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Dr. Jesse Waggoner, Senior Pastor

Pastor Jesse Waggoner grew up in West Virginia and became Senior Pastor of Mt. Calvary in 2011. Previously he served churches in West Virginia and Ohio and most recently served for 13 years as Senior Associate / Teaching Pastor of Bible Center Church. Pastor Waggoner has been married to Julie for 30+ years and they are the parents of three grown children and have three grandchildren. Pastor Waggoner also maintains a ministry website at www.WaggonerMedia.com and shares twice per week encouragement videos via www.RechargeVideo.com.

Pastor Waggoner is a graduate of Appalachian Bible College, Bethany Theological Seminary and completed his doctoral degree in biblical preaching from Masters International School of Divinity in 2011. In addition to his passion for proclaiming God’s truth to God’s people, he enjoys photography and website design.The Waggoners reside in South Charleston, West Virginia.

contact:  jwaggoner@calvarywv.com

    

 
       
 


Adam Stotler, Associate Pastor

Adam was born and raised in Charleston, WV and has been in various ministry roles since 2006.  Adam received a Bachelor of Science degree in Religion and a Masters Degree in Human Services specialized in Christian Ministries, both obtained from Liberty University.  Adam and his family reside outside of Charleston, WV where he and his wife Sarah have been married since April 2006.  Adam and Sarah have two boys, Noah and Elisha with a daughter expected in January 2014. 

Adam desires to see lives transformed by having an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.  This being said, Adam is passionate to connect people into various opportunities for people to grow in their love for God and for others.  In addition to seeing people sharing, learning, loving, and living their lives for Jesus Adam loves to read, watch movies, interact with people, and spend quality time with his family and friends.

contact: astotler@calvarywv.com

 

 
     
 
David Johnson, Pastor of Student Ministries 

David is our Student Ministry Pastor here at Mt. Calvary and he came on to staff in 2013. David is currently enrolled in the online program at Liberty University studying Religion with a minor in Church Ministry. He plans on continuing his education though seminary with Liberty University upon completion of his undergraduate degree.

Prior to him coming on staff at Mt. Calvary, David served four years on active duty in the US Army. After the completion of his service in 2011, he returned to West Virginia and a few months later married his wife Kelsey who also serves in the student ministry. 
David has a passion for serving the Lord and seeing the students of Mt. Calvary grow in Christ. His desire is to lead the students to become true followers of Christ, while becoming effective in impacting their culture for Him. 

contact:  djohnson@calvarywv.com

 

 
     
 
Lisa Heller, Director of Children’s Ministry 

Lisa Heller is our Director of Children’s Ministry.  Lisa is a graduate of Cedarville University and has been serving in some form of children’s ministry for 20 years.  Lisa is wife to Chris and mother to Kayla, Jace and Jaron.

Lisa loves working with the children and all the incredible volunteers that serve in MCBC Children’s Ministry.  Together their goal is to provide a place where children feel safe and have a sense of belonging.  They want to partner with parents, other caring adults and teens to encourage our children to seek a growing, loving relationship with Jesus Christ.  They want each child to know that the most exciting, satisfying, and fun-filled life is a life committed to serving Jesus Christ.

Lisa says one of her favorite parts of serving in Children’s Ministry is getting to play the role of Darcie in the Kidstuf productions that happen once a month.

contact: lheller@calvarywv.com

 

 
     
 
Richard Brooks , Director of Worship Ministries

Richard is a life long West Virginian and is a graduate of Marshall University.  He grew up singing with his family in Southern West Virginia and has been involved in music education in Kanawha County for several years.  For twelve years he served as Music Director at First Baptist Church, Dunbar, WV and joined the Mt. Calvary team in 2014.  Richard and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of two sons, Jonathan and Austin, and reside in Charleston.

contact: rbrooks@calvarywv.com

 

 

 
     
 
Stephanie Snodgrass, 
Administrative Assistant

Stephanie is the administrative assistant and is excited to be a part of what God is doing here.  She is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and moved to the Charleston area when she married a West Virginian.  She has a retail management background and has also managed offices here in the Valley.  Since she is such a “people” person, she is glad the Lord has led her to this position.  She enjoys working on the various administrative projects here, and working with the wonderful staff is a blessing to her.  She has previously worked for Senior Pastor Jesse Waggoner and it is a joy for her to be able to work for him again. 

Her husband, Chad, is a police officer and her stepson, Gage, enjoys drawing and LEGOS.  As a family they like to travel, cook and walk their dogs, Oscar and Cocoa.  They are blessed to be a part of the Mt. Calvary family.

contact:  ssnodgrass@calvarywv.com  

 

 
 
 

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