Our Staff


Pastor Don Knowles

Pastor Knowles came to Calvary in January of 2010. He is a graduate of Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) and Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (PA). Pastor Knowles is married to Mary, and they have two children, Nathan and Kendall.

You can email Pastor Knowles directly at pastor@calvarymoline.org


Teri Griebel - Adminstrative Assistant

You can email Teri directly at secretary@calvarymoline.org


Linda Johansen -Organist/Choir Director


Becki Maxson - Parish Nurse

Calvary's Mission Statement

 By God's help and grace,
      we the people of Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church
        dedicate ourselves to:

      Worshiping the God who loves us and
      Sharing God's message of salvation for everyone by
      Sharing Christ's love through prayer, action and words,
      Studying God's Word, and
      Attending to the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of our
        congregation and community. 


Our History

In November 2019 Calvary celebrated 100 years of serving God in the Moline community. Below is a history of Calvary through its first ten decades.