Our Staff

Bryan Parish - Lead Pastor
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Pastor Bryan has been Senior Pastor at Calvary Chapel La Mirada since 1985 and Mission Calvary since 2015. Bryan graduated from Biola University in 1985 with a B.S. Degree in Bible. In 1995, he received his masters’ degree in Divinity from Talbot Theological Seminary.

 

Bryan teaches at the Calvary Chapel La Mirada Bible Ministry School and has taught at Calvary Chapel Bible College at Murrieta Hot Springs. He has also taught at Calvary Chapel Bible College extension campuses at Downey and South Bay.

 

Pastor Bryan met his wife Lisa in 1981 when they were attending Point Loma College. They were married in 1983. They have five lovely children: Anneliese, Bryan, Candace, Dylan, and Ethan.

Bryan Bowers - Associate Pastor
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Pastor Bryan has been Associate Pastor at  Mission Calvary since 2015. Bryan received his undergraduate degree in computer information systems at Cal Poly, Pomona, and his MBA from UC Irvine.  He graduated from Calvary Chapel School of Ministry in 2012.

 

Bryan teaches at Calvary Chapel La Mirada Bible Ministry School.  He’s served in ministry at Calvary Chapel Rancho Santa Margarita and Calvary Chapel San Juan Capistrano.  He’s served internationally in Mexico and Ecuador.

 

Bryan married his high school sweetheart, Larina, in 1992.  They have two adult children: Sean and Breanna.

Joseph Cope - Associate Pastor
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Pastor Joseph has been Associate Pastor at Mission Calvary since 2016. Joseph received a degree in Biblical Studies from Calvary Chapel Bible College in 1993.  He graduated from Calvary Chapel School of Ministry in 1997.

 

Joseph teaches at Calvary Chapel La Mirada Bible Ministry School. He’s served as a pastor at Calvary Chapel Dana Point, Calvary Chapel Seaside, Horizon Christian Fellowship, Calvary Chapel Hilton Head, and Calvary Chapel of the Canyons.

 

Joseph met his wife Renee in 1993 while attending Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa and married the same year. They have four children: Zechariah, Hannah, Benjamin, and Tabitha.