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Our Staff

Paul Beam

Senior Pastor

Richard Bartel

Associate Pastor

Richard was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. He married Colleen Kelly in 1983. They have two daughters, Rachel, who has graduated college and Rebekah. Both are seeking God's will for their lives.

Richard came to CBC in 1997 as associate pastor and became senior pastor in 1999. After much prayer he returned to the position of associate pastor in January 2011. He considers it a joy to serve this body of Christ.

Richards hobbies are reading science fiction and hiking in the mountains.

Steven Bridges

Worship Pastor

Steven Bridges was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Steven led worship in Louisiana for 11 years. In June of 2014 Steven accepted a position as Worship Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church. His desire is to see Jesus Christ glorified in every aspect of his life and to encourage people to live a life of true worship.

Kelly Kirkpatrick

Family Pastor

Michelle Luster

Pre-School Director

Peggy Bennett


Born in Seattle Washington, Peggy moved to Pampa via Oklahoma then Colorado in 1989. She came to work for Calvary in 1999.

Her husband Jim is a deacon. She has three children, two grandchildren, one great grandchild, and three dogs.

Brenda Davis


Brenda grew up in Oklahoma. She and her family moved to Pampa in 1980. She has been a secretary of Calvary Baptist Church since 1987.

Brenda sings in the adult choir, is on the Women's Ministry Leadership Team and is active in Women on Mission. Brenda and her husband, Bob are members of the Connection Sunday School Class. They have two married sons and two grandsons.

Kathy Chancellor

Finance Secretary

Kathy came to work for Calvary Baptist Church in April 2007. With her bookkeeping knowledge she is a great asset to our staff. Kathy's family includes her husband Larry, and her son Robert who attends Pampa high school and her two dogs.

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