Our Pastors.


Cliff Simmons

Senior Pastor

Cliff is the lead pastor and primary teacher at Calvary Lake Ozark. He and his wife Marilyn are transplants from Apple Valley, California. In 2004 they moved to Missouri to pastor our church. Cliff and Marilyn have been married for 20 years and have 5 children.

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Michael Liebler

Executive Pastor

Michael supports Cliff by providing leadership, strategic direction, and organizational structure to the staff and volunteers of Calvary Lake Ozark. Michael and his wife Emily are transplants from Long Island, New York. They moved to Missouri 3 years ago to join the Calvary Lake Ozark staff. Michael and Emily have been married for 6 years and are the parents of an amazing Golden Doodle named Amigo.

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Blaise Chrzastek

Student Pastor

Blaise leads Elevate Students, our student service for 6th - 12th graders. He also helps in maintenance, facility, and preaching. He and his wife, Melissa, are transplants from New York. They moved to Missouri 3 years ago to join the staff of Calvary Lake Ozark. Blaise and Melissa have been married for 3 years and have a 2 year old son.


Jacob Ingram

Teaching Pastor

Jacob has been a part of the team for 10 years and is one of the teachers at Calvary Lake Ozark. Jacob is a transplant from California and his wife, Shannon, is from Ohio. They moved to Missouri 10 years ago. Jake met Shannon at the Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murietta Springs, CA. Jacob and his wife Shannon have been married for 9 years and have 2 kids.


Our Staff.


Becky Pilotte

Music & Production Director

Becky is the Music and Production Director here at Calvary Lake Ozark. She is responsible for all aspects of the Sunday Worship experience. She is from the lake area and her husband, Andy, is from Indiana. They have been married for 7 years and have a newborn daughter.


Kimberly Knapp

Calvary Kidz Director

Kimberly feels honored to lead Calvary Kidz, which is a fantastic team of people who are equipping children to love God, love others, and impact the world. She and her husband, Aaron, have attended Calvary Lake Ozark since they moved to Missouri in 2012. Aaron and Kimberly got married in 2000. They have 4 sons.


Brian Rogers

Soul Care Director

Brian is the Director of Biblical Soul Care for Calvary Lake Ozark. His love of caring and serving others is summed up in Philippians 2:3 where Paul writes: "Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves". He strives to serve others in their time of need, counseling from God's word, so that they may be reconciled to Christ. Brian is married to his wife, Laura, and has three children.


Connie Vanderveld

Soul Care Provider

Connie has a passion to see people thrive in their walk with God. She is available to counsel with ladies at Calvary Lake Ozark but you will also see her on our greeting team Sunday morning. Connie and her husband Bruce have been a part of Calvary Lake Ozark for over 18 years!


Our Board of Directors.

Our Board of Directors are responsible for the spiritual oversight of the church, teaching, shepherding it's people, and modeling for them the christian life.

  • Cliff Simmons (Senior Pastor)

  • Jacob Ingram

  • Bruce Vanderveld

  • Russel Burdette

  • Sean Baker

  • Michael Liebler

  • Blaise Chrzastek