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Pastor Karin Boye

Interim Pastor

We are happy to welcome Pastor Karin Boye as Calvary’s Interim Pastor as we move through the Pastor transition process. Pastor Karin is a native of Hamburg, Germany and has served congregations in England, Germany, and the U.S. as well as teaching at seminary. She and her husband settled in Southern California in 2001 and since then she has served as Interim Pastor to eight congregations. We look forward to working with Pastor Karin and sharing our ministry as we seek to do what God is calling us to do.

JeffMoeller

Jeffery Moeller

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

Jeffery Moeller is a veteran Director of Christian Education, teacher, and consultant, with over 30 years in ministry. He has served congregations and schools in Washington, Missouri, Ohio, and California. Born in Indianapolis, to Bob and the late Peg Moeller, Jeff grew up with a younger brother and three older sisters. God’s calling came to Jeff while attending Lutheran High School of Indianapolis. Upon graduating in 1982 he attended Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. In 1987, Jeff completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education and certification as a Director of Christian Education. In 2004 he earned an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Jeff has served on a variety of elected and appointed positions at the national and regional levels within the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. In addition, he was a national presenter for Lutheran Hour Ministries’ Mission U program. Jeff is married to Kimberly Haase, and they have three children, Zack, Rachel, and Natalie. They enjoy their family, the beach, the St. Louis Cardinals, traveling, hiking and the wonders of God's creation. Jeff and Kim make their home in Carlsbad.

 

Tavo Vega

Contemporary Music Leader

Tavo Vega is from Riverside, California where he served as Worship Leader at Magnolia Presbyterian Church for six years. When his oldest son received a two year scholarship for cross country athletics and scholastics at SDCC in Santee, Tavo, his wife Chanda, and their high school age son Liam decided to sell the family’s vintage '54 Buick, sell the house, pack up the dog, and follow Dane out to San Diego. Tavo owns and operates a guitar electronics business called thenocturnebrain.com Tavo’s passion for leading congregations in contemporary versions of ancient hymns, gospel and praise music has brought him to where he is today.

Quinn Weixel

Office Administrative Assistant

Originally from Columbus,OH. Quinn moved to California with her husband Bradley and his parents. She loves spending time with her family and friends but most of all cherishes her faith and Calvary Lutheran Church. During her free time she enjoys going to the beach, exploring California and pursuing her love for photography.

Amanda Backsen

Remote Administrative Assistant

Originally from Fargo, ND *cue Scandinavian accent*, Amanda received two B.S. degrees, one in Criminal Justice and the other in Political Science (because why not??) with a Minor in History, from North Dakota State University, Go BiZon (not biSon)! In her free time, Amanda loves to run with her yellow lab, Macie, read Janet Evanovich & Sue Grafton novels and hang out with her three girls  and her husband Eric.

Ministry Teams

Each team is responsible for supporting the mission and vision of Calvary Lutheran Church.

Congregational Life

Our goal is to welcome newcomers, build relationships founded in Christian fellowship, and care for member needs.

 

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