Calvary Baptist Church
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Our Staff

Here at Calvary, if you want to meet the ministers you just have to look around. Every member is a minister. That being said, our church is led by a competent and professional staff that help us become more effective at fulfilling God’s purpose.



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Pastor Chris

Chris Aiken has served as the Senior Pastor of Calvary since 2007. Chris and his wife Jodi are the proud parents of two sons, Dillon and Hayden. Prior to coming to Calvary, Chris and his family served as church planters/missionaries in Malta, New York and started Cornerstone Community Church. Originally from South Carolina, Chris has served churches in South Carolina, New York and Florida. [More about Pastor Chris]


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Pastor Glenn

Glenn Thrower serves as the Associate Pastor of Young Adults and Missions. Glenn holds a BA from the University of West Florida and manages a local Pensacola business. Glenn has also attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently enrolled at Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary working of his Master of Divinity. He is married to Karen and they have 3 wonderful sons. Glenn can be reached at


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Children's Minister

David Cash has served as the Minister to Children at Calvary since 2011. He has been a member of Calvary since 2004. He was our Awana Club commander from 2006 to 2011. He continues to serve in Awana as the T&T Director. David and his wife, Terrie, are the proud parents of a son, Colton, and daughter, Carley. Prior to coming to Calvary, David and his family were active duty Navy for 20 years. They served in Pensacola, Maryland and Japan.

A.A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology Pensacola Junior College; Commander College 301 Awana HQs

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Preschool Director

Liz Nims serves as the Director of Preschool Ministry and has been a member of Calvary since 2006. She and her husband Patrick have served in many different ministries at Calvary, including the children’s ministry, women’s ministry, and technical services (A/V and Sound). 

Liz is a native of Pensacola and works as a marketing coordinator for Elite Services of Pensacola. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in Business Management from Pensacola Junior College. Liz’s burning desire is to do everything for the honor and glory of God and to see those without a relationship with God to come to know Him as Lord and Savior. Liz can be reached by email at