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.

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Kurt Shiver

College Minister

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). He and Ann are parents of Will, Julia and Andrew.

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Meet the rest of our College Staff

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.

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Janna Davis

Janna Davis

Administrative Assistant
Membership and Ministry
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Chris Hunter

Chris Hunter

Administrative Assistant
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