Pastors & Staff

on staff leadership

Chris Begnaud

Senior Pastor

In February 2013, Pastor Chris and his family moved to Tooele, Utah when God called them to plant a Calvary Chapel Church in Utah.  Chris gave his life to Jesus in March of 1994 while attending Calvary Chapel South Bay.  Two years later, he attended Bible College at Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies.  Chris Joined the staff at JSCC and, got married in the same week in June of 1998. As an Assistant Pastor at Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel he wore many hats as he served in many different ministries over the 15 years he served there. Each one was in preparation for the Call to be a Senior Pastor in Tooele. His Passions are his wife and four children, systematically teaching through the Word of God, and doing life with the family of believers in Tooele.   

Joshua Parker

Assistant/High School Pastor

In 2019, Joshua graduated from Calvary Bible Institute in Yucca Valley where he met his wife, Amber. Josh and Amber immediately moved to Tooele, Utah a week after they got married, as they felt called to help serve in the ministry under Pastor Chris & Lydia at Tooele Springs Calvary Chapel. As the church’s interns, they wore many hats. From overseeing the Youth Ministry, the Faithful Cafe, and serving anywhere needed. Josh is now on staff at the church as an associate pastor, teaching the high school youth group along with other responsibilities at the church. 

Keaton Click

Assistant/Jr. High Pastor

Keaton grew up in Southern California and gave his life to Jesus at a young age at Calvary Chapel South Bay. He soon felt God call him to ministry and attended Calvary Bible Institute (CBI) in Yucca Valley shortly after. Before graduating, he felt led to join the ministry in Tooele, Utah. After interning for one year, Keaton is now on staff overseeing the Worship Ministry, teaching the Jr. High youth group, co-leading the Adults Ministry alongside Pastor Joshua Parker, as well as filling any other needs that the church may have.

volunteer leadership

Lydia Begnaud

Women's Ministry

Amber Parker

Faithful Cafe Manager/Women's Ministry

Ashley Gans

Children's Ministry Scheduling

Melissa Morgan

Children's Ministry Curriculum Coordinator

Dan Gans