Jay McCarl, Pastor

Pastor Jay McCarl has served in ministry since 1973 at Calvary Chapels in Orange County, Napa and Auburn California. In 1991 Jay founded Calvary Georgetown Divide in Northern California where he still serves as senior pastor. In addition to weekly sermons, he teaches courses and seminars on subjects including ancient Middle Eastern logic and Biblical eschatology. He has a Master’s degree in Chaplaincy Ministry and served as a chaplain with Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy for 30 years. Jay also teaches at Bible Colleges around the world including the Calvary Bible College in Jerusalem and Calvary Bible Institute in the Golan Heights.

In 1998 he founded Biblical Dinners Ministries, featuring live presentations on the Last Supper and ancient Galilean weddings performed at Bible colleges, retreats and hundreds churches in 15 countries worldwide. Jay is also a popular conference speaker and has led more than 50 study tours to the Middle East.

Jay has been married to his amazing (and patient) wife Kathee for forty-three years and has four grown children. Click here to visit Jay’s personal blog.