about us.

Our Team

Brian Carlson

Lead Pastor

Brian joined the staff of CalvaryMac in 2017 and will be taking over as Lead Pastor in September 2018. Brian has been a pastor for almost 20 years. While Brian grew up in the Portland area, he and his family lived in Colorado for the past 20 years. Brian enjoys Colorado Rockies Baseball, hiking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. He lives with his beautiful wife, Beka, and thier three teeangers in McMinnville. While his oldest son is married and lives with his wife in Idaho.

Josh Allen

Worship & Media Arts Director

Josh is an accomplished worship leader and musician who has performed across the world with multiple bands. While Josh grew up at CalvaryMac, he just recently returned from his time attending and serving on staff at Calvary Chapel Bible College, with a passion to see CalvaryMac engage a new generation in worship and with God’s Word. Josh is known as a “tone snob” who loves to get the best sound out of equipment, and the many instruments he plays. Unfortunately, he is left handed so he plays everything backwards (just joking Josh 😉 )

Dan Bellows

Pastor of Spiritual Development

Dan Bellows has joined the CalvaryMac team after years of serving as an elder at Calvary Chapel, and working at ADEC, the worlds leader in Dental office chairs and furniture. Dan is married to Julie Bellows, our Children’s Ministry Director. They have three grown children and live in Carlton, Oregon.

Wess Root

Youth Pastor

Wess Root found Christ at Calvary Chapel McMinnville. He went off to Calvary Chapel Bible College and returned three-years-ago to take over as our Youth Pastor. Wess enjoys wild hair, bike riding, and hanging with his amazing kids. Wess and his wife, Lauren, live in McMinnville with their three kids.

Julie Bellows

Director of Children's Ministries

Julie Bellows brings 15 years of experience in leading Children’s Ministries to our team. She has a heart to see kids and their families engaged with the truth and power of God’s Word. Julie and her husband, Dan, live in Carlton and have three adult children.

Teresa Kilgore

Administrative Assistant

Teresa Kilgore joined our team in 2018 as our Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper. Her warm smile and personality greet everyone who enters the office. Teresa has two amazing kids and live in McMinnville.