Pastor Calvin Blom

Calvin and Evelyn

On 12/5/2021, the congregation of GBF voted Calvin Blom as our new pastor, changing from his current interim position to his permanent position starting January 1st.

Calvin and his wife, Evelyn, have been married 52 years and have been blessed with three children and nine grandchildren. Calvin has pastored churches in South Dakota, Houston, TX, Khartoum Sudan in East Africa, Kansas City and Portland. As a full or part-time professor at Multnomah Biblical Seminary since 1986, he has had the privilege of teaching spiritual formation courses and leading personal renewal retreats for young seminarians. Integral in his ministry has been working with small groups of men. Calvin was trained at Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.) and Trinity Evangelical Seminary (Doctor of Ministry.) and from George Fox Evangelical Seminary he has a certificate as a Spiritual Director.

Our pastor’s personal mission statement is:

For Jesus, to influence as many lives as possible in as many ways as possible to embrace Christ’s kingdom values.

The Elders and family of GBF are grateful God for providing Pastor Blom as our next pastor.

Elder Board

Grace Bible Fellowship is an Elder lead church. The current Elder Board is:

  • John Pittman (chair)
  • Scott Smith (vice-chair)
  • Jim Wellcome (secretary)
  • Jerry Patrick