Senior Pastor

Kenny Grant has served as Senior Pastor since May 2012. A former Marine Drill Instructor, his unique style of teaching and preaching communicates with insight, clarity, passion, and humor. His impactful messages leave his audiences informed, inspired, and equipped to apply God’s Word. Kenny’s wife, Shirley “completes him.” They are the parents of Kenetha, Gina, KJ, Kameron, and proud grandparents.


Rev. Derward Poole

Associate Pastor

Derward has served with his wife, Suzanne, and daughters, Tiffany and Ashley, since May 2000 in both the church and school ministries. He is a native of Savannah and has been in ministry since 1985. Derward considers it a great blessing and privilege to serve the Calvary families. A prominent verse for his ministry is Colossians 3:17, “Whatever you do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.”


Dr. James Taylor

Head of School, Executive Administrator

Dr. James Taylor has served at Calvary Day School since July 2005. His greatest joy is to see the truth of Christ take root in the lives of young people as he challenges his students to live deliberately in the pattern of 1 Timothy 4:12, “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” James loves bicycling (mountain biking and road), and kayaking. His wife and two children are the absolute loves of his life.


Gary Allen

Operations Manager

Gary has been on our staff for over 30 years and the Supervisor of Operations for the past 25 years. His work is his way of serving the Lord and furthering His kingdom. Gary is a true servant and uses any job he does to witness and demonstrate the love of the Lord. He is encouraged by his wife of 30 years, Jackie. They have been blessed by their children Misty and Austin, their spouses Shannon and Lacy, and of course the grandchildren Jada, Jami and Carter.


Dr. Patrick Mulvehill

Minister of Music

Patrick has attended Calvary since June 2006 with his beautiful wife, Mary Ann, and his sons, Cameron and Cooper. He has served as the Minister of Music since January 2013. God has blessed Patrick and Mary Ann with two amazing little boys and they just can’t get enough of their joyful smiles and addictive cuddles. Patrick loves music, exploring technology of all kinds, and leading worship at Calvary each week. His life verse is John 3:30 and believes that “Worship isn’t a job, it’s my passion.”