Our Team

Staff & Elders

Andrew Melo

Lead Pastor

Andrew became our Lead Pastor in October of 2018. It was toward the end of a diploma in Sports and Recreation Administration that he began wrestling with a call to vocational ministry.  Andrew has since completed Bachelor of Theology and Master of Theology degrees at Heritage College & Seminary. He is passionate about preaching, shepherding and developing leaders.  Andrew’s favourite thing to do is spend time with his wife, Erin, and their daughters,  Peyton  and Tori. The girls help him to laugh often and remember that God is good.

Nate Wiens

Associate Pastor

Nate started at Calvary in June 2021 after interning at Starkey Road Baptist Church in Florida and completing his Master of Divinity degree at Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. Originally from a small town near Calgary, Alberta he is enjoying being back in the province of Ontario where he served as a summer missionary with Child Evangelism Fellowship in high school. He is excited to train, equip, and serve alongside the people at Calvary as they live out the mission of loving God and others and seeing lives changed for God's glory.

Bud Penner

Pastor of Senior Care & Elder

Bud has spent most of his adult life as a Pastor and leader in Christ's Church.  He joined the staff at Calvary in 2011 to develop small groups for discipleship and fellowship and has served in several different pastoral roles since then. Bud and his wife Beulah love to travel and engage in other cultures, which has taken them to many countries and people groups.

Dylan Arndt

Youth & Outreach Director

Dylan married his best friend Lindsay in June of 2020 . Dylan graduated school with a Christian Studies certificate from Heritage College and Seminary, Recreational and Leisure diploma and a Business diploma both from Conestoga College. Dylan has a passion for sports and the outdoors and ultimately has visions of using his passions to bring glory to God.

Ethan Baxter

Children's Ministry Intern

Ethan is a student at Heritage College in his fourth year of a Bachelor of Religious Education degree with a focus in Children’s Ministry. He loves video games, comics, and cheering for the Toronto Raptors. Most importantly , Ethan is a devoted follower of Christ and is excited to see what God has in store for him and Calvary through this internship.

Krista Bain

Administrative Assistant

Krista has been part of Calvary since she was 10 years old, and joined the Calvary staff in 2001.  Krista enjoys baking anything chocolate and is an avid reader.  On Sundays she can often be found helping with visuals, or downstairs in the toddler room.

Meet the Elders

Jeff Boerefyn

Elder Chairman
Jeff has worshipped at Calvary with his wife Maria for the past 25 years where they have raised their four beautiful children.  Jeff is thankful for God’s constant faithfulness and is appreciative of the opportunities to serve at Calvary.

David Dueck

Elder Vice Chairman
Calvary has been Dave's church family for twenty five years. He has been truly blessed with a wonderful, supportive wife and family. Dave considers it a real privilege to be part of this ministry team here at Calvary.

Bill Marr

Elder
Bill enjoys reading, baking, working in the garden and on cars when he has free time.  He thanks God for the blessing of marriage to his beautiful wife Amy Leyenhorst for over 15 years. Bill's prayer is for Calvary to be a safe place where people can be vulnerable, seek and find true change in their lives with Christ.

Mike Crinson

Elder
Mike had been blessed as a husband, father, son, brother and friend. Most of all he has been blessed to know Jesus, and wants others to really know about Him so they can decide to have the blessing that is Jesus in their life.