PASTOR MICHAEL DELLAPERUTE
Pastor Mike and his wife Michelle are both lifelong residents of Ocean County, NJ. They were married in 1992 and have four sons: Colin, Tyler, Benjamin, and Silas. Their family began attending Calvary Baptist Church in 1999 when Mike was landscaper with his family business. Mike accepted the call to youth pastor in 2001 and lead pastor in 2009. He currently holds several academic degrees, including an AS from OCC, a Bachelor’s in Bible, and MDIV from Cairn U. Presently he is a PhD candidate in Systematic Theology at Baptist Bible Seminary of Clarks Summit U. Mike loves to teach and preach the Word of God. Along with his ministry at Calvary, Mike is also an online theology professor for Shasta Bible College and Seminary of CA, a board member of the Natural Law Defense Fund, a member of the editorial advisory committee for the Journal of Ministry and Theology, author of the book, “The Danger of Puberty Suppression,” (Please click here for more info) and his radio program “A Voice of Reason” can be heard Monday nights at 7 PM on WYRS 90.7 Manahawkin. Mike is an avid runner, reader, and writer who enjoys playing and coaching soccer and anything related to the ocean.
Pastor of Worship & Children
Pastor Dave started attending Awana and Sunday School at Calvary Baptist Church when he was in third grade. When he was a teenager, his passion for God's Word and ministry was fueled by serving in VBS, Awana, Choir, and going on youth missions trips. Dave graduated from Cedarville University with a B.A. in Pastoral Studies in 2000 and from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University) with an M.S. in Bible in 2004. He taught at Tuckerton Elementary School from 2001-2021 and has worked "part-time" for Calvary since 2013. He joined the staff at Calvary full-time in the fall of 2021. Dave and his wife, LeeAnn, have four daughters: Olivia, Alexandra, Emily, and Ivy and live in Tuckerton. You can contact Dave for information about the Music and A/V Ministry, Awana Clubs, Vacation Bible School (VBS), or Christian Education (CE).
Pastor Kevin moved from Lancaster, PA to begin working at Calvary in 2017. He graduated from Lancaster Bible College in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in Bible and Student Ministries. He and Becka have been married since 2012. They have a son and three daughters; Hollis, Finley, Rowan, and Mikenna. Kevin's father is a pastor and has been in ministry many years. This contributed to a love for ministry and serving in the church. He and his 3 brothers had a family landscaping business which they worked through high school and college. Kevin loves basketball, soccer, the Green Bay Packers, hiking, woodworking, and going to the beach.