Pastor Jered and his wife planted Calvary in October 2010. He is the lead Pastor and you can find him doing a number of different things depending upon the day. He has been married to his wife Julie for 17 years and they have 4 children. He was born and raised in CT and holds a degree in mathematics from Central Connecticut State University.
His favorite Bible verse is:
Deuteronomy 32:47 "They are not just idle words for you --- they are your life."
Jered loves sports of all kinds, loves to fish, and enjoys being with his family.
Julie is Jered's wife of 17 years. She and a team helped plant the church in 2010. She helps to coordinate and direct the Children's Ministries at CC Naugy. This includes the Nursery, Preschool, Elementary Classes, and other special events throughout the year. She holds a degree in sports medicine from Southern Connecticut State University.
Her favorite Bible verses are:
Philippians 4:7 "And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus"
Ephesians 3:20 "Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us"
2 Corinthians 12:9 But he said to me "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.
She loves spending time with her 3 sons, 1 daughter and husband. She especially loves getting to home-school her children and experience the joy of learning through their eyes. She also enjoys being active and the outdoors.
Evelio, his wife Eileen, and their son Kenny (originally from NY) have been a part of the CC Naugy family since 2015. They all have a passion for worshipping the Lord. Evelio, also known as “E”, has a heart for sharing the gospel every chance he gets. He also enjoys swimming, bbq’s, and watching movies. His absolute favorite is spending time with his family. Evelio is taking some time away from his Associate Pastor duties.
Favorite Bible Verses:
Joshua 1:9 NIV
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Dawn has been part of CC Naugy since 2017 and serves as our director of New Beginnings.
Favorite Bible verses:
"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."
"Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever."
Frankie serves as an Elder since 2021. He has been married to his wife Jordin for 16 years and they have four beautiful children. Frankie desires to love God with his heart and his mind. When asked about himself, he said, “I am a son, brother, husband, father, and friend.” Frankie enjoys gatherings with family and friends. He loves learning and the outdoors. Frankie has served in various Church contexts on the West Coast including Youth Pastor.
His favorite scripture verses are:
"Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us."
…“Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!”
I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.
Brian has been serving as one of our Elders since 2021, and Rhonda is one of our Deacons. They along with their granddaughter Destiny have been coming to CC Naugy since August 2017. They are very active in CC Naugy doing a variety of things, especially serving in the Children's Ministry and Children's Worship.
Rhonda loves to serve God by serving others, especially on her Anniversary; it reminds her of who gave her, her husband.
Brian loves to serve God on his Anniversary as it reminds him of who gave him his wife. One of Brian's favorite hobbies is music.
Rhonda's favorite Bible verse is John 3:17 because it reminds her that God came to save, not to condemn the world
Brian's favorite Bible verse is Matthew 22:37-39 because it reminds him that he is last, Jesus is first, then others, then him.
Becky first came to CC Naugy in 2019. She and her husband Tom have been married for 22 years and have 19 year old triplet boys. They both love Naugatuck, the town that they live in, and want the goodness of Jesus to shine all over this town. Becky teaches math at Naugatuck High School. Tom is a captain at the Naugatuck Fire Department. She and her family love to travel, camp and hang out with their two rescue pups.
Favorite Bible verses:
"He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart."
3 "Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us."
Stephen first came to CC Naugy on Easter 2014. He serves as a deacon since 2022 and helps administer the technology functions that support our church's mission. He holds a master's degree in business administration from Western Connecticut State University.
Favorite Bible verses:
"Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it."
"And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."