Meet Our Staff

Rev. Dr. Carol Reed

Pastor

Rev. Dr. Carol Reed has served at Calvin Presbyterian Church since June 2007. She previously served interim pastorates and associate pastorates in upstate New York, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and with an agency related to the Presbyterian Church (USA) serving international health ministries. She has also taught in church related schools in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Taegu, South Korea, and served as stated supply pastor at a church in Melbourne, Australia.

Carol earned a Bachelor’s of Science from University of Wisconsin-Stout, a Master’s of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, and in May 2013 completed a Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Seminary in St. Paul. Her thesis was on spiritual practices and transformation in the church.

Angela Coccoluto

Office Administrator

Angela has served as Office Administrator at Calvin since May 2013. Angela and her husband have three young children that keep them very busy! They enjoy biking, exploring parks/playgrounds, movie nights at home, reading, and having dance parties in the living room.

Mark Bilyeu

Music Director

Mark grew up in Chicago, graduated from the Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2008, and recently completed a masters degree in Collaborative Piano & Vocal Coaching from the University of Minnesota. He has served as music director with various groups in Chicago and has participated in music festivals around the world. Mark can be seen across the midwest with his piano-horn-voice ensemble, Trio Pastiche. He has also held several positions as a church musician including Head Organist/Accompanist at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Highland Park, IL, as Senior Choral Scholar at Gethsemane Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, and is thrilled to continue his music ministry at Calvin Presbyterian.

Taylor Burkhardt

Choral Accompanist

Taylor is originally from Jefferson City, MO and has recently moved to Minnesota to start her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano at the University of Minnesota. We are thrilled to have Taylor share her musical talents with us at Calvin Presbyterian Church!

Rev. Dwight Chamberlain

Parish Associate

Dwight is a retired Presbyterian pastor since 2004.  He served churches at Rushmore, Minnesota, Howard Lake, Minnesota and George, Iowa.  After retiring he was an interim minister at Calvin Presbyterian Church before Carol Reed came.  Since then he has served Calvin as a Parish Associate helping the congregation in a variety of ways.  Presently he teaches Adult Education on Sunday mornings, offers devotions at the Men’s Breakfast each month, and assists the pastor with pastoral care.  Dwight and his wife Bette have three children and five grandchildren and enjoy participating in the fellowship and service opportunities at Calvin Church.

Rev. Douglas Potter

Pastor Emeritus

Doug served Calvin as pastor for over 18 years (1977-1995).  He and his wife, Lois moved from a double charge in Nebraska with their 3 daughters.  Part of the time he served & beyond, Lois was organist (over 27 years!!!).  Doug left Calvin to conclude his ministry as Chaplain at Presbyterian Homes on Lake Minnetonka.  Calvin congregation honored Doug by giving him the title of Pastor Emeritus, which he greatly appreciated. He continues to guest preach at Calvin and perform other pastoral care duties when needed.

Dave Zajac

Custodian

Dave has worked at Calvin for 18 years. He is also head custodian at Orono High School. Dave resides in Maple Plain with his wife, Marcia, and their herd of mini dachsunds.