Meet our staff

God has blessed us with a staff that is committed to serving the Lord, our church and our community.

They are filled with passion and talent, and consider it an honor to serve the church family.

You can learn a bit more about them bellow.

  • REV. CHAD NICKERSON

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Chad has been serving Calvary Temple Church since 2004. Responsible for music, youth, and young adults, Chad loves to passionately worship the Lord. His greatest desire is to see our younger generations actively serve the Lord on a daily Holy Spirit-driven faith journey.


    Chad is a graduate of Master’s College and Seminary. Chad has been in full time ministry for more than 15 years. A Maritimer through and through, Chad loves the ocean, reading, and music.

  • REV. LAURA HURLBERT-NICKERSON

    Church Life Pastor

    Pastor Laura became our Children's Pastor in 2005. She loves to help build relationships between kids and Jesus! Overseeing our various children's ministries at CT, Laura supports the many ministry leaders and families in our church. 


    Laura is a graduate of Master’s College and Seminary.

  • MR. GRAHAM KNOWLES

    Teen Ministries and Church Promotions pastor

    Since 2016 Graham has been serving as Student Ministries Pastor at Calvary Temple Church. Graham loves music, hockey, & spending time with his bustling family!

  • REV. GORDON O'COIN

    associate pastor- "ct city centre live"

    Former Senior Pastor of Calvary Temple Church, Pastor O'Coin (who is semi-"retired") is always on the go! He also leads our Sunday evening services in "CT City Centre Live" powerfully ministering in sharing the Word of God, prayer, and altar ministry.

  • MRS. SHARON WATTS

    office administrator

    Sharon started working in the office at CT with the founding pastor Rev. David Crabtree on April 29, 1974. 


    Sharon coordinates the church office: reception, finances, overseeing the master church calendar, managing all of our office supplies, bulletin, and filing… and many, many other things.

  • MR. PAT & MRS. CINDY MCGUIRE

    contracted part-time custodians

    Pat and Cindy serve as our contracted part-time custodians at CT. Responsible for cleaning the main high traffic areas of the church building, Pat and Cindy also assist in many other areas of the church community of faith as well. Pat and Cindy always have good trapping stories!