From Alabama (and yes, a Crimson Tide fan!), Jim has served as Lead Pastor at Calvary since 2004. He holds degrees from three Nazarene schools (NBC, MNU, SNU) and has served churches in Alabama, Texas, Ohio and Oklahoma. He and his wife DeAnna have two daughters and five grandchildren.
Our Pastors & Staff
DR. JIM HILL
Becca was born in Yukon, OK and grew up here at Calvary. She is currently pursuing ordination through Nazarene Bible College and the Southwest Oklahoma District. She also serves as the SWOK NYI Vice President. She is married to Lane Myers, and they will soon be welcoming their first child.
Born and raised in a small Oklahoma town, Julie graduated from Northeastern State University. She loves spending time with kids and is passionate about teaching them God’s Word and helping them grow in faith and love for the Lord. She is also pretty good at coming up with a game or craft on the fly. Julie is an avid thrift shopper and enjoys road-tripping with her husband, Gregg, and their children.
Ron is from southern Ohio and had a military career in the USAF. He has a Bachelors in Education and a Master of Ministry from Point Loma Nazarene University, and he pastored 10 years in Tucson and Yuma, Arizona. He is passionate about loving and serving God wholeheartedly; he provides support, care, and counsel to people struggling with life’s challenges as our Pastoral Care pastor at Calvary and through Chaplaincy with Integris Healthcare.
DR. JIM GRAVES
A multifaceted vocal artist, arranger, and educator, Dr. Jim Graves serves as Director of Choral Activities at Southern Nazarene University since 2008. He directs the University Singers, SNU Chorale, and Concert Choir. He also teaches courses in music theory, music education, and private and group voice. Graves has led groups at the National ACDA Convention, at the Jazz Education Network National Convention, has presented interest sessions at the National and regional level of the American Choral Directors Association, and was formerly the Southwest ACDA Jazz R & S Chair. We are privileged to have him as our music director here at Calvary.