CHURCH HISTORY

   Pentecostal Calvary Temple was founded in 1957 by Rev. Lewis Richie. He had a ministry of deliverance and miracles and a desire to see souls changed by the power of God . He pastored and traveled along with his wife Peggy and children, holding revivals across the USA in tents and churches. He had a miracle, signs and wonders ministry, used mightily in the gifts of the spirit. He pastored until his death in 1992, his son David became pastor until 2012, under his leadership a Television program was started and a church Preschool, at his resignation his sister Diane and her husband Eric Soto became pastors in January 2012 till present time, Bro. Eric had pastored in North Vernon, In. for 12 years before moving to Calvary Temple, Diane grew up in this church playing the Hammond organ, teaching Sunday School, leading worship.  We are celebrating 61 years at Calvary Temple Church.  We desire to see people grow in the knowledge of the Word and live victoriously. God has blessed the church with property to expand in the future. We want to show our community the love of Jesus and that we are a caring church. Pastor Eric and congregation extend a warm welcome to come and be with us.

Dr. Tom and Sid Renfro
Julie LaPorta
Terry Tripp
Karlene Gray
Kenny And Sue Woodruff
Vonda Bishop
Pastor Soto with Vonda Bishop
Pastor Eric & Diane Soto
Founder Rev. Lewis Richie
The Colwell Family
Pastor Eric & Diane Soto
Pastor Eric & Diane Soto
             The photos are some of our awesome guests who have preached at Calvary Temple

                                                                                                                                                                  Pastor Eric and Diane Soto
MEET THE PASTORS

Pastor Eric & Diane have been pastoring CTC since 2012. Diane's Dad founded the church which she grew up in, doing music and teaching classes and traveling in revivals with family, Eric grew up in New York City, joined the Marines and went to Vietnam. He later attended Christians in Action Institute in Ca. 
after Pastoring another church for 12 years they came back to Calvary Temple serving in many areas before Pastoring. 
They have 3 children and 12 grandchildren.
  
                    Wade and Alexis Waggoner


WORSHIP LEADERS


Wade and Alexis are the Worship Leaders and also teach the Teen class. They married in 2017 and have a baby due in December. Alexis has been called to the ministry and she preaches every other weekend and is assistant to the Pastor. We are so blessed that God has chosen her to carry on the legacy of her grandfather.