Gregory Timmons 


Pastor Gregory E. Timmons I is focused on leading people to Christ. He feels to do so, he must feed a person the Word of God, share the saving grace of Jesus and meet their physical needs as well. Pastor feels no effective ministry can take place without the direction and presence of the Holy Spirit of God. He is mission-oriented with 25 years of organizational strategy; this includes extensive experience in corporate, religious, nonprofit, healthcare, and community wellness organizations. He believes that God is the Author and Finisher of the Christian faith. Pastor Greg aspires to serve and to please God. Pastor Timmons is honored to be husband of Reverend Faith Timmons, and the proud father of 16-year old son Greg II, and 10-year old daughter Olivia. The family has one dog, Mendel, and one cat Rocky.

Mark Raymond

Administrator - Calvary

Mark Raymond has been Calvary's Administrator since May of 2016. Before that, he was the church's Worship Leader and involved with the Worship Teams for nearly 30 years! This is his "second act" in life, having retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 29 years. He is pictured here with his wife, Bonnie.


Minister of Music

William McGhee Sr. has led worship at Calvary since December of 2021. Born to Reverend Doctor H.G. McGhee Jr and Louise McGhee in Atlanta, Georgia, William grew up and studied music at several of New York's finest musical institutions. Over the past 15 years he has heled establish and build a multitude of music ministries both locally and out of state. He strives to integrate various musical genres in his worship music to break down denominational and cultural differences in communities with the goal of uniting the body of Christ and glorifying our one and only God. He looks forward to serving God and following Jesus every day with his wife Ashley, and his two children. William also enjoys fishing, camping, grilling, and spending time with his family.

Georgette "cookie" Harper 

Project Manager - Calvary & Hope

Georgette “Cookie” Harper was born in Fostoria, Ohio. Always the servant to others, Cookie is a mother to seven living children and fifteen grandchildren (and this figure is growing)! She is the wife to Jeffrey Harper, Sr. and they have both been members of Calvary UMC since 2015. Cookie oversees Calvary’s Food Pantry (“God’s Storehouse”) and Calvary’s Clothing Ministry (“God’s Garments”), both of which are free-to-the-public ministries. Cookie coordinates the Food Pantry with the Michigan State University Extension and the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. She is Serv-Safe Certified and qualified to handle food and clothing giveaways during Calvary’s frequent giveaways to the community. Her heart for the Lord and ministry to the poor is self-evident through all she does.

Layla Buford

Online Manager - Calvary & Hope

Layla Buford was born in Flint, MI but traveled to Flushing many years later. She has attended the establishments of Genesee Early College, Genesee Career Institute, and University of Michigan - Flint where she majors in Psychology. She currently is in the process of running her own business and acts as the online manager for the church.

Kathy Takish

Facility Director - Calvary

Kathy Takish has lived in Flint all her life and has been a member of Calvary for many years. Kathy has been serving as the Calvary Church custodian for 11 years. With her husband Frank Takish, they own and operate their business "Quality Window Cleaning" which serves southeast Michigan. Kathy has three grown daughters and five grandchildren who all live in different parts of the country and she loves travelling to visit them all. Kathy also enjoys working in her flower gardens and discovering new walking trails around the area to explore. 


Social Event Leader - Calvary


Worship Leader - Hope 

Bio when obtained 

jim smith 

Administrator - Hope  

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