Meet our team.

Shane Algard

Lead Pastor & Elder
Pastor Shane has been the lead pastor since 2014. He and his wife Shawnie have been married since 2000 and have 2 children, Amy and Aaron. Shane has a passion for making disciples through God's Word.

Andrew Torick

Family-Life Pastor & Elder
Pastor Andrew has been almost everywhere and loves missions! He has a passion for making the Gospel known to all people. He met his wife, Dominique, at a church plant in Florida where they married in 2012. They have 5 children, Selah, Andrew, Peter, Luke, and Judah.

Benjamin Jurkovich

Youth Pastor & Elder
Ben has attended CCLS since his teens. He moved to Joplin, Missouri to pastor a youth group, but was soon called back to CCLS in 2017 to become our Youth Pastor. Him and his wife Katie married in 2018 and love to serve and hangout with our youth group.

Kelley Taylor

Associate Pastor & Elder
After being Lead Pastor at CCLS for over 30 years, Pastor Kelley became Associate Pastor in 2014. Him and his wife Jeanette married in 1976, have 3 children, and 5 beautiful grandchildren.

Jenna Knudson

Media Arts Director
Jenna became our Media Arts Director in 2021 and has been attending CCLS since she was young. She has a passion for sharing the Gospel and making creative content for the church. 

Chelsey Schiessl

Children's Ministry Director + Administrator
Chelsey came on staff in 2021 and has a huge passion for our Children's Ministry and seeing kids follow Jesus. She is married to Matthew and they have three sons - Nolan, Caleb, and Logan.

Baili Jorgensen

Children's Ministry Coordinator
Baili came on staff in 2019 and has been serving in our Kid's Ministry for over a decade. She has a heart for kids and missions, and looks forward to seeing our kids grow in Christ here at CCLS.

Chris McAuliffe

Worship Pastor & Elder
Chris married Rosalie in 2014 and they have two boys, Sawyer and Noah. Chris' passion is doing life with others through fellowship and enjoying God's creation. Along with serving our church through worship, Chris is also a full-time firefighter.

Keith Reed

Elder
Keith and Julie Reed married in 1987 and have three sons, Matt, Justin and Daniel. Keith loves street ministry evangelism and has faithfully served the Lord in that way for decades.

Don Bucher

Elder
Don is a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and has been an elder here at CCLS since 2016. Pictured is Don, his wife Janelle and their son Jack.

Kris Jorgensen

Elder
Kris is not only an Elder, but our Head Deacon as well. He married his wife Cinthia in 1997 and they have four children together, Baili, Kevin, Kelsi, and Blake. They have attended Calvary for over two decades and counting.

Gabe Svob

Junior High Ministry Director
Gabe has been serving in the Youth Group since 2012 and is passionate about helping students to find their purpose and identity in following Jesus. He loves playing outdoor games and learning about creation science.

Collin Cassady

Young Adults Leader
Before Collin was our Young Adults leader, he worked as a paid intern for CCLS. He has a passion for leading young adults toward a better understanding of who God is. He and his wife Grace married in 2020.