Victor M. Ojeda, Sr. was born in Puerto Rico. In 1968 he entered the U.S. Army and that same year went to the Canal Zone in Panama where he worked as a Military Police Liaison between the U.S. Army and the Government of the Republic of Panama. There he met his wife, Elvira, and in 1969 received Jesus Christ into his life and got married. In 1970, after his service in the military, Victor became an inspector with the U.S. held Canal Zone Customs Service and in 1978 transferred to Houston, TX and served as a Senior Inspector with the U.S. Customs Service from which he retired in 1998 after 20 years of service. Pastor Victor graduated from Arthur F. Edwards Bible Institute in the Republic of Panama in 1973 and began active ministry upon graduation. He founded the first contemporary Christian music group in the Republic of Panama, served in pulpit ministry, director/profesor of Bible Institutes, associate pastor and, with his wife Elvira, founded Iglesia Nuevo Pacto in Humble, Texas in 1980. Victor received his ordination through Nuevo Pacto International Fellowship of Ministries in 2002. He received an Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from Encourager Bible College and Seminary in October of 2003. Pastor Ojeda has ministered in the Republic of Panama, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Belize, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Canada and the United States. He is Pastor of Outreach Ministry with Calvary Christian Fellowship and Senior Pastor of Nuevo Pacto – the Hispanic ministry of Calvary. Victor is married to Cruz Elvira Ojeda since 1969. They have four sons, 13 grandchildren, 2 greatgrandchilds and lives in Humble, Texas.
Terry comes to us with over 14 years of ministry experience including and assignment as Senior Pastor of Shepherd United Methodist Church. Terry has been a Houston Police Officer for over 30 years and is an instructor for the HPD training academy as an expert on use of force issues. He serves CCF in coordinating all discipleship ventures and works closely with our leadership as a mentor. Terry and Mark are our Co-Pastors in spiritual leadership here at CCF.
He is heavily involved in the Emmaus community and he and wife Melanie also organize and lead mission trips around the world including Moldova (formerly of the United Soviet States of Russia). Terry and his wife, Melanie, have four children; Tracy, Josh, April and Tyler.
Stephen and Janet serve Calvary as our Student Ministries Pastors. Both Stephen and Janet have been with the church nearly since it’s inception in 1999. Almost from the beginning, they both stepped in and began to serve. Janet has been working in Children’s ministry for over 8 years and oversees all of our little ones ages 0 to 12; this includes Nursery, Toddlers and Camp Mahanaim, our children’s church program. Stephen stepped away from a successful career 9 years ago and has been full time at Calvary since then. Stephen oversees all of our students ages 11 and up which includes Emerge Student Ministries. Stephen and his wife Janet have two children, Erick and Megan.
Mark Brocato is a gifted minister and counselor that has been actively involved in ministry for over 25 years and came to Kingwood to help found Family Life Church, which merged with CCF in 2004. Mark brings a spirit of excellence and depth of conviction for discipleship that is encouraging and inspiring. Mark is also bi-vocational as a Business Manager for an oil & gas services company. With a passion for studying and teaching the Word of God, Mark has traveled to Kenya, Africa to work with Kenya Ministry Training Institute in training pastors and leaders. Mark and Terry are our Co-Pastors in spiritual leadership here at CCF. He and his wife, Diane, have two children; Isaac and Brenda.