Jeff Jung – Lead Pastor
Jeff was born in South Korea and grew up in Reno, NV. After high school, he attended the University of Nevada Reno where he earned a degree in music, and more importantly, met his wife, Jihyun. After getting married in 2005, they moved to Mill Valley, CA to study at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned his M.Div. Jeff and Jihyun thank the Lord for their four beautiful children.
Justin Gloudemans – Director of Worship & Ministries
Justin was born and raised in Minnesota. He attended Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA where he earned a degree in Digital Media. During his time at Dordt, he not only met his wife, Shelby, but also felt a strong call to go into ministry. After college he headed to Indiana to be the Director of Worship and Arts at a church there. Justin and Shelby now live in Aurora, with their beautiful daughter Aliza Jade, and love being a part of what God is doing at Calvary Restoration!
Matt Christensen – Elder
Matt Whitacre – Elder
Dereje Beyene – Church Planting Intern
Dereje was born and grew up in Ethiopia. After high school, he joined Addis Ababa Bible College, where he earned his B.A. in Bible and theology. Dereje went back to his home church and became a youth minister for a few years and then was invited to a full-time teaching position in a Bible college to train others for ministry. Dereje, then joined Denver Seminary in 2005, where he earned his M.A. in leadership and intercultural ministries. In 2009, he and his wife moved to Aurora and planted a discipleship training center (DTC). In preparing to plant a church, Dereje’s family moved to Calvary Restoration and currently serve there as a church planting intern.
Dereje and Rahel are blessed with two girls and two boys: Missat, Mengist, Dagim and Yihonal. The Children’s name together gives a meaning (in their native language -Amharic) – Kingdom belongs to God when the King comes!