Our Leadership

Meet Our Staff

Lyssa Michels

Administrative Assistant to the Pastors

Lyssa grew up in Danville, IN. She grew up in the Nazarene church attending Avon Parkside Church of the Nazarene. She has a BA in English from Purdue University. She met her now-husband, Marvin, there while marching in the Purdue All American Marching Band. Before moving to Virginia she enjoyed teaching Junior and Senior English at Harris Academy in Brownsburg, IN. While attending Avon Parkside Lyssa served in various ministries including Childrens’, Womens’, Praise & Worship, and occasionally filling in for the Office Manager. She moved to Northern Virginia in November of 2013.

She and Marvin have been attending Calvary starting with the Saturday Night GO! Service and then moving to The Gathering. Besides working as the Administrative Assistant, Lyssa also enjoys serving at Calvary in the Children’s ministry, co-directing the Events Team, and occasionally filling in on the Tech Team.


Lay Leadership

Director of Life Groups- Lesley Dennis
Director of Outreach- Morgan Brown
Directors of Global Missons- Rema Needels, Tom Rose
Director of Children's Ministry- Tom Rose
Events Team Leads- Lyssa Michels, Bunni Cooper
Prayer Team Leads- Doreen Trammell, Trudy Poole
Helping Hands Team Lead- Linda Adkins


Church Board Members

Morgan Brown
Rema Needels (Nazarene Missions International)
Steve Needels
Ruth Orem
Tom Rose
Alejandra Sorto
Doreen Trammell (Secretary)
Clint Waybright