Calvary Baptist Church

Pastoral Staff

Mark Stevens


Pastor Stevens became the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in April of 2004.  He graduated from Trinity Baptist College with a B.A. degree in Church Ministries and has a M.A. degree in Bible Exposition from Pensacola Theological Seminary.  Pastor Stevens spent seven years in the United States Air Force, and three years as a teacher and athletic director at Ft. Walton Christian School.  He has been pastoring since 1986.  He and his wife Kim have three children (Samantha, Jason, and Tony) and eleven grandchildren.

John Policastro

Assistant Pastor/School Administrator

John Policastro was called as Academy Administrator in August 2010.  He has a B.S. in Bible from Baptist Bible College, and a M.S. in Educational Leadership from Bob Jones University.  Mr. Policastro was ordained into the gospel ministry in April 2000.  He has served as Assistant Pastor at Bayview Baptist Church and Academy in Mastic Beach, NY, Assistant Pastor for Christian Education at South Dade Baptist Church and Colonial Christian School in Homestead, FL, and as Assistant Pastor for Academy Administration at Calvary Baptist Church and Christian Academy in Montgomery, AL.  Mr. Policastro has been a Christian school administrator and teacher since 1996.  He holds FACCS certification in School Administration.  Mr. Policastro, as Academy Administrator, oversees the day-to-day operations of Calvary Christian Academy and Preschool.  He and his wife, Marianne, have two children (Janelle and JP) and three grandchildren.

Tim Foster

Assistant Pastor/Youth Pastor

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Tyler Monnin

Children’s Pastor

Tyler Monnin started as the Children’s Pastor in May of 2019. He coaches high school soccer and basketball at CCA and graduated from The Crown College of the Bible with a B.A. degree in Youth Ministry. Tyler has served in children’s ministries at Calvary since 2011.

Jim Clinton

Music Director

Jim Clinton was miraculously called to Calvary Baptist Church and Academy as Music Director. He began ministry here in August 2018. Most recently Mr. Clinton owned and operated a business for over 16 years. Over many years, he led multiple careers which included violin making, repairs and retail sales, auto repair, auto paint and body, go-kart building, and hot-rod building. While working full-time jobs, he maintained active involvement in church leadership where the Lord continually prepared him for later service. His most recent church service was at Calvary Baptist Church and Christian School in Greer, SC. He has a BA in Church Administration, Youth/Music from Bob Jones University. Duties here at Calvary Baptist Church are directing music selection, adult church choir, and church orchestra. For Calvary Christian Academy, he oversees musical activities while directing various string and wind instrumental groups, choirs, and music theory classes.

Barbara Coker

Office Manager / Accountant

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Terry Rivera


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Joe Ogden

Building and Grounds Supervisor

Joe serves as Facilities Manager (a.k.a. The Maintenance Guy).  He is a graduate of Landmark Baptist College in Haines City, FL, where he earned a B.S. degree in Bible.  Joe joined the staff of Calvary in July 2004.  He has been in the ministry for more than 20 years. Joe is also the Activities Director for the Senior Saints, a program for our golden members, that meets once a month for lots of food, fun, and fellowship. He and his wife, Rachel, have two children.

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Phone #: (850) 862-5369
Fax #: (850) 862-5368

529 Clifford St., Fort Walton Beach, FL

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