Pastor Demitri & Karen Nikiforos
Demitri and Karen have served together in ministry since 1993, first with Christian Surfers South Africa and later with Calvary Chapel. Sensing the call of God upon their lives, Demitri left his career in engineering and became a full time pastor in 1999. Establishing the church in the inner-city of Cape Town, they have seen Christ miraculously saving and transforming people from all walks of life, including prostitutes, criminals, drug addicts, refugees and the homeless. Demitri and Karen reside in central Cape Town and are blessed with four precious children – Shiloh, Daniela, Chloe and Micah.
Pastor Niki & Lorna Nikiforos
Pastor Niki and Lorna are veterans in ministry, and a great blessing to young and old alike at Calvary Chapel. They are pillars in the faith and have over 5 decades of ministry experience, with Youth For Christ, City Mission, the Baptist Church, Child Evangelism Fellowship, and Calvary Chapel. Together they oversee our children’s ministries and counseling ministries, and also serve as intercessors in the church. They are blessed with three children and seven grandchildren and reside in Durbanville.
Pastor Walter & Melanie Kohrs
Walter Kohrs and his wife Melanie are both passionate about the Lord and ministry. Pastor Walter oversees our missions and evangelism ministry and the men’s ministry at Calvary Chapel, while Melanie is actively involved in our women’s and children’s ministries. Both are gifted in their areas of service and radiate the love and joy of the Lord. Residing in Table View, Walter owns a travel and safari company and Mel is a talented gymnastics coach.
God’s Army & Children’s Ministry
Cherene has been on full time staff since 2010 and is one of the key staff in running God’s Army Christian Bookstore & Coffee Shop. In addition to that she is actively involved in weekly children’s ministry outreaches and teaching.
Matie van der Westhuizen
Matie has been with Calvary Chapel since 2007, and is serving full time in various ministries. She is very involved in the Children’s Ministries & Outreaches throughout the week as well as assisting in general Church Administration. Matie is also involved at God’s Army Bookstore.
Part Time Staff
Keli serves at God’s Army Christian Bookstore & Coffee Shop on a part time basis, leads the Longstreet Outreach, and serves in various other ways throughout the week.
Matt & Carien Jordaan
Matt and Carien both serve at Calvary part time. Matt is involved with the media ministry, Calvary Chapel Africa, and the weekly Joy Club children’s outreach. Carien serves at God’s Army Christian Bookstore & Coffee Shop on a part time basis, and is also involved in the weekly Joy Club children’s outreach.