her mission is to teach the children about Jesus. She and her husband started attending Calvary in 2005. She and Jim were married in February of 2000. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her kitty cats.
Junell recently joined the staff in June 2016. She is originally from Sheboygan, WI but has lived in Illinois over half her life. She graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI with a degree in Elementary Music Education. She has taught multiple grade levels over the past 28 years, most recently teaching music for 10 years at St. Anne Grade School. She is married to Steve and they enjoy traveling and spending time with their adult children—Katherine, Jennifer, and Nathaniel.
Tim is from Bourbonnais the first of three children. He became a Christian in his mid-20’s. The Farrell family came to Calvary in 2003 and he came on staff in October 2006. He married Bryce in 1985 and they have five children from mid-20’s to preschool – Ally, Kerby, Rory, Bayley, and Ryne. He enjoys his beagle, watching and playing all kinds of sports, and baseball season – especially the Cubs.