Church Staff

Paul Berry

Senior Pastor


Pastor Paul Berry is our senior pastor. He and his wife came to Calvary Chapel Santa Maria in 1992. He and Lucy met at a church roller skating event in Pomona, CA in the fall of 1976, just two weeks after his father died. They have been blessed with two children and eight grandchildren. His daughter is married to a wonderful Calvary Chapel pastor in Littleton, Colorado, and his son, Conor, serves alongside him at CCSM as the Church Life pastor. Their hands are on the plow and they face the Lord's direction as they labor with Him for the rest of their lives.

Patrick Houg

Associate Pastor

Pastor Patrick Houg is our Associate Pastor. He and his wife moved from Minnesota to Santa Maria in 1998 to do ministry for the Lord. In 2003, they started serving at Calvary Chapel Santa Maria. Pastor Patrick and his wife, Mary, led the College and Career Group up until 2011. In December of 2011, he was asked to come on staff as the Associate Pastor. His desire is to connect God’s people to ministries and places of service, so that they will fulfill the calling that God has placed in them.

Dan Tuttle

Missions Pastor

Almost twenty years ago the Lord brought Pastor Dan to Calvary Chapel Santa Maria, where he sensed the leading and presence of the Lord. During that time, the Lord open the door for his wife and him to enter the ministry. They stepped out and planted Calvary Chapel Nipomo and from there, the Lord led them both to plant another Calvary Chapel in Savannah, Georgia. Recently, God has led them back to their beloved family here at Calvary Chapel Santa Maria. They are both excited to see what else God has in store for them in their leadership in the Mission Ministry.

Tony Rodriguez

Spanish Pastor

Tony Rodriguez was born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico in July 30, 1970. His favorite subject in school was math. He met his wife, Ana, because she was his neighbor. He remembers her crying and Tony going up to her to comfort her. He was 25 when he came to know Jesus. A therapist introduced the gospel to him. For him being a pastor means the best job in the world. He is beyond blessed to be leading the Spanish Ministry. His favorite verse is Joshua 24:15 and he loves Mexican food. A fun fact about Tony is he loves gardening. 

Conor Berry

Church Life Pastor

 A sinner saved by grace, Conor was called to ministry in 2001 at Calvary Chapel Bible College. From there the Lord called him to the mission field in Siegen, Germany, where he met his wife, Hannah. After marriage and a daughter, Fae, the Lord led them to plant a church in Bristol, England. There the Lord blessed them with two boys, Flint and Dane. After eight years on the mission field, the Lord called them back to their home church in 2015. As the Church Life pastor, he and his family want to exhort the people of the congregation on their faith journey. They want to equip people with resources to help them run the race of faith with spiritual strength and endurance.

Steve Brookshire

Prayer's Ministry Pastor

Steve is the pastor over prayer. He was born is Springfield, Missouri and was raised in Orange County, CA near the beach. Steve attended Cal State Fullerton and got his BA in Business Administration. Steve met his wife, Cathy, at a CSFU swimming pool where she was working as the Life Guard. The things he remembers most about that moment were her smile and laughter. Steve and Cathy have five children, three boys and two girls. Steve and his family came to Calvary Chapel because they felt a calling from God to leave their home church and serve at Calvary. Steve has always enjoyed being involved in the prayer ministry. He loves teaching others that Jesus has all the answers to life. His ministry verse is Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

Tony Guy

Couple's Ministry Pastor

Tony is our Couple’s Ministry Pastor and he serves with his wife Natalie. Tony accepted Jesus at the age of 13 but was born again at age 28 and for him that was when his life was transformed. Natalie and Tony met in college; they lived in the same dorm. For Tony, Natalie had the most amazing smile and incredibly beautiful blue eyes. When he met her he could see Natalie's heart through her eyes and smile, he was in love. Besides the fact that Natalie was and is the most beautiful woman he had ever seen, she has an outgoing personality, which he loves. Natalie and Tony have three children, Lauren, Alex and Emily. For Tony being a pastor means that God has entrusted his family and himself with a portion of His ministry and they need to work hard to fulfill it. It also means that they put Jesus first and live as a Godly example while doing ministry. His ministry verse is Romans 12:10, "Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor..."

Gilbert Gonzales

Children's Pastor

Gilbert is the Children’s Ministry Pastor and feels honored to be reaching and teaching the children about the love of Jesus. Gilbert was born and raised in Salinas, CA, along with his siblings. While in school, Gilbert’s favorite subject was math. Gilbert met his wife, Patty, through his sister. Patty and Gilbert have seven daughters and all of their names start with the letter G! Gilbert has been a part of the Calvary Movement since 1981. 

Lucy Berry

Women's Ministry Leader

 Lucy was born on October 9 with her twin brother, Lou Engle. She attended Messiah College in Pennsylvania. Her favorite subjects were reading, grammar and psychology. She met her husband, Paul, through a mutual friend who invited them to eat. She heard him pray and afterwards told her family that she had just met the man she was going to marry. Lucy and Paul have two children, Conor and Lea. Lucy leads the Women’s Ministry, and loves every minute of it.

Patty Gonzales

Children's Ministry Leader

Patty was raised in Clovis, CA with five older sisters and two younger brothers. She accepted Jesus in her heart at the age of 21. Patty and Gilbert have 7 daughters. Patty leads the Children’s Ministry and encourages believers to reach out to the children to let them know of the love of Jesus. Patty’s favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11-13. She enjoys eating Mexican food and having people over at her house. 

Jeff Aldridge

Jr High Youth Leader

Jeff Aldridge is the JR High youth leader for Calvary Chapel Santa Maria. His passion is for Jesus and living to make Him known to all. Jeff grew up attending church in his hometown of Lompoc, CA. He studied biblical studies at Calvary Chapel Bible College and graduated with an Associates Degree in 2014. Jeff was recently married to Annalise in July 2015. His favorite foods are tri-tip and donuts (not together). His favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 2:10.

Zach Way

High School Youth Leader

Zach grew up on the Central Coast and met his wife in the National Sequoia Forest at a 1 year Bible institute in 2008. They transferred to San Diego Christian College and continued studying youth ministry and biblical studies. They have been doing youth ministry together for the past 5 years in a variety of positions and they love it. They are passionate about youth ministry, and excited to be able to disciple and evangelize to the high school students at CCSM.

Mia Espinosa

Media Manager

Mia was born on February 12, 1989 in Compton, CA. She has a younger brother named Greg. Mia attended 1 year of community college and then decided to attend Cosmetology School. Mia met her loving and talented husband, Jossimar, at church. In 2014 Pastor Paul Berry married them. She grew up in a Christian home yet she committed her life at the age of 12, and her parents led her through the sinner’s prayer. Mia is currently serving in the Media department designing all of our graphics for the church website, video announcements, and church app. 

Mary Houg

Bookkeeper

Mary is Pastor Patrick’s wife and also the church’s bookkeeper. She is the youngest of six siblings. When she was in school her favorite subject was Algebra. She met her husband at a school dance and she remembers how he made her smile. She and her husband, Patrick, ended up in Calvary Chapel because a friend had invited them. Mary and Patrick have four daughters, in which two of them are twins. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:4 “rejoice in the Lord always”. 

Shelby Houg

Front Desk

Shelby is the front office receptionist. She has been on staff since April 2016. Shelby recently graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. Shelby feels being a receptionist means being welcoming, friendly, and showing the love of Jesus. Shelby rock climbed Bishop’s Peak and has a love for Japanese food.

Ana Rodriguez

Maintenance

Ana Rodriguez is the church custodian. She came to Calvary Chapel through her husband, Pastor Tony. She was born in Mexico and grew up in Santa Maria. At the age of 25 she accepted the Lord into her heart and has been serving alongside her husband in different areas of the church. At the moment she leads a Women’s Bible Study for the Spanish Ministry. Ana enjoys cooking and serving others. Her favorite food is enchiladas.