Contacts at Calvary
Sioux City Iowa

Pastor James Travis: joined Calvary in October of 2009. He grew up in Adrian, MI. He graduated from Concordia College Ann Arbor with a degree in Biblical Languages and a Minor in Music (Organ and Tuba) in 1998. He then graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2002 his Masters of Divinity degree. He served as pastor to Emmanuel Lutheran in Lake View Iowa prior to joining our congregation.  Pastor Travis is married to Stacy Travis and has two children Isaac and Micah.  Pastor and Stacy met while at an Iowa District West singles event in Carroll Iowa.  Pastor is a strong advocate for biblical marriage and is glad to meet with couples preparing for marriage or going through difficulties. He is believes in biblical discipleship in the church and home. In other words, passing on Jesus to children, grandchildren, and training up the next generation of leaders in God's church.  Stacy loves to play organ, piano, and guitar.


Phone: (712)2391575

Associate Pastor: Vacant - Calvary is curently in the process of calling a future graduate from the Seminary to be our pastor (A Call was issued January 15, 2023). Call Day is April 26, 2023 @ 7 PM. Please pray for God's will to be done in the "Call" process.

Events for Family and Youth

Phone: (712)2391575

Calvary Boards and Committees: Calvary is served by many boards and committees: Board of Elders, Board of Trustees, Board of Education, Board of Youth, Board of Stewardship, Board of Social Ministries, Board of Outreach, Worship and Music, etc. To view 2017-2018 Board members: Boards and Committees

Calvary Supports Missions: Rev. Joel Fritche (See: Fritche Family) and Iantha Scheiwe who serves Honk Kong with the Mission of Christ Network ((See: Scheiwe) with annual gifts. In addition Calvary gives 9% of our regular offerings to Iowa District West, who in turn sends about half to Synod for various causes. We give the other 1% locally to Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux's work to have Jesus shared in Spanish. The Rev. Paul Flo & Rev. Henry Henry Witte serve in these areas.

Teri Mevius has been the secretary at Calvary since 2019. She is responsible for all the church's communications such as the Sunday Bulletins and the Calvary Call newsletter. She is also our receptionist and office manager. Others also volunteer in the office to help Teri. Email:

Phone: (712)2391575

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