our staff

  • Libby Armstrong

    Church Secretary

    Libby was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She has always been involved in church ministry and international missions trips. Libby graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Russian Language and Linguistics before studying Political Science at Saint Petersburg State University in Russia.

    In 2015, she met her husband and best friend, Brian. They married in 2017 and currently live in Port Orchard. Brian and Libby love to garden, play board games, and go hiking around the pacific northwest.

    Contact: office@ccsilverdale.com

  • dawn balderrama

    Administrative Ministry Assistant

    Dawn was born and raised in Idaho and has degrees from North Idaho College and University of Idaho.  She met her husband, David, in veterinary school and they were married in May 2004.  They have two sons, Joseph and Alexander.  The Balderramas moved to Bremerton in September 2009 and they began attending CCS in 2011.  Dawn volunteered in the Children’s Ministry before transitioning to Production Manager in 2014.  She loves reading, watching Gonzaga basketball and spending time with family.  

    Contact: dawn@ccsilverdale.com

  • malissa bertella

    Assistant to Lead Pastor

    Malissa was born and raised in a small town in Southern California. She received her Associates Degree in theology from Calvary Chapel Bible College in 2002. After graduating from college, Malissa returned to her hometown and worked as the secretary for her church before taking a job in the banking industry as a Compliance Specialist. During that time, Malissa married her amazing husband Peter, whom she met in bible college, in 2004. The couple have two awesome sons, Xavier and Liam. In 2014 the Bertella family moved to Washington and love being in the beautiful outdoors, traveling, and fellowshipping with the Calvary Chapel church family.

    Contact: malissa@ccsilverdale.com

  • Leanne Bracken



    Leanne Bracken grew up in small town Nevada in a very loving, happy home with a great love for animals and servitude. She earned a degree in Geosciences with a minor in small business management. She moved to Reno, NV and married an amazing man Nathan, who supported and helped cultivate her love of plants and animals. They moved to WA in 2017 and have enjoyed building a new life together. Leanne now manages her small hobby farm of chickens and ducks (...for now) and has 3 dogs which are her heartbeats.  Her end game? Simple.  To hear from her Savior, “Well done, good and faithful servant”.

    Contact: bookkeeper@ccsilverdale.com

  • dan briggs

    Facilities Manager

    Dan and his wife Kim have been long time members of CC Silverdale. When Dan retired from the Navy they moved back to the area and rejoined the Calvary Family. Dan keeps this place running and looking good. Dan and Kim have 5 children.

    Contact: facilities@ccsilverdale.com

  • Andrea corbridge

    Director Of Operations

    Andrea was born and raised in a small town in Southern California's Mojave Desert. She has a degree in Theology, and a degree in Humanities. After graduating college, she moved back home where she worked full time as the Office Manager at her church, and part time as an ASL Interpreter/Professor. She and her husband Bryce moved to Washington in 2015. They have one daughter and one son.  Their daughter, Drew, was born shortly after their move up to Washington. Their son, Jace, was born recently in May of 2018.  They love spending time as a family, and exploring the beautiful outdoors!

    Contact: andrea@ccsilverdale.com

  • david grisanti

    Missions Pastor

    Pastor David served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Silverdale from 1987 to 2014. Pastor David is now the Missions Pastor at Calvary Chapel Silverdale. Aside from his ministry here at CCS, he is the president of Ministry Trianing International (MTI) which is involved in training and assisting pastors and leaders in countries like Vietnam, India and Nepal to name a few.

    He and Debbie have been married for over 40 years, and have 2 married daughters and 4 granddaughters.

    Contact: david@ccsilverdale.com

  • josh lott

    Associate Pastor

    Pastor Josh has been involved in different ministries across the United States over the last decade and has enjoyed ministering in different cultures and contexts. He has a deep love for the Bride of Christ, and has a passion to understand her history in order to better comprehend how Christ is leading her currently, and ultimately how he will lead her in the future. 

    Pastor Josh has been married to his favorite person in the word, Rebecca, since 2010. Both born and raised in New Mexico, Josh and Rebecca have a great love for south western culture and cuisine. They enjoy cooking for people, binge watching Netflix, and exploring new locations. They look forward to seeing how God will use them in the future!

    Contact: josh@ccsilverdale.com

  • nathan pagaard

    Worship Leader

    Nathan was born in San Diego and raised in Europe and Asia. Nathan’s father started teaching him piano at the age of 5 and music has been a passion ever since. Most recently Nathan lived in South Korea, where his love for ministry was born. In South Korea Nathan was heavily involved in creating a citywide Bible study ministry while leading a local house church. South Korea is also where Nathan met his wife Colleen while playing in an expat R&B/Funk band. Nathan created Mobile Word Ministry, an online Bible study resource and hosts The Daily Word Youtube channel. Nathan has a passion for equipping people through God’s Word to strengthen their faith in Jesus. Nathan loves soccer, Korean food, guitar videos on Youtube, and the TV show Aerial America.

    Contact: nathan@ccsilverdale.com

  • peter voorhees

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Pete is a native to the Silverdale/Bremerton area and graduated from Central Kitsap High School in 1994. He received his two year degree from Olympic College and his four year degree in Pastoral Ministry from Calvary Chapel Bible College.

    Pastor Pete and his wife Crystal were married in May of 2003. They have three beautiful girls, Celia Aviya, Molly Olivia, and Stella Violet. Pastor Pete came on staff at Calvary Chapel Silverdale in the Fall of 2001. In September of 2014, Pastor Pete was installed as the lead pastor of CC Silverdale.

    Contact: peter@ccsilverdale.com