Pastor Jon has been happily married to his wife Clarissa for 38 years now and they have three children. Jon was saved on July 22, 1970 and started pastoring in 1981. Jon and his wife Clarissa have been in ministry now for 38 years. Jon has both a bachelors and masters degree in religion from Liberty University. Jon is on his third tenure as Pastor here at Calvary Baptist Church where he has served for a total of 23 years.
Dwayne was blessed to born into a Christian home where the love of God was taught and demonstrated by his parents on a daily basis. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior when he was eight years old. After High School, he went to work in the Coal Industry where he would stay for six years and then he began feeling the call to ministry. In 2013 he finally submitted to God’s call on his life into ministry, shortly after this he became Youth Pastor here at Calvary Baptist Church and enrolled at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College seeking a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry. Dwayne will be graduating in May and then will be pursing his Masters Degree. Dwayne married the love of his life Tara in 2012. Tara was raised up in Calvary Baptist Church and continues to serve alongside Dwayne. They have one daughter, Aubrey who always brings joy and entertainment not just to Dwayne and Tara but to those who they are ministering to.
Rev. Dick Henderson is a Veteran of the United States Army where he served for 10 plus years. Rev. Dick surrendered to God’s call to preach the Gospel in early 1973 pastoring churches in Ironton, Wheelersburg, and Frankfort, Ohio, and also was associate pastor in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. While Pastoring he also had a successful career in industrial management where he worked for 40 years.
After retiring from Kenworth Truck Company in September 2008, he came to Calvary
Baptist Church, Piketon, Ohio as Assistant to Pastor/Secretary responsible for the
administrative duties of the church and support of the pastor with the spiritual needs of
the people. Serve in various capacities to include education in the classroom, teaching,
preaching, and other responsibilities as needed. Dick has an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Chillicothe Business College, Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Silver Lake College, and an accounting diploma from Chillicothe Business College.