Pastors and Staff
BRIAN BOND, MUSIC/ADMIN
Brian Bond is Music Pastor. His responsibilites include planning and leading worship, overseeing our Praise Team, and directing the Calvary Choir. He is also tasked with administrative duties and serves as a TRANSFORMED teacher.
Pastor Brian grew up in Kewanee Illinois, in the church where his father was the pastor and his mom was church pianist and choir director. Brian began singing at age 4 and alongside his parents and five brothers formed "The Bond Family Singers". At age nine He gave his life to Christ.
Brian attended Illinois State University in Normal, where he studied Music Education and Music Performance.
He married Charlotte Govan
in 1999 and they are blessed with three children, Kenneth (15), David (13) and Alexis (11).
Brian has served churches in Illinois, Colorado and Missouri. Char is Brian's most staunch supporter and is pleased to be his partner in ministry. She is also a coach and mentor for young people. She is a 2014 inductee in Illinois State University's Percy Family Hall of Fame for her contributions to the Women's Basketball team.
"Music and ministry have been very influential components of my upbringing. At an early age I learned the impact music has on people. As I grew into my teenage years I discovered the power of words set to melody and began to cultivate my own musical tastes. I recognized how music can be used to promote good things or be used as a tool of destruction. My passion is to produce music and worship experiences that are life-changing; leading people to the cross of Jesus Christ."
Brian's favorite verse is John 15:5, "I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you wil bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing."
M, W-F: 9:00am to 3:00pm
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