Meet The Staff


Anthony Rhodes, Senior Pastor

Brother Anthony joined the TEAM at Calvary Baptist Wetumpka in December of 2012.  He has been in ministry for over 20 years serving as Associate Pastor, Worship Ministries, Adult Ministries, and Youth Ministries.  During that time in ministry he has served churches in Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. 

Brother Anthony has been married to his beautiful wife Marcia since 1996.  Together they have 2 teenage sons, Dawson and Jarrett.   To Learn More About Brother Anthony Click Here.


Sarah Swedenburg, Worship

Sarah joined the TEAM at Calvary in November of 2015.  Sarah leads the Worship Ministries at Calvary.  Her style of Worship leading is Blended consisting of Traditional Hymns and Contemporary Praise Music.

Sarah is a graduate of Troy University and currently teaches Music at Wetumpka Elementary and coach Wetumpka High School Girls Softball.

Calvary is blessed to have such a talented young lady as part of  their TEAM. To learn more about Sarah click here.


Derek Blankenship,Students

Derek joined the TEAM at Calvary in January of 2016 as our Student Minister.  He has been a part of ministry for most of his life.  Derek is very involved in our church, teaches Young Adult Sunday School, Works with our Audio/Visual Team, and so much more.

Derek and his lovely wife, Jessica have two children, Joshua and Madison Grace  To find out more about Derek Click Here

Katie Stewart, Children's Ministry Director

Katie Stewart has a love for Children and a heart to see them grow in Christ.  She began working with the Children many years ago at Calvary and in December she officially became our Children's Director.

More information about Katie will be posted soon.

Holly Rankin, Administrative Assistant

Holly began serving Calvary Baptist in November of 2016.  

Holly has lived on the outskirts of Wetumpka for most of my life.  For two years she lived in Central/Eclectic area.  She has been married to her wonderful husband Greg for 25 years.  They have two children: Nathan who is studying Political Science at Auburn University and Rebekah, a Junior at Wetumpka High School and involved in The Pride of The Tribe as a Majorette and plays Oboe.  

Their family attends Thelma Baptist Church and are very active in the ministries there.

Calvary is very blessed to have Holly on our Team.

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Francis Wilson, Custodian and Cook

Mrs. Francis has been a part of Calvary for many years.  You can find her cooking meals during Wednesday Night Fellowship Meals, Cleaning the building, and so much more.

Mrs. Francis is very plugged into our community and our church.  We are blessed to have such a sweet lady as part of our TEAM.