Our Ministries at a Glance

The mission of the Calvary Baptist Church, Incorporated, is to preserve a community of faith (Mark 11:22, 16:15) which is committed to preaching and teaching the Word of God (Mark 16:20), under the guidance of the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:8), seeking to serve God in meaningful outreach through witnessing, education, evangelism and discipleship carrying out the mandate of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:19-20).

Deaconess Lynne Baugh-Richardson, Director

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Sister Lula Reid, Director

CULINARY MINISTRY

Provides culinary needs for all Calvary Baptist Church Ministries and Church activities. “One cannot think, love, or sleep well if one has not dined well.”

Deacon Duane Richardson, Chair

DEACON MINISTRY

“Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for dishonest gain. They must hold the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. And let them also be tested first; then let them serve as deacons if they prove themselves blameless. Their wives likewise must be dignified, not slanderers, but sober-minded, faithful in all things. Let deacons each be the husband of one wife, managing their children and their households well..”

I Timothy 3:8-13

Sister Geneva Smith-Johnson, Director

FRUIT OF the SPIRIT WOMEN’S MINISTRY,
aka Women’s Ministry

The FOSWM is a faith-based ministry comprised of women from all walks of life who seek to bond in sisterhood, by celebrating the joys and coping with the challenges of spiritual growth and Christian development.

Ministry meets on the third Thursday at 6:30 pm.

Sister Colleen Foreman, Director

HEALTH CARE MINISTRY

The primary function of this ministry is to give assistance to the Pastor and congregation during worship service. During times of bereavement, the ministry may be relied upon to offer words of comfort and assistance to grieving families. The ministry also disseminates health information throughout the congregation and community in the form of Health Fairs, Speakers, Newsletters, and Seminars.

Meets on the first Saturday of each month.

Sister Aureila Gibson, Director

JUNIOR USHER MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Deacon Frazer Smith, Director

LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Deacon Fred Harris, Director

MEDIA MINISTRY

Provides a memorable audio visual experience for all Calvary Baptist Church ministries and worship services.

Brother John Walton, Director

MEN’S MINISTRY

The Men’s Ministry of Calvary Baptist Church exist to develop a spiritual and biblical- grounded men of faith and to restore discipleship as the central mission of the church.”

Ministry meets on the third Saturday at 1:00 pm.

Sister Letizia Conrad, Director

MISSIONARY OUTREACH MINISTRY

Our purpose is to check on the well-being of members who are sick and shut in by phone, get well cards and visitations. The ministry also comforts the bereaved and provides assistance to the needy with food, clothing and by offering prayers.

Meets on the second Saturday of the month at noon.

Deacon Frazer Smith, Director

MUSIC MINISTRY

This ministry is comprised of musicians and choirs who minister through song. The music ministry includes five musicians, the Male Chorus, Youth Choir, and Mass Choir.

Male Chorus rehearsal is the Thursday before the last Sunday of each month.

Deacon Walter Henigan, Director

NEW MEMBERSHIP MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Deaconess Lynne Baugh-Richardson, Director

OTIS HAYES SUNDAY CHURCH INSTITUTE,
aka Sunday School Ministry

This Sunday School ministry communicates the Christian faith and life in distinctive, practical, and biblical ways. They aim to provide a safe and enjoyable learning environment for the members and friends of Calvary Baptist Church.

Sunday School teachers meet on Tuesday from September through June.

First Lady Dr. Ida Gibson, Director

SCHOLARSHIP MINISTRY

The purpose of the Scholarship Ministry is to award scholarships to high school seniors of Calvary Baptist Church; to award scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students; to raise awareness’ about the college application and financial aid process; to provide detailed information through workshops, presentations, and literature on both applying for college and financial aid.

Deacon Fred Harris, Director

SECURITY MINISTRY

This ministry provides security for the Calvary Baptist Church property during worship services and special events.

Deaconess Mabel Andrews, Director

SENIOR CARE MINISTRY

The SCM serves as a venue to provide comprehensive services for the seniors of Calvary Baptist Church and the surrounding community. To provide spiritual enrichment, socialization, learning opportunities and services as needed.

Meets the second and third Wednesday of the month.

Sister Nina McLauchlin, Director

SENIOR USHER MINISTRY

The Senior Usher Ministry’s goal is to provide a pleasing demeanor that will leave a good lasting Christian expression on all as they enter Calvary Baptist Church.

Ministry meets on the second Saturday of each month at 1:00 pm.

Sister Emma Garrett, Director

TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY

This ministry provides transportation for members to Sunday Service, weekly programs, and special events locally and regionally.

Sister Walterine Stribling, Chair

TRUSTEE MINISTRY

Members of the Trustee Ministry serve the members of Calvary Baptist Church by maintaining the property, finances, and overall business of the church.

Trustees meets every fourth Monday (September-June).

Sister Adaia Wheeler, Director

YOUTH and YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

The Youth Ministry commits to the teaching of God’s Holy Word in a course of study that will make stronger Christian young men and Christian young women, and therefore stronger citizens in the total pursuit of life.

Youth Ministry meets weekly on Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Teen Discipleship also meets weekly on Wednesday at 6:30 pm.

Deaconess Lynne Baugh-Richardson, Director

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Sister Lula Reid, Director

CULINARY MINISTRY

Provides culinary needs for all Calvary Baptist Church Ministries and Church activities. “One cannot think, love, or sleep well if one has not dined well.”

Deacon Duane Richardson, Chair

DEACON MINISTRY

“Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for dishonest gain. They must hold the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. And let them also be tested first; then let them serve as deacons if they prove themselves blameless. Their wives likewise must be dignified, not slanderers, but sober-minded, faithful in all things. Let deacons each be the husband of one wife, managing their children and their households well..”

I Timothy 3:8-13

Sister Geneva Smith-Johnson, Director

FRUIT OF the SPIRIT WOMEN’S MINISTRY,
aka Women’s Ministry

The FOSWM is a faith-based ministry comprised of women from all walks of life who seek to bond in sisterhood, by celebrating the joys and coping with the challenges of spiritual growth and Christian development.

Ministry meets on the third Thursday at 6:30 pm.

Sister Colleen Foreman, Director

HEALTH CARE MINISTRY

The primary function of this ministry is to give assistance to the Pastor and congregation during worship service. During times of bereavement, the ministry may be relied upon to offer words of comfort and assistance to grieving families. The ministry also disseminates health information throughout the congregation and community in the form of Health Fairs, Speakers, Newsletters, and Seminars.

Meets on the first Saturday of each month.

Sister Aureila Gibson, Director

JUNIOR USHER MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Deacon Frazer Smith, Director

LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Deacon Fred Harris, Director

MEDIA MINISTRY

Provides a memorable audio visual experience for all Calvary Baptist Church ministries and worship services.

Brother John Walton, Director

MEN’S MINISTRY

The Men’s Ministry of Calvary Baptist Church exist to develop a spiritual and biblical- grounded men of faith and to restore discipleship as the central mission of the church.”

Ministry meets on the third Saturday at 100 pm.

Sister Letizia Conrad, Director

MISSIONARY OUTREACH MINISTRY

Our purpose is to check on the well-being of members who are sick and shut in by phone, get well cards and visitations. The ministry also comforts the bereaved and provides assistance to the needy with food, clothing and by offering prayers.

Meets on the second Saturday of the month at noon.

Deacon Frazer Smith, Director

MUSIC MINISTRY

This ministry is comprised of musicians and choirs who minister through song. The music ministry includes five musicians, the Male Chorus, Youth Choir, and Mass Choir.

Male Chorus rehearsal is the Thursday before the last Sunday of each month.

Deacon Walter Henigan, Director

NEW MEMBERSHIP MINISTRY


Under Construction – Coming Soon

Deaconess Lynne Baugh-Richardson, Director

OTIS HAYES SUNDAY CHURCH INSTITUTE,
aka Sunday School Ministry

This Sunday School ministry communicates the Christian faith and life in distinctive, practical, and biblical ways. They aim to provide a safe and enjoyable learning environment for the members and friends of Calvary Baptist Church.

Sunday School teachers meet on Tuesday from September through June.

First Lady Dr. Ida Gibson, Director

SCHOLARSHIP MINISTRY

The purpose of the Scholarship Ministry is to award scholarships to high school seniors of Calvary Baptist Church; to award scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students; to raise awareness’ about the college application and financial aid process; to provide detailed information through workshops, presentations, and literature on both applying for college and financial aid.

Deacon Fred Harris, Director

SECURITY MINISTRY

This ministry provides security for the Calvary Baptist Church property during worship services and special events.

Deaconess Mabel Andrews, Director

SENIOR CARE MINISTRY

The SCM serves as a venue to provide comprehensive services for the seniors of Calvary Baptist Church and the surrounding community. To provide spiritual enrichment, socialization, learning opportunities and services as needed.

Meets the second and third Wednesday of the month.

Sister Nina McLauchlin, Director

SENIOR USHER MINISTRY

The Senior Usher Ministry’s goal is to provide a pleasing demeanor that will leave a good lasting Christian expression on all as they enter Calvary Baptist Church.

Ministry meets on the second Saturday of each month at 1:00 pm.

Sister Emma Garrett, Director

TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY

This ministry provides transportation for members to Sunday Service, weekly programs, and special events locally and regionally.

Sister Walterine Stribling, Chair

TRUSTEE MINISTRY

Members of the Trustee Ministry serve the members of Calvary Baptist Church by maintaining the property, finances, and overall business of the church.

Trustees meets every fourth Monday (September-June).

Sister Adaia Wheeler, Director

YOUTH and YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

The Youth Ministry commits to the teaching of God’s Holy Word in a course of study that will make stronger Christian young men and Christian young women, and therefore stronger citizens in the total pursuit of life.

Youth Ministry meets weekly on Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Teen Discipleship also meets weekly on Wednesday at 6:30 pm.