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Fall Meeting

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Fall Meeting Recap

On Sunday, November 18 at 4PM we gathered for our Fall Business Meeting. The outcomes of this meeting include:

Approval of the 2019 Budget

Election of the following four Elders:

  • Andy Brandt
  • Chris Jahns (2nd Term)
  • Jay Miller (2nd Term)
  • Dave Voss

Election of the following four 2019 Nominating Committee Members:

  • Josh Ballantine
  • Johann Buis
  • Jill Gort
  • Jennifer Lingle

And last, but certainly not least, the election of Dr. Gerald Hiestand as the 13th Senior Pastor of Calvary Memorial Church.



Our 2018 Fall Meeting will take place on Sunday November 18 at 4PM. We will be using this page to provide resources and information leading up to the event.  Check back for updates.

2019 Nominations

Thank you to those who submitted suggestions for potential Elder candidates. The deadline for submissions has now passed.

The 2018 Nominating Committee has made the following nominations:

2019 Nominating Committee:

Josh BallantineTerri Benno
Johann BuisJill Gort
Jennifer LingleBryan Scheffers
Russell SlackRyan Trout


Elder Board: 

Andy Brandt
Chris Jahns (currently serving 1st term)
Jay Miller (currently serving 1st term)
Dave Voss


  Elder Qualification Information ›


Elder Meet & Greet

Meet our slate of Elder candidates in-between services in the Coffee Room on Sunday, November 11.



Elder Listening Sessions

Sunday November 11, 9AM & 10:45AM | Heritage Room

Wednesday November 14, 6:30PM | Dining Room

Members of the Elder Board, Pulpit Committee and Ministry Staff will be available to the congregation for questions related to the 2019 proposed budget, Pulpit Committee process, and other items of interest. Feel free to come to one or more of these sessions with questions you might have so that you may be fully informed in advance of our Fall Meeting.


Pastor Gerald Q&A Session

Sunday November 11, 12:15PM | Sanctuary

We invite all Calvary members and regular attenders to join us in the sanctuary, November 11, following the 2nd service to hear from our Senior Pastor Candidate, Dr. Gerald  Hiestand. We will be asking Pastor Gerald questions that were posed to him during the candidating process, as well as questions submitted beforehand by the congregation. This will be a great opportunity to hear Pastor Gerald’s heart for Calvary, his ministry priorities, his view of preaching, and more. Be sure to be there!

For more information regarding this event as well as the opportunity to submit a question for Pastor Gerald, please visit the Pastor Gerald Q&A event page.


  Click Here to View the Letter from the Board of Elders ›



Sun Nov 18, 4pm in the Sanctuary

We will be gathering in the sanctuary for our Fall Business Meeting. We will be selecting Elder and Nominating Committee members for 2019, reviewing and approving the 2019 budget, and voting to approve Pastor Gerald as our next Senior Pastor. We encourage all members of Calvary to attend. As always, regular attendees are also welcome, but voting is reserved for members.

Download the meeting booklet below. 

Dinner will follow in the dining room (A free-will offering will be accepted).  


  Fall Meeting Booklet ›


Fall Meeting Childcare

Childcare is available for children ages 5th grade & under during the meeting. (Families will eat dinner together.) Help us save costs by making the childcare for the fall meeting volunteer based. If you are not a member and are available to serve as a volunteer, please sign up below.

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