Dr. Calvin J. Carr
Pastor Calvin is a graduate of the University of Florida, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and recently received his Ph.D from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During his college days in Gainesville, he attended North Central and was involved in the college and music ministries of the church. He also met Kelly, his wife, at North Central and they were married in 1982. After graduating from Southwestern, Calvin & Kelly returned to North Central, and Calvin served as Youth Pastor from 1985-1989. The Carr’s left Gainesville for Jacksonville, as Calvin was called to First Baptist Jacksonville to serve as the High School Youth Pastor. Calvin served at FBC Jax for almost 20 years before God led him back again to North Central. Calvin and Kelly have five children, Paul, Katherine, Rachel, Jennifer, and Jerre.
Kurt Shiver is a graduate of Stetson University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Ann are passionate about reaching and training college students. Ann served for several years with the International Mission Board (IMB).
Mitchell and his wife Brigit both graduated from the University of Florida. After graduating they were married and started their roles in the college department at North Central. They are excited to serve and see what God has in this next journey as the interim youth director.
Lee Anne Privette
Pre school Ministry Director
Before becoming our Preschool Director, Lee Anne was a member of the preschool team for many years. She knows all of our preschoolers and their families and does a great job of taking care of them. She has a Master’s Degree in Education. Her husband Michael is helping us on the Worship team and their sweet daughter is Abby.
Meghan graduated from the University of Florida in 2018. She has been a member of North Central and served in the children’s ministry since 2015. Her heart is to see even the smallest members of our church family come to be faithful disciples of Jesus!
Membership and Ministry