Florida - Ormond Beach
CALVARY CHRISTIAN CENTER COHORT
Our church operates in partnership with SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary to enhance the distance education that SUM provides. SUM is a fully accredited Bible College that is training men and women to proclaim Christ throughout the cities of our world! You will be able to gather with like-minded SUM students in a dynamic classroom environment while fulfilling the SUM experiential ministry and spiritual training requirements via the practical hands-on ministry training and transformational mentorship provided.
Here is what sets Calvary Christian College apart:
- Dynamic Worship & Arts
- Cutting Edge Sound and Media
- Leadership Development (Practical and Spiritual)
- Missions and Church Planting
- Multi-cultural Outreach (City and Countywide)
- Education: Pre-School thru 12th Grade
- Street Evangelism
- Wide Variety of Ministry Training
- (Children’s, Youth, Middle School, Young Adults etc.)
PASTORS JIM & DAWN RALEY
Jim Raley is the senior pastor of Calvary Christian Center, a vibrant, spirit-filled church located in the greater Daytona Beach, Florida area where he lives with his wife Dawn, two daughters, Courtney and Channing and son, Peyton. A humble, genuine leader, successful author and devoted husband and father, Pastor Raley is relentless when it comes to preaching the Word of God, driven to reach both the local and global communities with a great burden for raising up next in the kingdom of God. Since Pastor Raley arrived at Calvary in 1997, it has become one of the fastest-growing churches in the Southeast, growing from a small core group to the family of thousands that it is today on 3 different campuses. A highly sought-after speaker, his honest, down-to-earth approach and powerful communication skills make him a favorite guest speaker among churches, conferences and conventions. Jim Raley TV, is aired weekly, along with his radio program and his sermons are broadcast live on the internet.
Calvary Christian Center has evolved into the heartbeat that Pastor Raley has for souls. His vision for the church is that all “Experience the Spirit, Embrace the Lost and Live The Life.” Committed to this vision, he has made the local community a priority, consistently reaching out to homeless and impoverished people, prisons, foster children, neighborhoods and every major community event. His pursuit remains to be a church driven with excellence, filled with God’s Spirit and in revival!
Wittney Tucker came to Calvary Christian Center in 2012 and became a student at SUM in 2014. She began serving as an assistant to the Cohort advisor in her junior year and now directs the Ormond Beach Cohort. Her call to the ministry is to help others find their place of purpose through preparation and active service. Overcoming many obstacles in her life, Wittney is an encourager and motivator to all to dream big and go for every dream God has put in your heart.
Courtney Raley is the worship Pastor for Youth & Young Adults at Calvary Christian Center. Her love for God and His Presence drives her passion for songwriting and prophetic worship. Her passion to see people live out their God designed destiny and her heart for her generation has caused many young leaders to launch mightily into the ministry. She leads all chapel services for SUM, as well as, monthly “Nights of Fire”, worship nights.
Youth & Young Adults Pastor
Josh Carter is the Youth & Young Adults Pastor at Calvary Christian Center. With his intense, passionate and high-energy style, Josh is leading a new generation to Christ. As an author and former full-time evangelist, he is in demand as a speaker for various camps and conferences across the country. He is intricately involved in the ministry moments of all SUM services.
Calvary Christian Center
1687 W. Granada Blvd.
Ormond Beach, Florida 32174