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Rev. William Roberts Pastor Will, as he is known to Calvin, was born and raised in Harrisonburg, VA. He holds a BS degree in Government and History from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA ,a Master of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond,VA. Will has been an ordained minister (teaching elder) in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since November of 2014. He has previously served at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church in Richmond, VA as a pasotral intern, as an intern at a microfinance nonprofit, as an intern at Richmond Hill, a retreat center in Richmond, VA, and at Pierceton Presbyterian Church as a Solo pastor. He has a passion for church growth/redevelopment, community outreach, spiritual disciplines, prayer, preaching, pastoral care, and making puns. His hobbies include ballroom dancing, martial arts,science fiction, and he dabbles in improv comedy. He has been with the wonderful folks at Calvin Presbyterian since December 2016
Paula Spruill, Director of Christian Ministries Paula is a native of Norfolk Va, with very strong roots in Western North Carolina. God has put her talents to use in various ministries of the church over the last 33 years. She has worked mainly in ministries with young people. Over her career, she has done a bit of everything including teaching Sunday school, leading bible study, heading youth and missions trips, and running Vacation Bible School. God blessed her with two wonderful children, who are her pride and joy. Paula has been a member of Calvin Presbyterian church for 18 years and feels blessed by the roles and functions that she has served. Paula looks forward to continued growth in her faith through her service to God.
Kate Wilson, Director of Music Kate joined the Calvin Presbyterian Church staff as Director of Music during the fall of 2008. A native of Arkansas, Kate completed her Bachelor of Music Degree at the University of Mississippi in 1982. Upon marrying and moving to Lake Charles, LA with her husband, she became the music director for the preschool at University United Methodist Church. In 1984 Kate moved to Virginia Beach joined Community United Methodist Church and soon son Daniel was born. Her vocal back ground includes performances in numerous choirs, including the Louisiana Choral Foundation and the Virginia Symphony Chorus. Kate's major duties at the church include selecting service music and directing the adult choir at Calvin.
Lisa Carpenter, Preschool Director Lisa has been with Calvin Preschool for 15 years, and has served as the Preschool Director since June of 2011. Early childhood education has become her passion and she loves working hands on with the children every day. She lovingly works toward developing the school’s young students to have positive minds about life through teaching methods and to making Calvin Preschool a faith based outreach that benefits our community.
Margie Cornantzer, Church Musician Tammie Kotarides, Church Secretary Patricia Hazzard, Church Sexton
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