Welcome to The Rock - A Calvary Chapel Fellowship of Santa Rosa


“My salvation and my honor depend on God ; He is my mighty rock, my refuge” Psalm 62:7

And that’s what we’re all about: Sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. God loves you and has a good plan for your life. When we connect with Him, life is full of excitement, purpose, and blessing. We’re here to help you fully realize God’s love in a warm, caring environment, through sound exposition of the Bible, contemporary worship services, and various ministries to serve you and your family. Everything’s geared to help you become mature in your faith, knowledge, and love of God, that you might reach your fullest potential in Christ.


About Our Pastor

Pastor Ross grew up in Massachusetts in a non-Christian home. At 19, after his Jewish father accepted Christ, he followed suit and was born-again after a dramatic conversion experience on the streets of San Francisco. Six months later, he was attending Bible college and preparing for fulltime ministry. Ross and Barb met at church and married in 1986 (they have 3 grown children). They've served overseas as missionaries to Japan and in various pastoral positions over the years -- most recently pastoring The Rock which they planted in 2003. Ross graduated from Bethany University with a bachelor’s degree in ministerial studies, Fuller Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in Cross Cultural Studies from their School of World Mission, and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary with a doctor of ministry degree. Ross has also taught as an associate adjunct professor at GGBTS. 

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Calvary Chapel the Rock
915 G Piner Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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office phone 707.843.5015

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Calvary Chapel Distinctives

Pastor Chuck Smith (founder of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa) has put together a booklet entitled 'Calvary Chapel Distinctives' that you may find helpful for more detailed information regarding our philosophy of ministry here at The Rock.

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