Pastor Dave Golden - Senior Pastor
Pastor Dave began as our head pastor in June 2021. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT (B.A.) and The Master's Seminary in Sun Valley, CA (M.Div.) He grew up in Connecticut, and after college worked at Camp Good News in Charlestown, NH. During that time, he was also a member of Calvary Baptist. After seminary, he served at a church in Western NY for nine years. He and his wife, Julie, have six children. He enjoys: Biblical Theology, sports, outdoor recreation, the beach, art, music and good food.
Pastor Karl Baker - Executive Pastor
Karl grew up in the Claremont/Charlestown area and graduated from Fall Mountain H.S. After high school, Karl served in the US Air Force. While stationed in California, Karl met his wife Denise. In 1998 Karl and Denise moved their family back to New Hampshire and began attending Calvary Baptist Church. Karl has served as an Elder at CBC for twelve years and came on full-time staff as Executive Pastor in March 2021. Karl currently oversees the administration of the church and serves as treasurer for both the church and Claremont Christian Academy. Prior to coming on staff, Karl worked as the Director of Operations for a large tax franchise in NH & VT. Karl’s education includes a BS in Business Management from Liberty University. Karl and Denis have six children and ten grandchildren.
Dan Haynes - Elder
Dan began a long-term relationship with CBC as a toddler. His parents were founding members in the 1950s. When the church doors were open, he was usually there. He met his future wife Marsha in the youth group, and they were married at CBC in 1975. Dan and Marsha were called to missionary work in Mali, West Africa. His training took place at the following schools: Word of Life Bible Institute 1971-72; Moody Bible Institute 1974-76; Piedmont Bible College 1976-1980 (Missionary aviation/Bachelor of theology); Centre Enseignement du Français, Albertville, France 1984-85 (French language study); Child Evangelism Center Kilchzimmer, Switzerland summer 1985; Missionary aviation work in Timbuktu, Mali, West Africa (1985-1998), church-planting/evangelism in Niafunke, Mali (1998-2011), Bamako, Mali (2012), Niamey, Niger (2013-2019).