Meet the Staff

Calvary Evangelical's pastoral and support staff works together to maintain ministry on a weekly basis. Many have been a part of CEBC for years, and are connected in various ways apart from their staff responsibilities.


To contact them directly you may either telephone them using the extention given below or send an email by clicking on their email link.


Dr. Allen R. McFarland

Senior Pastor

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Valeria Lawrence

Senior Pastor's Admin Asst

Office: 757-485-3658 ext. 103


Torrence Kelly

Church Administrator

Office: 757-985-0523

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Fanny Bullock

Comptroller /
Business Office Finance Dir.

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 134

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Diane Boyd

Finance Clerk

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 107


Nelson Small

Visitation Director

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 132

Vernon Boyd

Building Superintendent

Office: 757 800-3710

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Karen Robinson

Church Secretary

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 104


George Giles

Assistant Pastor

Office: 757-485-3658


Yohance S. Goodrich, Sr.

Family Pastor

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 135


Christina Battle

Children's Ministry Director

Office: 757 485-3658


Gary Cox

Men's Ministry Director

Office: 757 485-3658


Maxine Porcher

Women's Ministry Director

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 111


Alvita Byrd

Music & Choir Director

Office: 757 485-3658 ext. 101

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Telephone: 757-485-3658

Fax: 757-485-2107

205 Gust Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23701

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