Pastors & Staff

Clint Oakley

Lead Pastor

Originally from Stephenville Texas (by way of Charlotte N.C.) Pastor Clint and his wife Vanessa came to Merkel in 2019. He has a very down to earth style and will be the first to tell you that none of us have it all together, but together we can be all that Jesus has called us to be.

Larry Hewitt

Sunday School Leader/ Elder

In addition to serving as one of the elders of the church, Larry leads an incredible study through God's word every Sunday morning @ 9:00. His deepest desire is that people understand the power that is found in the gospel of Jesus Christ

Robert Walker

Guardian Team/Elder

In addition to serving as an elder of the church, Robert leads a team committed to the safety of everyone that attends anything the church provides. His love for God's people, and the mission of the gospel is something that truly defines him. 

Clinton McKeehan

Sunday School Leader/ Deacon

In addition to serving the body as a deacon of the church, Clinton leads a study every Sunday morning @ 9:00. His desire is to help people to find that all consuming fire that is the Holy Spirit Himself through the power of prayer and fellowship

Colton Grisham

Youth Pastor/Deacon 

Pastor Colton and his wife Caitlin took over Calvary Youth Crew in late 2020 and hit the ground running. They have a heart for  young people and a deep desire to see them become all that they can be in Christ

Haley Duncan

Worship Leader

Haley has a heart for leading people to the throne and letting them know through the purity of worship that Jesus is real, and that when we place our trust in Him, it changes everything