Pastors, Elders, & Staff

Trent douglass

Senior pastor

Pastor Trent & his wife Debbie founded Calvary Chapel Saving Grace back in 1995. Debbie leads our Women's Ministry as well. They have four grown children: Isaac, Joel, Brooke, & Nathanael.

Mike thiemann

missions and Youth Pastor

Pastor Mike has been directing Saving Grace World Missions for over 15 years. He and his wife Erin also lead our Youth Ministry. They have three children: Malachi, Kyla, & Alaina.

Dana neal

Counseling Pastor

Pastor Dana & his wife Melody run Wings of Eagles counseling, a professional counseling ministry that runs through Calvary Chapel Saving Grace. They have been married for almost 50 years, have two grown boys, Gabriel & Joel, and love being grandparents as well! 

Tim Pappas

assistant and senior care pastor

Pastor Tim has an extensive background in counseling men through drug and alcohol addiction, as does his wife Jenn with women struggling with addiction. Together, they lead our Senior Care Ministry, where Tim pastors two congregations of Alzheimer's and Dementia patients at separate senior care centers every Sunday afternoon.

joel garcia

Worship, Life Groups, And young adults pastor

Pastor Joel has been leading worship at Calvary Chapel Saving Grace for over 10 years. He also facilitates our Life Groups and other discipleship-focused ministries. In addition, Joel and his wife Amy lead our Young Adults ministry. They have four young children: Maggie, Harrison, Jude, & Clara.

Nicole Mesa

Children's Ministry director

Nicole has a heart to shepherd the children of CCSG in God's transformative grace in a fun, encouraging, and safe environment. She is married to Matt and has two daughters, Hannah & Sarah.

Our Elders

Greg Sloan
Dave Healis