Pastor & Leaders

Marc Transparenti

Founding & Lead Pastor

Pastor Marc is a teaching Pastor passionate about expositing the word of God since 2012 when he experienced a radical deliverance and was baptized with the Holy Spirit. God led Marc to walk away from his career, and lead his family as he went to Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta, CA, served as missionaries in the Philippines for 2.5 years, and eventually were led to Warsaw / Winona Lake to plant Calvary Chapel Lake City. 

Amanda Transparenti

Worship & Women's Leader

Amanda has been helping in worship since she was six years old, and grew up a Pastor's kid. Her life has been dedicated to worshipping the Lord, ministering to women, and serving her family practically and spiritually. 

Jay & Jodi Nakasone

Adult Youth Leaders

Jay & Jodi hail from O'ahu, Hawaii where they attended Calvary Chapel for many years. For Youth Ministry, they are a steady presence for our youth and help lead Youth Ministry alongside Ethan Transparenti.  

Ethan & Elliana Transparenti

Youth Leader & Youth Worship Leader

Ethan & Elli founded our youth ministry as they felt led to connect with students in Warsaw and to provide a space for them to freely learn about Jesus and worship Him. Ethan teaches the youth chapter and verse through the Bible, and Elli leads the youth in worship. They are very good friends, and love connecting with other teens.

Debbie Peterson

Children's Ministry Director

Debbie, and her husband Ed, have decades of history with Calvary Chapel going back to it's roots in Southern California. Debbie is passionate about children and teaching the word of God to them in a way they can understand and relate to the word, and draws on her many years of experience working with pre-school kids.

John Barros, John Butcher, Steve Kitch & Ty Legan 


The Elders of CCLC serve in a variety of leadership roles to come alongside Pastor Marc as peacemakers, prayer warriors, teachers, leaders by example, and decision makers.