Staff

Pastors

Pastor Matt McGukin
Lead Pastor
 

Pastor Matt serves as Lead Pastor at CBC. He came to Calvary in August 2014. Pastor Matt’s heart is to pastor a church with an Acts 1:8 vision — a church that desires to make disciples of all nations, beginning locally and extending to the ends of the earth. He is a graduate of both Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. Biblical Languages) and Mercer University (B.A. English & Christianity). Matt is married to Marty, and they have three children: Daisy, Micah, and Noah.

Pastor Tyler Penalber
Associate Pastor
 
Pastor Tyler serves as Associate Pastor at CBC. Pastor Tyler serves over the Worship ministry and the Student ministry here at Calvary. Pastor Tyler came to Calvary in July 2022. With Ephesians 4 as his outline to his call to ministry, Pastor Tyler strives to serve in the role described in verses 11-12. Equipping others for the work of the Gospel. Pastor Tyler graduated from William Carey University in May 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Worship Technology. As of August 2022, Pastor Tyler is pursuing a Master of Arts in Worship Leadership from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Tyler is accompanied by his Australian Shepherd/Rottweiler, Lottie Moon.
 
 
 
 
 

Ministerial Staff

Jimmy Horsley
Church Planter in Residence
 
Jimmy Horsley serves as our Church Planter in Residence. Jimmy has recently completed the assessment process with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and will be planting Reach Church in the Bush Elementary area of Idaho Falls in 2020. Jimmy is married to Bonnie and they have two sons, Dylan and Jax.

Administrative Staff

Cathy Blurton
Church Secretary
 
Cathy Blurton serves as our Church Secretary. She is married to Lewis, and they have been members of CBC for almost 10 years. Cathy enjoys birdwatching and camping with her husband in her spare time. She has been on staff since January 2021.