Krista and her family live and serve as missionaries in the Amazonian region of Brazil in Belem, Para. She and her husband Kyle have been married for 20 years. They have two sons Aidan and Liam. She and her husband planted Calvary Chapel Belem where Kyle is the pastor and Krista serves as the women’s ministry leader and leads the Proverbs 24:11 ministry (a ministry dedicated to individuals involved in human trafficking and prostitution).
Cara Denney is a writer, Bible teacher, and conference speaker and has been endeavoring to nurture the spiritual lives of women within Calvary Chapel churches in the US and abroad for over 40 years (with the last 24 on the foreign mission field). Honesty in our struggles and yet the strength of God’s grace, is where Cara strives to speak from; exhorting women through the Word, prophetic prayer, and walking together through the burdens of life. Hospitality is her passion, and her desire is to have an open heart and home. Cara loves cooking for people and hosting guests, riding her bike, browsing bookstores, and good music and good coffee with good friends, and most of all, adventuring with her faithful dog, Sadie.
Kelly Bell has been married to Brian, Senior Pastor of Calvary Murrieta, for 39 years. They have two children and five grandchildren. Kelly is the Director of Women’s Ministry and has a passion to see women grow in their faith and become doers of the Word. She is a teacher, a writer, and the author of a Bible Study series called “Reasons to Rejoice.” Kelly oversees their Justice Ministry and has a passion to “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, ensuring justice for those being crushed.” (Proverbs 31:8-9). She volunteers with various other community organizations such as ICA, Rebirth Homes, and the Murrieta Food Pantry. Kelly loves to run, cycle, hike, read, eat, play with her grandkids, travel, go to the beach, and find ways to share Jesus with her world!
Paula was born and raised in California where she lived until 1980, when she married Jeff and they moved to Berlin, Germany, to work as missionaries, taking Bibles to Eastern European countries. During the 2 ½ years they lived there, the first two of four children were born. Moving back to California in 1983, they have continued working in missions with Mercy Projects from that time until now. Paula works with Jeff in their Murrieta office to serve at-risk children and their families in Ukraine, Kosovo, and Armenia through sponsorship, kids’ camps, etc. They have attended Calvary Murrieta for over 25 years, and have been married for 42 years. Paula loves being with her family, including 10 grandchildren. She enjoys hiking, biking & camping, and prefers outdoors over indoors 🙂 She loves serving in ministry with her husband, at church through women’s Bible studies, and with a ministry that hosts kids of families in our community experiencing a crisis.
Michelle Wright is the Director of Operations for Calvary Global Network. She works closely with the CGN Executive Leadership to coordinate events, leadership training, church planting, and so much more! She has been working at Calvary Chapel since 2008. She has seen the Lord move through Outreaches, Missions Trips, Women’s Retreats, Conferences, Joyful Life, Bible Studies, and many other different events. She has the honor of working for Brian and Cheryl Brodersen and is thankful for their leadership.
She has worked directly with lead pastors of Calvary Chapel's all over the world. She has been a part of planning many pastor retreats throughout the USA and in several countries.
Her heart is to work with women helping them achieve their ministry goals, and she also has a heart for single mothers.