Phil Metzger

Calvary Chapel San Diego
San Diego, California

Phil Metzger was recently named lead pastor at Calvary Chapel San Diego after serving two decades as a missionary in Hungary. While there, Phil was the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Budapest, as well as the ministry director of Calvary Chapel Bible College Europe. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he oversaw Calvary church plants throughout Eastern Europe, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. His heart and ministry is focused on making disciples and seeing the church impact the world for Christ. He would like to see more churches planted in order to bring the Word of God to the lost. Philand his wife Joy have four beautiful children: Niki (married to husband Rio), Karina, Judah, and Hannah. Phil and Joy recently welcomed their first grandchild, Ezra James.