Pastor Fernando Ortiz was born in Tacoma, Washington and before settling in Colorado he lived all over including Germany and Korea! He grew up going to church in Albuquerque, New Mexico and received Jesus as his Savior in Jr. High.

Fernando attended Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta California, and then completed a Pastoral Internship at Calvary of Albuquerque, under Pastor Skip Heitzig. After that, he moved to Calvary Chapel Rio Rancho in New Mexico where he served as the youth pastor for three years. Following this the Lord called him to Denver to serve as an associate pastor at Calvary South Denver for six years. And then, in 2009, Mile High Calvary began as a small Bible study and has grown into a thriving fellowship today in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Fernando’s heart is to communicate the gospel to all of Denver and see people come to know Jesus as their Lord. He and his wife Carol have been married 10 years and have three children.

Philippians 3:10 “That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death…”