Michael Bloodgood started Calvary Chapel Redmond in the fall of 1998 and has been involved with the Calvary Chapel movement since the late 70's. Before beginning CCR, Michael founded the Hall of Fame Christian band that bears his name. BLOODGOOD began touring and recording albums in 1985 and are still active to this day performing around the world.

Pastor Michael has been married to his wife, Marilyn, since 1975 and have three sons in addition to a grandson.