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Stephen Heleman

While born in Dallas, Stephen moved to Austin when he was less than a week old. He grew up in Austin, but loved coming to Bastrop to visit his family in “the country.” He has served in a variety of roles in ministry in Texas, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.

Stephen graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Religion and will begin working on his Master’s of Divinity this spring at Golden Gate Baptist Seminary.

Stephen has been married to Emily for 16 years and they have two girls and one boy. Emily, in addition to being a Labor and Delivery Nurse, home-schools the kids, serves on the worship team and helps with the children's ministry.

Stephen joined the Calvary staff in July of 2013.

Derek Brown


Derek was born and raised in the Los Angeles area of California. He has served as a minister to Children for the past 16 years in Texas, California and Wyoming.  

Derek graduated from University of Phoenix with an Associates Degree in Business Management. He also has a diploma in children’s ministry from KIDMIN Academy.

Derek has been married to Rebekah for 22 years. They have four children, Madison-19, Connor-16, Mason-5, and Abigail-4.

Derek joined the Calvary staff in January of 2017.

Greg Hoffman


Greg grew up in Bastrop Texas, graduating from high school in May 2014.  He is currently studying at ACC, seeking a degree in music.

He was given his first guitar at 13 and fell in love with music. Worship has always helped Greg to connect with God and he loves to lead others as they connect to God through worship.

In addition to leading worship at Calvary, Greg plays in the band Living Scars.

Greg joined the Calvary staff in July of 2014.

Jerry and Polly Williams


The first time Jerry visited Bastrop State Park was in 1963.  Through the years he, and eventually he and Polly, visited the park many times. When they retired in 2015 and decided to move from Houston, they felt God calling them to Bastrop.  They moved here in January 2016.

Jerry is a graduate of Baylor University and has served in various church music leadership roles since he was 19 years old.  Polly started playing piano, on the same piano she still has, when she was 7 years old.  They most recently served as Music Minister and accompanist at the same church in Houston for 19 years.

Jerry currently sings with Singing Men of South Texas and Singing Men of SouthEast Texas.  Polly is a volunteer with CASA.

They joined the Calvary staff as interims in September of 2016 and became permanent in February of 2017.

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