Pastor and Staff
Dr. Larry Hoyle - Senior Pastor
Larry and Debbie were both born and raised in Virginia and have 3 children: Ashley (husband – Nick), Aaron, and Allison (husband – Zack). Larry and Debbie were high school sweethearts growing up in the same home church. Larry began serving Calvary June 2016. He earned an undergraduate degree in Information systems at Virginia Commonwealth University, a Master of Divinity at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, followed by a Doctor of Ministry degree at Dallas Seminary. Larry served as senior pastor at Louisa Baptist in Louisa, VA prior to Calvary.
Rev. Mike Nerney - Associate Pastor
Pastor Mike has been married to his wife Sue since 1991. Mike and Sue were both born and raised in Massachusetts. The Nerney’s have two awesome children, Jordan and JonJon. Mike earned an undergraduate degree in Finance and an MBA from Bentley University outside of Boston. He worked for seven years in corporate accounting before attending seminary full-time. In 2001, he earned his seminary degree through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Before coming to Calvary, he served for nine years as Senior Pastor at Living Water Community Church in Oakland, Maine. He is currently pursuing a doctorate also through Southeastern. The Nerney’s are still avid Boston Red Sox fans!
Rev. Ken Tipton - Minister of Music
Ken graduated from Southern Seminary. Over 50 years, he served in churches in Tennessee, Indiana, Georgia, and Maryland. He currently serves at Calvary as the Minister of Music for six years and has been singing with the Oak Grove Gospel Quartet for nearly 25 years.