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Pastors & Staff

Pastor Randy Eliason

Randy Eliason

Lead Pastor

Randy has been serving as the Lead Pastor of Calvary Church since February, 2016. A native of Queens, NY, Randy graduated from Valley Forge Christian College in 1987 and has been engaged in full-time ministry ever since. Randy has a passion to bring people to an understanding of the Good News of Jesus Christ in order to lead them into a personal encounter with Jesus which will transform their life, filling it with His presence and purpose. He believes that God’s purpose for Calvary Church is to be a place where broken people are restored and rebels return to God.
 
Randy has been married to the love of his life, Christine, for 34 years and is blessed to be the father of two amazing adult sons, Peter and Evan. 
Pastor Tom Tweedle

Tom Tweedle

Student Ministries Pastor

Tom grew up outside Baltimore before attending the University of Valley Forge and graduating with a degree in youth ministry. Recently getting his master’s degree in organizational leadership, he strives to equip youth and young adults to reach their full potential in Jesus. He has been married to Katie since 2009, and they have been serving at Calvary since 2017. Watching football and running on Forbidden Drive are a couple of the things he likes to do when he isn’t hanging out with teenagers or young adults.
Pastor Christine Eliason

Christine Eliason

Children's Ministry Pastor

Christine Eliason is our Children’s Ministry Pastor, providing leadership to all of our Calvary Kids Ministries birth through 5th grade. Christine has extensive experience working with children inside and outside the church including teaching Sunday school, coordinating Girls’ Ministries, serving as a youth leader, directing summer vacation bible schools, leading missions teams, as well as directing and teaching children’s church.

Christine has three passions for Calvary’s Kids’ Ministry:
  • to create safe, age-appropriate, engaging experiences that develop the faith of our children
  • to develop and empower a Children’s Ministry Team that is trained and prepared to lead those experiences
  • to resource parents to be the primary disciplers of their children.
Pastor Mehnmah Washington

Mehnmah Washington

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor

Originally from Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa. Mehnmah has always had a heart for worship and has been in ministry for over 35 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in Worship Studies with a concentration in Pastoral Counseling.

Mehnmah desires for the Worship & Creative Arts ministry to serve as Calvary’s venue of wholehearted worship to God with a Spirit of Excellence. She lives by Jeremiah 29:11 & 13 and truly believes that God has a plan for each of our lives that is only intended to do good and not harm. And she strives to live a life that is perpetually seeking God.

Mehnmah and her husband, Charles, have five adult children; three bonus daughters and three granddaughters.