Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Pastor Larry Sarver

Lead Pastor

Pastor Larry has been the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel since 1998. He grew up in South Florida. After attending Calvary Chapel for a few years he participated in seminary classes that lead to a job as an assistant pastor. In 1998 the board voted to appoint him senior pastor. In his spare time he enjoys reading, painting, spending time with his family, watching his Jacksonville Jaguars and cooking. He has been married to Amy since 1987.

Pastor Josh Luecht

Associate/Teaching Pastor

Pastor Josh has been on staff with Calvary Chapel since 2007. He holds a M.A. in Biblical Leadership from Calvary Chapel University. He is also a foster parent, musician and reading enthusiast.  In his spare time he enjoys watching the Florida Panthers, Miami Dolphins, and Los Angeles Dodgers,  watching Star Wars, and hanging out with his wife. He has been married to Mary since 2012.

Pastor Don Welch

Teaching Ministries

Don Welch is one of our pastors here at Calvary Chapel. He is involved in our daily devotionals, teaching ministry, and leads our communion services.  He holds a M.A. in Biblical Leadership from Calvary Chapel University and has been in ministry for over 30 years. In his spare time he enjoys boating, professional wrestling and Detroit sports. Don and Ruth have been married since 1982

Pastor Craig Wilson

Children's Pastor

Originally from Chicago, Pastor Craig accepted Christ at age 6 through his church’s children's ministry and dedicated his life to God when he was 13. He holds a B.A. in Church Administration from Bob Jones University with a double proficiency in Youth Work and Music. He has 28 years of ministry experience, including 21 years as a youth, children’s, and worship pastor and 7 years as a senior pastor. Craig and Monica both enjoy playing the piano, country line dancing and anything outdoors, as well as rooting for their favorite sports teams. Craig and Monica have been married since 2015.

Tyler Justin Schmeer

Worship Leader

T.J. grew up in Vero Beach, FL leading worship. After founding the Christian band Across The Sky, he got an opportunity to play music for people all over the place sharing the love of Jesus Christ. His daughter Ella is the light of his life. T.J and Rachael have been married since 2020

Nick Joslin

Youth Leader

Nick has been a faithful member of Calvary Chapel Palm City for years! He leads our youth ministry on Sunday mornings. He has attended Hobe Sound Bible College and is currently pursuing a B.A. in Youth Ministry. He also serves on the worship team and loves playing guitar, rooting for all Detroit teams, and woodworking in his spare time! Nick and Christina have been married since 2017.  

Christina Joslin

Executive Assistant

Christina is a Graduate from Calvary Chapel Bible College. She has grown up in Calvary Chapel and has attended Calvary Chapel Palm City since childhood. She also works as a Paraprofessional in the ESE unit for the Martin County School District. Nick is her husband and they have been married since 2017

Ray Rice

Worship Leader

Ray and Kathy grew up in New Jersey gave their life to the Lord, got married and started serving in the music Ministry in 1980.

In 2015 they moved to South Florida and became part of the music ministry here at Calvary Palm City they raised four children, have four grandchildren, enjoy writing original music and sharing their faith in song.