One Day with God Camp by Forgiven Ministry is a Christ-oriented family day for imprisoned women and their children at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility. We provide our church building for training ministry workers and as a gathering place for workers, children of prisoners and their caretakers. We also provide a continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the workers, children and caretakers. If you can help with the food preparation and provision please contact Rose Ison. If you can participate with the Forgiven Ministry team at the women's prison please take a volunteer form from CBC box #243, ll it out and return it according to the instructions on the form no later than May 17.
Join us at Georgetown Country Club in Ann Arbor on Saturday June 3rd from 7-11 p.m. Our church will have exclusive use of the pool and a large picnic area is available with grills. Modest swimwear is required for everyone; please, no two piece bathing suits. There is no cost for those who want to swim.
In addition to swimming, golf and foot golf will be available at 7 p.m. for $6 if you want to play golf and $5 if you want to play foot golf. Bring your own soccer ball and/or golf clubs if you can. Two tennis courts and one sand volleyball court is available for use and all the equipment will be provided. The location for this event is Georgetown Country Club 1365 King George Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Contact Jeff Hatto if you have any questions or for more information or visit www.georgetowncc.org. Sign up by TODAY on the table outside the chapel.
The Mother-Daughter retreat at Camp Barakel is coming up May 19-21. The cost is $195 for mother and daughter and $85 for each additional daughter. We hope you can join us for a great time of fellowship, much needed one-on-one time with our daughter(s) and hearing God's Word in a beautiful setting. Visit campbarakel.org for registration information or contact Kim Knipp for additional information.
Join us in the main foyer on Friday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and reveal our current secret sister. We’ll also begin another year of prayer and encouragement to a new secret sister. All women, 18 and older, are welcome to participate. Childcare will be available, and arrangements must be made in advance by contacting Becca Arnold as soon as possible. Grab a Secret Sister form, also just outside the chapel, fill it out, and place it into mailbox #222. Even if you are unable to attend this event, you can still participate in the Secret Sister program by completing the form. Sign up and child care arrangements must be made no later than Sunday, May 7. Contact Kim Burgan for more information.
Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) is an independent Bible study ministry that uses our church building for women’s Bible studies on Wednesday mornings. This fall, BSF will study the book of Romans starting on September 13 and pre- registration for that study starts this Wednesday. Childcare from birth through kindergarten is provided and this Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. BSF is hosting a welcoming day which allows you to preview the BSF experience by visiting the current study here in the chapel. For more information, visit https://bsfinternational.org.
Home Plate Detroit 2017 offers a great opportunity to enjoy baseball on Saturday, April 29 at Comerica Park. Spend the day together as a family and invite an unsaved friend to go with you. Hear testimonies from current and former Tigers, and enjoy the ball game as the Tigers take on the Chicago White Sox. Each Home Plate ticket will include a game ticket, access to the Home Plate activities, a $5 food coupon, and souvenirs.
- The program starts at 9:30 a.m. and the game starts at 1:05 p.m.
- The price is $34 per ticket. (No tickets needed for children under age 4.)
- To buy tickets on your own or for more information, visit www.homeplatedetroit.org
CBC women are going out to dinner on Friday, April 21. Adults, 18 and older, join us over at Aubree's (on Whitaker Road) at 6:30 p.m. for some food and fellowship together. A buffet (salad, bread sticks, a variety of pizzas, and a dessert pizza) with a drink will be the main offering at $11.99 (does not include gratuity). Everyone will pay on a separate check and add their own tip. Sign up on the sheet outside the chapel no later than Sunday, April 16 if you plan to go. See Kristin Beck if you have any questions.
Celebrate Easter at Calvary Bible Church
Sunday, April 16 at 8:30 & 10 a.m.
You are invited to celebrate Easter with us in one of our two identical worship services at either 8:30 & 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 16. It is going to be a great Sunday featuring:
- Biblical teaching from our Senior Pastor Brian Jones
- No dress code: Wear your new Easter outfit... or not. Your call.
- High energy music from our live worship team led by Nick Slayton our worship leader.
- Free coffee and donuts. It's good coffee, too. There's fruit as well if you don't want a donut.
- A welcoming, friendly atmosphere for you, your friends, and family.
- A fun experience for your kids.
Speaking of the kids:
For your littlest ones, we have a great nursery filled with fun toys and staffed by loving volunteers who have been background checked and trained. This is for kids from birth to age 3. The nursery is open before the service begins, so you can check in your infant or toddler as soon as you arrive.
We are offering nursery care and children's church in the 10 a.m. service only. We want the time spent in children's church to be the best hour of your child's week. We offer games, Bible lessons, and activities that help kids understand the Bible on their own level. The kids all start out together for music, then are led to one of three different children's church areas based on age:
- 3-4 year olds
- Kindergarten and 1st grade
- 2nd - 5th grades
We're located on Carpenter Rd. just south of Bemis. Click on the map below to get turn-by-turn directions:
Any questions? Contact us:
The CBC Youth Choir will be leading Sunday morning worship on Palm Sunday, April 9th. All children and youth age 5-16 are invited to participate. Practices will be held on Sundays after morning worship, starting in March. Four to twelve solo speaking parts and six solo singing parts are available. An informational meeting for parents and participants will be held on February 26th in room 127. Please contact Dashawne Kluttz for more information.
7th - 12th grade boys are invited on April 7 & 8 to the CBC Teens Boys Lock-In. The fun stats at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7 and goes all night until 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. This event was planned by some of our senior boys. Please sign up on the sheet outside the chapel after the service.
Answers for Women Conference: April 7 & 8
This year's conference theme is "Defend." Lots of great topics on defending your faith is packed into this year's conference schedule. Register for $115 with special early-bird discount (until February 1), which includes lunch on Saturday as well as tickets to the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter for yourself and special discounts for accompanying spouse and dependent family members! (Conference only: $85) The conference will be held at Florence Baptist Church in Florence, KY (florencebaptist.org) which is conveniently located between the Museum and the Ark. See AnswersForWomen.org for all the details and to register. Contact Sara Perkins with questions.
The whole church is invited on April 5 to Sumpter Roller Rink for a fun night of roller skating. The price for the event will be $5 per person, or $15 dollars for the whole family. This includes 3 hours of roller skating and skate rentals. We will be meeting at Sumpter Lanes, which is located at 19750 Sumpter Rd, Belleville, Michigan 48111. Sign-up outside the lobby after the service. Please contact Nick Buthman if you have any questions.
Get ready for AWANA Grand Prix 2017 on Sunday, March 26 at 5 p.m. Anyone can make and race a car, children or adults, even if you’re not involved in AWANA. This is an all church event and free food is provided, so plan to come and enjoy the race and the fellowship, even if you don’t make a car or have a child in AWANA. Cars cost $8 each and will be available for purchase on Sundays and Wednesdays in the lobby. contact Doug McIntosh for more information.
Attention college students and young adults: The Young Adult Ministry will be meeting at 3&UP on March 25 at 6 p.m. Come and enjoy the 1,100 games that they have to offer. The cost is $5. Please contact Nick Buthman if you have any questions. Sign up on the sheet outside the chapel after the service.
Juniors and seniors in high school are invited on March 25 to discuss the various decisions teens have to make as they prepare to graduate high school. We will meet in the teen room at 10 a.m. and there will be donuts provided. Please contact Nick Buthman if you have any questions. Sign up on the sheet outside the chapel after the service.
Attention 7th to 12th graders! The CBC Teens will be having a progressive dinner on Sunday, February 26th from 3:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. starting at CBC. A progressive dinner is when you travel from house to house eating one course at a time! The teens will spend time at each house eating and playing games. There will be a gospel presentation during the night, so this is a great opportunity to bring non- Christian friends. Please sign up in the lobby if you’re planning to come.
February Women’s Event: Friday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Many Christian women are unprepared to share compassionate answers with those who are hurting. CBC women, 18 and older, join us for an evening together on Friday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m. as we hear from Camille Cates from Healing Hearts Ministries International as she shares her testimony and discusses how we as Christian women can nd hope and healing to those who are hurting from abortion. Her message will inspire you to bring the grace of the gospel of Jesus to any hurting mother or family member of an aborted child. A light dinner will be provided in the main foyer area and the video will be in room 133. Please note that this is event will be for adults only. No children please. Childcare will be available for this event. Please RSVP by signing up at the table just outside the chapel by Sunday, February 5. Also, contact Becca Arnold (734.353.0868) by the 5th to make arrangements for childcare. Contact Kristin Beck (734.218.2831) with any other questions.
The youth group is going on their annual trip to Lake Ann on February 3rd to the 5th for Freeze Out. If you would like more information about this event, or if you would like to help financially support a teen attend, please contact Dan Head for more details.
You can register online at http://lakeanncamp.com
Game Night: Friday, January 13 at 7 p.m.
Women 18 and older are invited to room 127 for a night of games and fellowship. Bring your favorite game and a snack to share. (Please bring your snack in a disposable container.) Water will be provided. Contact Marsha Jones if you have any questions.
Join us at Camp Barakel on January 13-15 for the Father-Son retreat. This is a great opportunity to connect with your son(s) and enjoy fellowship with other men from Calvary. The speaker again this year is Tom Harmon and the cost is $185 for one father-son pair and $85 for each additional son. You can register and pay online at http://campbarakel.org
This year Christmas is on Sunday. To celebrate our Lord and remember his birth, we will be worshipping twice with two different services with distinct messages in each:
- Join us on Christmas eve at 6 p.m. for our Christmas eve service
- Join us again on Sunday morning, Christmas day, for our regular Sunday worship service at 10 a.m.
All children and youth from ages 4 to 16 are invited to participate in the Calvary Christmas Choir.
We will sing at American House in Ypsilanti on December 4 at 4 p.m. as well as leading worship at Calvary during the main service on Sunday, December 18th.
Practices are every Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 127.
Ladies 18 and older, bring a Christmas ornament and join us for fellowship, dinner, and ornament exchange on Friday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. Sign up at the table just outside the chapel no later than Sunday, December 4.
Child care will be available but arrangements must be made in advance by contacting Veronica Slayton by Wednesday, November 30. Please contact Kim Burgan with questions.
No Calvary Classes on Sunday, November 27
Due to Thanksgiving, there will be no Calvary Classes for children or adults on Sunday, November 27. Calvary Classes will resume on Sunday, December 4 at 9 a.m.
The Sunday worship service will begin at 10 a.m. as usual on November 27.
No Midweek Ministries this Week
There is no AWANA, CBC Teens, Small Groups or Prayer Meeting this Wednesday night, November 23 due to Thanksgiving. Midweek Ministries will resume on Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Help Stock the Food Pantry for Christmas & Thanksgiving!
Pack up a bag of non-perishable, non-expired food and toiletry items and bring to church NEXT Sunday, November 20 to fill up the food pantry to help those in need. Just one paper bag filled with items can be a great blessing to others this holiday season. Pick up a flyer for a list of ideas of what to fill your bag with. When you arrive at church, just bring your bag inside. Contact Kim Burgan if you have any questions.