LEADERSHIP

PASTORS & STAFF

KELLY GRAHAM

Senior Pastor

Kelly grew up in Grants Pass, Oregon and was introduced to Christ through the “home” church his family was a part of there. After high school he went straight to college at NCU in Eugene where he met his beautiful wife Heidi and they married in 1996. They have 3 amazing grown children: Seth and Hannah and their oldest Tristan who lives in Eugene with his wife Skylar. He enjoys all kinds of activities and interests from music as a guitar and hand drum player to woodworking and home improvement projects to being an avid outdoorsman where he also enjoys hunting and fishing. Kelly also serves on the board for the Mixteco Christian Fellowship missions organization and Calvary Chapel Independence/Monmouth. This is now his second time serving as a pastor at Calvary Chapel of Salem and he says it is truly a privilege and pleasure.

His personal goal and prayer for Calvary is the same as Paul found in his favorite scripture in Ephesians 3:16-19.

MICHAEL HARRINGTON

Associate Pastor

Michael has been the associate pastor at Calvary Chapel Salem since 1996. He and his lovely bride Claudine have been married for over 30 years. They have 3 grown children and 8 grandchildren. Michael’s favorite book is the Bible and his favorite book of the Bible is Romans. He says the most impacting book other than the Bible that he’s read is “A Shepherd Looks At Psalm 23” by Phillip Keller. His favorite movie is “It’s A Wonderful Life”. Michael’s hobbies include a little hunting, fishing, shooting and some cooking. Oh yeah, and watching movies with a bowl of popcorn.

His favorite verse is Romans 8:28. 

RYAN KENDALL

Associate Pastor

Ryan grew up in a Christian home in small town Kansas. After going to school through his sophomore year in college in Haviland, Kansas, he attended and graduated from George Fox in Newberg where he met his wife, Hannah. They have 3 grown daughters who all live in Salem. After graduating, Ryan taught junior high, high school, and college for 26 years in schools in Kansas and Oregon. Ryan taught at Salem Academy but was called to ministry here at Calvary Chapel and became assistant pastor in February, 2021. Ryan’s hobbies include disc golf, photography, making (and eating) salsa, and spending as much time as he can in one of his hammocks. He enjoys watching sports on TV as well as live, and is excited to attend as many of the activities of the youth at Calvary Chapel as possible.

One of Ryan’s favorite verses is James 1:22, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves”.

Doug Williams

Associate Pastor

Doug grew up in eastern Washington. He had the privilege of being brought up in churches of different denominations (Assembly of God, Nazarene, United Church of Christ, Grace Brethren, Baptist, Christian & Missionary Alliance). He graduated from Central Washington University with a degree in Biology and went straight to seminary in Nyack, NY. There in New York, Doug met and married his wife, Becky. They lived in Harrisburg, PA, for 3 years, moving to Salem, OR, in 2001. Together they have 3 grown children, Seth, Luke, and Anna.

Favorite Verses: Numbers 11:18-20

HOLLIE MILLER

Administration & Finance

Hollie has been attending Calvary Chapel Salem for the last 19 years, when she and her family began coming while she was still in high school. As of January 2019 she will begin her 12th year on staff handling administration and financials. This is the longest job she has ever had and she sees herself retiring as “an old church lady” after God-willing, many more years still to come. She has been married to her husband, Matt for 12 and half years and they have two children, Ellie and Mason. Hollie enjoys spending time outside; whether doing yard work and gardening, or lounging in a hammock reading a good book. Her other hobbies include having deep conversations over coffee with a friend, documenting her family’s memories through photography, organizing and de-cluttering, and camping with her family in their 1986 Toyota Dolphin motorhome.

Her favorite verses are Colossians 3:12-17.

LYNA O'Neill

Secretary

Lyna met Jesus in 1999 and began attending CCS in May 2000. After a year of volunteering in the church office, she was asked to join the staff as the secretary in 2006. Lyna loves 80’s music, her new husband Derek, her church but Jesus most of all. Her hobbies include “terrorizing” those she loves, camping and spending time with her friends.

Her favorite verses are ‭‭Ephesians 2:8 - 10.

TINA HERMAN

Landscape Maintenance

Tina maintains the grounds, orchard and landscape garden beds at CCS.  You will often find her on the tractor, mower or digging in the dirt. She heads up the Adopt-a-Road group, which keeps our stretch of Cordon Road litter-free and coordinates the Community Garden and serves with our Spanish Church Ministry.  Tina and her husband, Austin, have two kids: Zellee and Edwin. She enjoys working outside in her own yard, hiking, biking, volunteering at her kids’ schools and time with her family and friends.

Tina’s favorite verses are Proverbs 3:5 & 6.

Nicole Britton

Kidmin Director

Nicole was raised in a Christian home and accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She is a graduate from Corban University, where she met her husband Dan. They were married in 1991 and they recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. They have 3 grown children.  She has 20 years of teaching experience in public school in grades ranging from Kindergarten to Middle school.  She holds a masters degree in curriculum design and technology. She enjoys spending time with her family.  She loves working with technology, particularly video productions and web design. She enjoys traveling, gardening, going kayaking and being outdoors.

Nicole’s favorite verse is Psalms 37:4.

Amy Delmore

KidMin Curriculum Assistant

Amy was blessed to grow up in a Christian home and has been a part of Calvary Chapel Salem since 2006. She is so glad that she gets to use her skills as a former elementary school teacher to be able to minister to families here as a part of the KidMin team. Amy, and her husband David, have two kids: Grace and Ezra. She spends her mornings homeschooling her kids. She also enjoys reading, hiking, baking, and spending time with her family.

Amy’s favorite verse is Romans 12:12.

Becky Potterf

KidMin Scheduling Coordinator

Becky began attending Calvary Chapel Salem in 1998 with her mom and grandma. Since the summer of 2018, she has been doing the scheduling for all the wonderful volunteers that serve our youth in our Children’s Ministry. She and her husband, Robert, have been married over 15 years and have two children, Kai and Malia. She enjoys crafting, baking and going for walks with her dog, Roxie. Becky’s hobbies are camping, hiking, boating and exploring new places with her family and friends.

Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:13.