Preachers, Speakers and Teachers

Chris Dufour

chris-famChris is the Youth Pastor at C.C. Santee. Chris (also known as Topher) started his journey with the Lord in 1995, at the age of 13, when he accepted Jesus into his life at a youth summer retreat. Ever since then he has had a heart for youth and a passion for teaching the Bible. Chris, and his wife Amanda, have been involved with the youth since 2007.

Gary Lawton

pastor_gary_bioGary is the Senior Pastor here at Calvary Chapel of Santee. His vision is to focus on clear bible teaching, to equip the believers to grow and serve, and impact the World with good news of Jesus Christ in the East County and beyond.

Meef Lawton

Meef is Pastor Gary's wife and leads Women's Ministries including the Women's Bible study and Women’s events. Her passion is to encourage women to have a “rich conversational life with God.”

Nancy Foley

Nancy is a leader in women's ministries at C. C. Santee. She is also the wife of Dan Foley, who is the assistant pastor and worship leader.

Pat Kenney

Pat Kenney was the Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Escondido for 27 years. He currently works with missionaries through Shepard's Staff Ministries as well as teaching in Men's ministries and occasionally filling in for Gary on Sunday Mornings.