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Pete Nelson
Lead Pastor

As a pastor, musician and evangelist, Pete Nelson’s worldwide travels have given him a unique perspective on the church as well as the global need for the gospel. Pete received Christ as a senior in high school. Pete’s previous pastoral experience includes: Senior pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque, founding pastor of White Fields Community Church in Longmont, Colorado, and teaching pastor at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. Pete recently planted One Love Church in Sydney, Australia and is now currently planting One Love Church in Thousand Oaks, CA. Pete is married to Angie and has three children and two grandchildren.


Angie Nelson
Women's Ministry Director

Angie Nelson came to faith in High School. Since then, she has traveled the world with her husband Pete, preaching the gospel, and planting churches. Angie is the author of the Journey into Prayer Bible study series and a regular contributor to calvarychapel.com. Angie is the mother of three wonderful children and two grandchildren. She loves riding horses, walking her dog Riki, and teaching the Bible. 


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Steve Papadopoulos
Assistant Pastor

Steve came to faith in Christ in his twenties through the Gospel message. His faith ushered in, for him, a time of learning, growth, and service in the Lord. Steve’s been involved in Pastoral ministry since 2005 serving in men’s ministry, youth ministry, missions, and church administration. Steve has a love for missions and has had the blessing of traveling to, and encouraging and supporting churches in Mexico, Haiti, Germany, Ireland, Hungary, and Austria. He is married to JoAnn and they have three wonderful children.