Meet our staff!

Community is very important to us at Calvary Rio Rancho
and we have a wonderful staff that is ready to greet you!

Ben Chavez

Senior Pastor 
Pastor Ben has been a Pastor at Calvary Rio Rancho since 2006. He served in Children's Ministry and has overseen Trail life, American Heritage Girls, MOPS, Home School, Youth Groups and was instrumental in the startup of the Billy Graham phone ministry at Calvary. He now faithfully serves and leads God's sheep as Senior Pastor.

Veronica Chavez

Women's Ministry Coordniator
Veronica has helped in Children's Ministry since 1998, teaching the Mid-High Girls class for most of those years. A servant in every way, she has worked in the café, taught discipleship classes and oversees the Cultivate Women's Ministry. Veronica's heart is to see each woman actively using whatever gift God has given her for His glory.

Roy Weaver

Assistant Pastor/Administrator 
Roy and his wife, Dana, have been attending Calvary Rio Rancho since 2012. Roy currently leads a Home Fellowship, The Helps Ministry as well as the Man Up Ministry. He loves sharing God's word with others and encouraging other believers.

Tracy Burns

Assistant Pastor 
Pastor Tracy and his wife, Genie, have been a part of Calvary for several years. His passion is community outreach, with a fervent heart for the lost.

Kevin Babb

Assistant Pastor
Pastor Kevin and his wife, Georgia, love serving the Body of Christ in discipleship, teach and furthering the Kingdom of God as the opportunities arise.

Chet Evans

Assistant Pastor
Pastor Chet has been attending Calvary Rio Rancho since 2015, has been involved with our worship ministry ever since and has a passion for encouraging the body to use and develop their spiritual gifts for the glory of God.  

Jim Beaudet

Jim is a volunteer Elder who oversees our Prayer Ministry and loves to be involved in serving The Lord wherever he can!

Don Love

Mr. Love has overseen our Servants Ministry for many years.  He is one of our prayer warriors and serves as one of the Holy Fire Bookstore volunteers.

Don Gurule

Donald and his wife Cathleen have been attending Calvary Rio Rancho since 2004. Donald has recently stepped into an Elder role, currently oversees the Home fellowships, and is blessed to also lead a Home fellowship of his own.

Christian Chavez

Worship Leader
Christian has been serving the Lord with music for the past 18 years. He has a passion for equipping the saints with scriptural truth through the songs we sing. He and his wife Jillian have five children. 

Terri Wade

Terri came on staff as our receptionist in 2002 and now works diligently keeping track of all things financial. With a heart to disciple and come alongside women, and a great love for God's Word, you can frequently find Terri encouraging others with her cheery countenance and wise words.

Lisa Stevenson

Lisa has such a servants heart and loves to serve in the Cultivate Women’s Ministry and is passionate about the year-round Operation Christmas Child Ministry here at the church. You can also find her serving alongside her husband, hosting one of our mid-week home fellowships. 

Janet Smith

Bookstore Manager
Janet became the Holy Fire Bookstore Manager in 2019.  Her passion is for God's Word, books, and equipping the saints with the tools they need to enhance their walk with Jesus.

Debi Kornrumph

Café Manager
Debi Kornrumph is one of the most cheerful people around! Debi currently runs The Gathering Café and loves to serve God's people with her amazing customer service and welcoming smile!

Natalie Chavez

Calvary Kids Director
Natalie, her husband, and two sons have attended Calvary Rio Rancho faithfully for several years. She has served in Calvary Kids and enjoyed every minute of it. She currently serves as the Calvary Kids Director and she loves to serve the Lord as He guides her to nurture and encourage as many children as possible as they develop their walks with Jesus.

Isaiah Chavez

Graphic/Web Design
Isaiah has been attending Calvary Rio Rancho since 1997. He has been blessed to serve in Calvary Kids, The Gathering Café as well as the Worship Team. He now is blessed to be using his talents as our Graphic/Website Designer.

Josh Chavez

Administrative/Worship Assistant
Josh has been a part of Calvary his entire life. He served in children's ministry for 5 years and has been part of the worship team since 2012. Josh had spent some time in focused study at Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta,  and is now back on staff at Calvary Rio Rancho.

Dan Elliott

We think Dan is the best sound man around! He has been handling our Sound Ministry since 2001 and loves his behind-the-scenes, essential job.  Ever wonder who turns on the lights on Sunday mornings? Dan is your man, because he is also our Facilities Manager.

Bill Kornrumph

Safety Ministry Leader
A retired Fire Chief, Bill has a passion to provide a safe environment for those who desire to come and worship God.  He and the rest of the Safety Team have been trained in medical aid, self-defense, and assisting others.

Kent Powderly

Bookstore Assistant
Kent has authored and edited many books.  
He is our walking dictionary, Bible Thesaurus, and history buff.  
If you have a question, ask Kent, he probably has the answer.