Pastors, Elders, & Ministry Leaders

Joel Denney

Senior Pastor

The Holy Spirit led Pastor Joel in early 2022 to serve as pastor at Calvary Chapel Danville after serving close to 10 years at Calvary Chapel Lynchburg, VA. Pastor Joel is married to his wife Liza, and they have two children: Clover and Lincoln.

Gary Malkus


Gary Malkus is pastor of Calvary Chapel in Apple Valley, CA. Gary has served as elder from the beginning of Calvary Chapel Danville.

Todd Showalter

Elder, Men's Ministry

Liza Denney

Women's Ministry

Sage Searwar

Worship Leader

Mandy Showalter

Children's Ministry Director