Pastoral Staff

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    John H. Munro
    Senior Pastor

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    John has served as Senior Pastor at Calvary since February 2006. His passion is to preach and teach the Word of God and to shepherd souls. He also teaches daily on “The Verdict” radio program.

    A graduate of Edinburgh University, John formerly practiced law in Scotland. When God called John to full-time pastoral ministry, he and Gudny moved to Texas to attend Dallas Theological Seminary, where he graduated with Master of Theology and Doctor of Ministry degrees.

    John is married to Gudny, who is from the Faroe Islands. They have three grandchildren, Alex, Ian, and Kera.

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    Jim Cashwell
    Pastor of Missions & Outreach

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    Discipling believers and equipping the church to follow Christ’s example “to seek and save that which is lost” is Jim’s calling. Jim came to Calvary Church in 2011, stepping away for three years to serve with Joni and Friends International Disability Ministry. He has a passion for teaching God’s Word, training and leading the church in evangelism and missions action, and caring for the wonderful team of missionaries at Calvary Church.

    Jim was born and raised in Eastern NC and asked Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord at age nine. Jim graduated from Campbell University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served churches for 30 years in North and South Carolina.

    He is married to Anna, a native Charlottean. God has blessed them with six children: Josh, Jared (Tessa), Jake, Rachel (Nolan), Rebekah (Nick), and Sam, plus three grandchildren: Olive, Theo, and Evelyn.

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    Timothy Hathaway
    Pastor of Worship

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    Tim serves as our Pastor of Worship. He is grateful to serve with a Worship Ministry of hundreds of people of all ages and from many backgrounds who strive to lead worship that is God-centered and passionate while serving together with joy and love.
     
    Tim earned his Master of Music degree from the University of Akron and served churches in Ohio and Michigan before coming to Calvary in 2006. He loves all things Ohio State!

    Tim is married to Vicki, and they are blessed with three daughters; Courtney, Chelsea, and Colby. Courtney is married to Matt Burrows, and they have two sons, Henry and Miles.

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    Nathaniel Pearce
    Pastor of Family Ministries

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    Nathaniel was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica by his mother. He surrendered his life to Christ at seven years old. After a brief period of departure, he rededicated his life to Christ in 1990 and was baptized later that year.
     
    Nathaniel earned three master's degrees and a Doctor of Ministry. He has served in various capacities in churches and at a Christian college. He has been on the Calvary pastoral staff since 2015. His passion is to know Christ, birth spiritual babes for Him, and facilitate their growth and the exercise of their spiritual gifts.

    He is married to Cheryl, also from Jamaica. Their union is blessed with two daughters, Ruth-Ann and Hannah.

     

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    Jim Pile
    Pastor of Senior Adult & Caring Ministries

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    Jim has served as a pastor at Calvary since August 2013. His passion is to teach God’s Word and disciple people to be more like Christ (2 Peter 3:18). With 25 years of pastoral ministry experience, he considers it a privilege to be a spiritual shepherd.

    Jim earned his Bachelor of Science from Penn State University in Hotel and Restaurant Management and Master of Divinity in Practical Theology from Talbot Theological Seminary. He is a certified member of The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.

    He and his wife, Sharay, have been married for 38 years and have four adult children: Shannon, Heather, (son-in-law, Mike, and granddaughter, Brooklyn), Robert (daughter-in-law, Amanda), and Bethany (son-in-law, Kevin).

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    Sibu Rajappan
    Pastor of Outreach & Internationals

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    Sibu serves as Pastor of Outreach and Internationals. His desire is to help men and women mature in Christ through evangelism, discipleship, teaching, and preaching the Word of God. His goal is to encourage and equip believers to fulfill the Great Commission intentionally, effectively, and joyfully.
     
    Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Sibu formerly worked in the IT field when God called him into full-time ministry. He graduated from Southern Evangelical Seminary with an M.A. in Biblical Studies and is currently pursuing Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary. 

    Sibu is married to Nisha with two girls, Anugraha and Emanya.

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    Rob Reece
    Pastor of Discipleship

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    Rob has served at Calvary as CHAMP Sports Director and Pastor of Community Life. In his current role as Pastor of Discipleship, Rob is passionate about teaching God’s Word and developing followers of Christ.
     
    Rob received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from UNC-Greensboro and worked in the banking/financial services industry before joining the Calvary staff in 2012. He has a Master’s degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Educational Ministry from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
     
    Rob is married to Jennifer, a nurse and Infection Prevention Specialist at Atrium Health. They have two children, Gage and Jae.