Our Leadership Team

Dr. Calvin Blom, Sr. Pastor


Calvin and his wife, Evelyn, have been married 50+ 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 from 1986 until 2022, Calvin 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. Dr. Blom is also a certified Spiritual Director and a member of the Evangelical Spiritual Directors Association. 

Education: Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.); Trinity Evangelical Seminary (DMin.);  George fox Evangelical Seminary  (Certificate in Spiritual Direction)

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.

Grace Bible Fellowship is an Elder lead church. Our Elders: 

  • John Pittman (chair)
  • Scott Smith (secretary)
  • Ed Petersen