Meet the Staff

Senior Pastor

Howell FamilyHowell Family

Pastor Jeffrey Howell graduated from Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania in 1986 with a degree in Bible. From there he went on to earn a Master of Divinity from Baptist Bible Seminary, also in Clarks Summit, in 1992. Pastor Jeff is in his 23rd year of ministry here at Calvary, having moved to Jersey Shore in the fall of 1993. Life is shared with his wife and best friend, Jenny, and their six children (Bethany, Heidi, Benjamin, Emily, Anna and Kaela).

His greatest delights have been seeing people changed by the power of the gospel. Pastor enjoys time with the family, as well as outdoor sports like hunting, fishing and biking the rail trail. He has even been known to swing the golf clubs on rare occasions. Yankees, Cowboys, Penn State …

Pastor will always be grateful to the Lord for Calvary …it’s a great place to be.  


Assistant Pastor


The SchildrothsPastor Ryan Schildroth is a graduate of Cedarville University ('06, Pastoral Studies) and Baptist Bible Seminary ('10, Master of Divinity). He has been married to Rachel since 2006 and they enjoy raising their three girls - Hannah, Leah, and Rebekah. Most recently, the Schildroths were stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina where they served the U.S. Army in the chaplaincy until God moved them north to Jersey Shore. 


Pastor Ryan is looking forward to helping people grow in their faith and delight in the gospel. He also enjoys running, reading, cheering for the Indianapolis Colts, and playing guitar. 
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