The Dexters’ Visit Recap

Our missionaries to the Philippines, the Dexters, came to visit with us this past weekend while on their first furlough from the Philippines in 3 years. A number of families at the church were privileged to spend some sweet time with Chad, Kara Mia, Titus, and Kenan during the weekend! What a joy it was…

Side by Side

Side by Side – Ladies Fellowship

The Side by Side ladies fellowship met in February at Mrs. Cooper’s home for the monthly gathering.  Mrs. Cooper was a great teacher and taught all of us how to make delicious cinnamon bread.  Jayne shared a short devotional on brokenness as the way to Jesus. It was a great time of relaxing, eating, talking,…

Lighting and Ceiling Tile Update

You may have noticed, we are updating the lighting and drop ceiling in the sanctuary! The new recessed light have replaced the fluorescent lights to provide an updated, warmer atmosphere that is consistent with other sanctuary lighting. Dimmer switches will be included to reduce or increase the intensity of the light. With the changes to…

Sweetheart Social

Sweetheart Social ’17

On Friday, February 10, 2017, the married couples of Calvary came together in the transformed fellowship hall for a delicious meal, a chance to strengthen relationships and develop new friendships, and lots of laughter! We had husbands reading sonnets, and wives talking about brake fluid! And we got a chance to discover things about each…

baptism

Baptisms 1/29/17

What a great service it was to witness the baptism of three individuals: Ezekiel, Noel, and Mary. We praise the Lord for His work in these three individuals that were baptized during the service on this day.  Their testimonies are sure to encourage us of the power of His Spirit in this world and of…

membership

Membership At Calvary

There’s been some changes in the last year or so in our church’s membership process, so I thought a blog post might be helpful to clarify. A picture is worth a thousand words, so basically it goes like this: Here are some reasons we wanted to change things up from the old way: We’re always…

Sno Glo Teen Retreat 2017

Dates: January 20-22, 2017 Location: Pinebrook Bible Conference and Retreat Center in East Stroudsburg, PA Members of the Calvary Baptist Church teen ministry attended Faith Bible Fellowship Church’s annual retreat for middle and high school students. Sno-Glo is a weekend for teens that is designed to provide a fun and enriching couple of days to…

Recap: Plugged In Greeters

This is a summary of the Plugged In presentation on the Greeter Ministry that Roy recently presented to the congregation. What We Do As Greeters: We distribute the bulletins and welcome everyone to the worship service. For first time visitors, we try to find out more information from them, such as their names and where they are from,…

YAM

YAM: 2017 kick off

The Young Adult Fellowship (YAM) will be starting up again on Friday 1/8 for the new year.  The topic that we will be continue to focus on is evangelism. Here is something to think about before the first meeting: Are we Man-Centered in our Evangelism? It seems that a man-centered mindset can plague both the…

Iron Man Fellowship

Iron Man: Kicking Off 2017

This past Tuesday on 1/3, the Iron Man Men’s Fellowship kicked off our 2017 session! We had a great turnout with about 10-12 men. The current study is entitled “Developing a Heart that Reaches Out.”  This evangelistic section is part of the larger study of “Becoming A Man After God’s Own Heart” by Jim George. Here’s a…