Associate Pastor

Pastor Jay John is currently serving as the associate pastor at Calvary Pentecostal Church in Richardson, TX, starting in January 2024.

With a strong background in ministry, Pastor Jay has held positions such as worship leader and youth director in local Malayalee churches in suburban Chicago, Illinois. While attending the University of Illinois at Chicago, he actively participated in the Servants parachurch ministry, assuming leadership roles and co-leading bible studies on campus. From 2009 to 2015, he served as a Staff Pastor.

Pastor Jay has taken on leadership roles within the Sharon Fellowship Churches of North America and Chicago Christian Fellowship. Most recently, Pastor Jay served as the Youth Pastor at Sharon Fellowship Church Chicago for twelve years. In this role, he led the English portion of Sunday services, mentored and developed youth leaders/young adults, taught high school Sunday school classes, provided translation services, and assisted the Senior Pastor.

Pastor Jay has also been invited to speak at numerous events, including Youth Conventions, Revivals, Fasting Prayers, and Conferences in cities across America and India. He is passionate about making a positive impact on individuals’ lives and empowering them to embrace the transformational power of the gospel, enabling them to be light in their communities.

Pastor Jay holds a Master’s Degree in HR Management from Roosevelt University and works in the field of Human Resources. He is fully ordained by the Sharon Fellowship Church of North America and has plans to further his theological education in the near future.

Pastor Jay is married to Hephzi, who works as a Nurse Manager.