Matthew Whitt

Calvary Church La Junta, Colorado

RePlant Church Planter
La Junta Colorado
Calvary Church La Junta
March 9

About My Family

Matt and Betsy are both graduates of Eastern University outside of Philadelphia. After a couple years of ministry in Maine, they moved to Denver for Matt to attend Denver Seminary. Matt graduated in 2011 with an MDiv degree. He served as a pastor in Littleton, Colo., until feeling called to replanting. He interned at Calvary Church, Englewood until receiving the call to move to La Junta. Matt and Betsy have two kids, Mary (age 4) and Elijah (age 2). They enjoy hiking and just about everything outdoors, reading and spending time with their kids.  

About My Church Plant

Calvary Church-La Junta is a replant. We are a small rural town church seeking to make Jesus "non-ignorable" in La Junta and to the ends of the earth. We are located in a historic building that used to be First Baptist Church until they asked for help in 2016 and agreed to a replant. We are now a growing church with many young families and growing ministries reaching into our community.  

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Matthew Whitt

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