History of Calvary Tabernacle

Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church is rich in history, both in it’s people and it’s ministries.  It was founded in 1982 in Seattle, Washington by Pastor Gary Blaylock and his family.  Services were held in the home of Pastor Blaylock at first.  Increased church membership let to the rental of a local congregational church’s facility from 1985 – 1992.
 
Calvary Tabernacle became incorporated in the State of Washington on June 1, 1992.’
 
In 1993, Calvary Tabernacle purchased its previous building in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. 
 
In 1996, expansion was growing to be a necessity!  By 1998, attendance reached the mid-eighties.  
 
 
Currently, Calvary Tabernacle holds several services a week in both English and Spanish, and provides activities throughout the week for its members and the community.
 
In 1999, Calvary Tabernacle called Rev. Nathan Boyd to serve the church as a Youth minister and to assist with pastoral duties.  
 
In 2008, Rev. Nathan Boyd moved onto Pastor a Church in Olympia, Washington and Wade Plante and Jasen Reed joined the ministry team as Outreach and Care ministry directors respectively.  Jairo Mendez, Pastor for our Spanish-speaking congregants, Don Shanks, and Darell Dauenhauer were added to the staff to help with preaching and teaching during services. 
 
In 2016, Calvary Tabernacle purchased its current building in Lynnwood, Washington and began holding regular services February of 2017.