A Shower for Mend

The Youth girls will host a baby shower to benefit the Mend Crisis Pregnancy Center on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Cake, punch and finger foods will be served. Please bring new or gently used items to be donated. Anything baby-related is needed from bottles and clothing to playpens and car seats and, of course, diapers. Mend’s website says it exists to empower and provide women with life-affirming alternatives in unplanned pregnancies. Its medical clinic...

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Save the Dates

The future is almost here, so keep in mind these two events on the Calvary Baptist Church calendar. We’ll be taking pictures for a new church directory March 23-26. We have several new members so a directory update is a good thing. Artisan Life will be doing the portraits. We’ll have more information later. And Family Camp is just five short months away. Our dates are July 20-23. We’ll be returning to Camp Christian in Chouteau. To see how much fun we had...

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Mend Pregnancy Resource Center

The church is collecting donations for the Mend Pregnancy Resource Center of Tulsa. The center’s website says its mission is to provide alternatives to women facing unplanned pregnancies, and demonstrate the compassion of Christ so that women may learn to rely on His love and provision for a well-adjusted and meaningful life. Donations can be placed in the Education Building on the pew. Goods needed include diapers (sizes 4-6), baby beds for 3-5 year olds,...

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Pastor appreciation

Perspective: Pastor, shepherd, servant An excerpt from an essay by Anthony L. Jordan October has been set aside to honor these servants of the Lord. Pastors are the under shepherds of the flock of the Good Shepherd, and deserve our love, support, and encouragement. Today would be a good time to write a note, perform an act of kindness toward your pastor and his family, or give him a love gift that expresses your love to him. Read the article here in The Baptist Messenger....

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What Is A 9Marks Church?

What does it mean to say that Calvary Baptist Church is a 9Marks Church? The “Nine Marks of a Healthy Church” is a book written in 2001 by Mark Dever, a Baptist Pastor in Washington, D.C.  The 9Marks website is based on the book and lists the churches across the United States that subscribe to the 9 Marks of a Healthy Church. If you are looking for a church home and you are seeking a church that strives to be balanced and healthy, then we recommend our church....

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