Meet Our Staff

Senior Pastor

Rev. Vann Dempsey

pastor@cbcjesup.org

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Vann Dempsey has served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Jesup, since 1996. He holds a Bachelor’s of Ministry Degree from Covington Theological Seminary. A native of Cedartown, Georgia, Bro. Vann and his wife Rhonda are the parents of two children, Josh and Megan, and the grandparents of four grandchildren, Wyatt, Brynleigh, Brisen, and Addie Jane.

 

 

Rev. Mark Santana

youthpastor@cbcjesup.org

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Mark Santana has served at Calvary Baptist Church in Jesup since March 2017. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the University of South Carolina and a Masters of Divinity in Student Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is a native of Monroe, North Carolina, but has spent most of his life in Lancaster, South Carolina. He and his wife, Kayla, have three children, Jonah, Emalyn, and Levi, who was born in July 2017. Mark has a strong desire for discipleship and evangelism. His focus is on seeing students come to Christ and equipping them to be light in the world.

Rev. Gary Johnson

admin@cbcjesup.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Rev. Gary Johnson has served as Minister of Children/Administration of Calvary Baptist Church in Jesup since 2009.  A native of Jesup, Gary is married to Joy-they have two children, Mark and Rachel. Gary desires to provide all children with a safe, loving, and fun environment so that they can come to a saving faith in Jesus Christ and grow spiritually in Him.

Mr. Bruce Harris

music@cbcjesup.org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Bruce Harris has served the music ministry of Calvary in different capacities for several years and now serves as Music Director.  Bruce is a native of Screven, Georgia. Bruce is married to Karen Harris. They have two daughters and a son (Karla, Jessica and Justin) and 7 grandchildren (Klaire, Kaleb, Kameron, Kenly, Trey, Kason, and Emmaline ).

Bruce loves to see the music get the congregation ready to listen to the spoken word. Music “sets the table” for the rest of the worship service.

 

 

 

Mr. Pete Boyd

associate@cbcjesup.org

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Pete is coming to CBC after teaching and coaching in Georgia public schools for 23 years. He is married to Kimberly, a supervisor at Georgia Cyber Academy and a private music teacher. Together they have one child, Victoria, a biology major at UGA. The Boyd Family is grateful to serve at CBC and in the Wayne County community. They seek to glorify The LORD and edify His Church in His time and way. 

 

Mrs. Sandi Price

secretary@cbcjesup.org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandi Price began serving as secretary in February, 2013.  Sandi and her husband, Daniel moved to Jesup from Eufaula, AL in early 2011 and very quickly felt God leading them to Calvary as their new church home.  They have been married since 1985 and have one adult son, Loyd.

Sandi is active in many of the ministries of the church and sees her role as church secretary as an additional way to minister with and to the members of Calvary as well as visitors and the other staff members.

Mrs. Wendy Thornton

finance@cbcjesup.org

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy Thorton has been an employed with Calvary Baptist Church since Jan. 1995. She is a native of  Jesup and is married to Kim Thornton and they have four children (Brooks and Katie Mallard, Josh and Jena Thompson, Craig and Mandy Thorton and Kellie Loscavio) and ten grandchildren (Andee, McKennzie, Griffin, Shawn, Kara, Jayden, Jarrett, Camilla, Miles and Lillie. During the nineteen years I have been at Calvary Baptist Church God has truly blessed me with so many wonderful people that have become a special part of my life. I consider myself so blessed to be able to work in a Christian environment and do the kind of work that I enjoy so much.