Staff and Leadership

Get to know our pastors and staff

Meet our leadership

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Billy Dupree - Senior Pastor

Billy Dupree was among the small group that founded First Pentecostal Church (now Calvary Tabernacle) in Queen City, Texas, in August 1963. He has been serving Calvary Tabernacle as Senior Pastor since 1978. He is married to his wife, Peggy Dupree.

"Good morning, Holy Ghost!" - Pastor Billy

Sam Wisdom - Next-Gen Pastor

Sam Wisdom came on staff as the Children's and Youth Pastor in October 2012. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Emily, and they have two sons, Jack and Luke. Sam's favorite things are backpacking, hunting, and watching his team - the Texas Rangers! His bucket list goal is to visit every National Park in the U.S.

"Where God is, anything is possible!" - Pastor Sam

Julie Elliott - Office Administrator

Julie Elliott came on staff in March of 2017. Since then, she has served as Calvary's office administrator. Julie is married to her husband Brad and has two children, Eli and Ellie June. Her hobbies include messing with her "girls" (chickens), and her plants. Her favorite movie is Sweet Home Alabama.

"Giving up is never an option." - Julie

Mya Richardson - Social Media Outreach Lead

Ki-Mijah (Mya) Richardson came on staff January of 2022, serving as our Social Media Outreach Lead. Mya is a college student, pursuing to be an elementary teacher. She loves spending time with family and doing anything that involves the church. Her favorite hobbies include sharing laughter and singing karaoke with friends! 

"The best place to be is in the presence of God." - Mya Richardson