Our Staff

Nick Cady

Lead Pastor
Pastor Nick has a heart for the global mission of God through the Church. Having grown up in Denver, Nick spent 10 years as a missionary, pastor and church planter in Hungary working with Calvary Chapel prior to moving to Longmont in 2012 to be part of what God is doing at White Fields. He holds a Masters degree in Integrative Theology from London School of Theology and a Bachelor's in Theology from the University of Gloucestershire (UK). He and his wife Rosemary have 4 children.
Nick can be heard on the radio every weekday from 2:30-3:00 PM on GraceFM: 89.7 from Cheyenne to Castle Rock, and 101.7 in Colorado Springs, as well as online at gracefm.com Additionally, Nick hosts the Calvary Live call-in show on GraceFM every Friday from 4:00-5:00 PM Mountain Time. 
Nick is on the steering committee of the Expositors Collective, a growing network of pastors, leaders, and laypeople which exists to equip, encourage, and mentor the next generation of Christ-centered preachers by hosting training seminars and providing resources, including a weekly podcast.
He also serves with Calvary Global Network as a Local Connector and the leader of the Training team, which is developing a program to assess, train, and deploy new church planters and missionaries.

Michael Payne

Worship Pastor

Michael was born and raised in Sun Valley, South Africa, right at the tip of the continent. He moved with his parents to America in 1983 and lived in Aurora, Colorado for seven years before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. He spent six years with the Marines before God called him to Hungary as missionary and worship leader in 1996. Following 21 years on the mission field, Mike returned to Colorado in 2017 with his wife, Marika and youngest son, Dávid to serve the Longmont community as the Worship Pastor at White Fields Community Church.

Ocean Babin

Administrative Assistant & Media Manager

Office: (303) 775-3485

Ocean Babin has been working at White Fields since July 2015 as Administrative Assistant and Media Manager. His work includes editing our radio program, video production and helping with administrative tasks. Ocean is a recent graduate of Colorado State University, where majored in Journalism and Media Communications with a minor in Film Studies. He moved to Colorado in 2013 after living in Austria, France, and Hungary.

Michelle Pearl

NextGen Ministries Director

Michelle was born and lived in Washington state until moving to Colorado in 2002. After working in the spa industry in Vail for 4 years, Michelle relocated to Longmont. She took a job in the Telecommunications Industry in which she held several different positions. Michelle married Tim in 2007 and they have two children whom she homeschools. Michelle's passions are for kid's ministry, gardening and the outdoors. She has been volunteering in our children's ministry since 2015. Michelle is excited to be involved in the lives of all the children and youth at White Fields.

Shelby Lawson

Operations Director

Shelby was born and raised in southern California where he attended and received a BA in Business Administration from California State University Fullerton. Shelby is married to Sue and they have three children and five grandchildren.


  • Dennis Batchelor
  • Nick Cady
  • Chris Dayton
  • Shaun Freed
  • Sean Gilliam
  • Mike Payne
  • Joe Rice
  • Jamie Salazar
  • Nathan White