Leadership

Our church is led by a team of Godly individuals from a variety of backgrounds and includes our ministerial staff. Get to know more about our staff below. To contact a staff member,

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Dr. Guy Sayles, Transitional Pastor    

Dr. Sayles, former pastor of First Baptist Church, Asheville will be serving as Transitional Pastor beginning on April 9th, 2017.  He is currently a Religion faculty member at Mars Hill University and works with doctoral students at Gardner-Webb Divinity School.
 
 

    Jim BurnetteJim Burnett, Worship and Music

Jim Burnett has been in music ministry for over thirty years. A graduate of Mars Hill University, he has served churches throughout Western North Carolina. Jim’s passion is helping people discover God in worship. He is married to Barbara and enjoys reading, basketball, and fishing.
 
 
 

    Jason Bugg, Office Manager A native of Asheville, Jason has spent time as a freelance writer and worked for various nonprofit groups. He has served Methodist churches and organizations in Haywood County for the eight years. He enjoys Motown music, good Mexican food and time with friends playing bass guitar.    

 
 
 

  Sam HockIMG_0664ing, Building Host Sam has served as our building host for ten years. Prior to joining Calvary, he worked for the United States Department of Commerce. He is passionate about learning and sharing the word of God. Sam loves music and frequently uses his gift as a vocalist and as an instrumentalist. In his spare time he enjoys working on various hands-on projects.