michael chon

Head servant aka sr pastor

Pastor Mike is married to Lacey. Together they have two kids, Ethan and Selah. He lives by the 5-Fs: Faith. Family. Food. Fitness. Fun. He is a Buckeye Police/Fire Chaplain, former FF/LEO/Chaplain with several different agencies in California, Hawaii, and Colorado. He has served in various ministries as an assistant pastor, young adults pastor, and worship pastor at Calvary Chapel Cost Mesa, Calvary Chapel Twin Peaks/Murrieta Conference Centers, Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, Calvary Chapel Golden Springs, and Calvary Chapel Moloka'i, HI. He has also served at various Bapti-Costal churches. 

alex estrada

ASSISTANT-YOUTH Pastor, high school

Alex and Savannah met at Calvary Bible Institute in 2019. They found a love for kids and teaching them God's Word. They were married six months after meeting each other. Through a series of events, they felt the leading of the Lord and moved to Buckeye to serve at Calvary Chapel Buckeye. They are also welcoming their first child. Alex and Savannah love playing with kids, but more importantly, they want to equip the kids by teaching and equipping them with the Word.
After faithfully serving the children’s ministry, in January 1, 2023, Alex has accepted and transitioned into a new role as Assistant-Youth Pastor. Alex & Savannah will continue to help in the children’s ministry.

james dunson


James Dunson and his wife, Maria, have several kids and grandkids and more on the way. He is a man of many talents with many ideas. He is the owner/operator of Mug-A-Bug pest control services and when he is not killing bugs, he is constantly encouraging the body with his classic greeting, "grace & peace my brother/sister." James (and his twin brother) are self taught musicians and James serves the worship ministry in any capacity. James accepted Christ after living life in the streets of S. Central LA and he has not looked back. James loves playing his guitar, piano, bass, and mixing records. 

steven & erica calkins 

Assistant-youth pastor, middle school

Coming soon…

mitch & debra blackman

Volunteer men's & women's ministry leaders

Mitch and Debra Blackman are lovers of Jesus Christ. Mitch is a Messianic believer who is constantly praying for his Israeli family and friends. Mitch hosts the weekly men's study and loves to exhort anyone he comes in contact with. Debra is a prayer warrior and battles for the souls of her family, friends, and the church. Debra leads the weekly women's study. These two have been married for many years and they love their kids and grandkids.