Oaklawn/Sunview Service Day

Posted by Alan on March 18, 2016


April 16  |  starting at 7:30 a.m.

Meet a the Oaklawn Thrift Store (4858 S. Clifton, Wichita)

Work day to help clean up in the Oaklawn and Sunview neighborhoods.

Sign up on the bulletin board.

Youth (6th-12th Grade), you have a great opportunity to serve your community! We are serving
with the Oaklawn Improvement District and other volunteers to serve the Oaklawn and
Sunview neighborhoods by cleaning up trash, yard waste and dumped items.
Plan on working from 7:30 a.m. – Noon. Meet at the Oaklawn Thift Store (4858 S. Clifton, Wichita)

Lunch will be provide for all workers!
Sign up on the bulletin board by the church office by April 10.
Not just for teens! – College students, parents, singles, Keenagers - are you ready to get your hands dirty serving others? You can sign up too!

Trucks and/or trailers are especially needed for hauling trash.
If you have questions please see Pastor Bowman (bowman@cbcks.org).

Trek Overnighter

Posted by Alan on March 8, 2016



The Trek Overnighter is a great event for Middle School (6th-8th grade) students in Trek. Please contact Pastor Bowman (bowman@cbcks.org) for more details.

Summer Camp 2016

Posted by Alan on March 2, 2016


High School Camp

June 27 - July 2

Camp Eden in Golden, Colorado

It's time to plan for summer camp! If you are in grades 9th-12th, join us June 27 - July 2 for a camping experience you won't forget. Camp Eden is an adventure camp as well as a great place to grow spiritually. 

We need you to register by May 1st. Registration is online this year. Register Here.

Total cost is $280.


Middle School Camp

July 10 - 26

Iowa Regular Baptist Camp (IRBC) in Ventura, Iowa

Students 6th - 8th grade! You are invited to come to camp with us! 

We need your registration by May 1st. 
Turn in registration forms and $25.00 non-refundable registration fee to Pastor Bowman (make checks payable to “CBC”). Download and print out this registration form, or pick a brochure up at Calvary Baptist Church.

Total Cost is $295.

Prepare for Awana Games 2016!

Posted by Alan on February 23, 2016

April 9, 2016  |  9:00 a.m.

Immanuel Baptist Church

3 mandatory practices at CBC gym:
March 19
March 26
April 2

To compete in the games, RSVP with Caleb and Crystal Vrbas. 

Bible Quiz 2016 results

Posted by Alan on February 23, 2016


This year's Awana Bible Quiz took place at Morningstar Community Church. Many teams from churches all over Kansas participated. Awana clubbers 3rd -6th grade were quizzed on their knowledge and memorization of God's Word.

Calvary Baptist Church had 8 clubbers in the quiz. 

Our Book 1 team took 4th place.

  • Nathaniel
  • Madelyn


Book 2 team placed 1st!

  • Griffen
  • Madison
  • Joley


Our book 4 team placed 4th.

  • Nora
  • Keisha
  • Matthew

Youth Group Bowling with the Faith Chorale

Posted by Alan on February 17, 2016


Saturday, March 12  |  5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Youth (6th-12th Grade), come out Saturday, March 12 for a fun event with the Chorale from Faith Baptist Bible College. We’ll have dinner at the church and then go bowling at Derby Bowl.We'll be back to the church by 8:00 p.m.

Sign up by March 6.

Please bring $4.00 to help cover the cost of bowling.

If you have any questions please contact Pastor Bowman:
Email: bowman@cbcks.org

Faith Baptist Bible College Chorale Concert

Posted by Alan on February 16, 2016


Sunday, March 13  |  10:30 a.m.

We are excited the Faith Chorale is able to present their full concert (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes). Join us for this powerful presentation!

We live in challenging times. Many have lost sight of God's redeeming grace to mankind. Faith Baptist Bible College Chorale presents Redemption Accomplished. A program that examines His redemptive plan from the Garden of Eden to the believer's completed redemption in Heaven. 

The Chorale is on tour throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Colorado, and they will present Redemption Accomplished at Calvary Baptist Church on Sunday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the morning service. 

The Faith Chorale team will be participating in the youth group activity on Saturday night, March 12. 

CBC members - the Faith team needs lodging for the night of Saturday, March 12. Consider opening your home to a couple of the students to stay the night. Stop by the bulletin board by the office to add your name to the list. Thanks! The Chorale members will be at the church at 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening to meet you and catch a ride home with you. 

Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast 2016

Posted by Alan on January 13, 2016

Empowered to Connect


Thank you to everyone who attended the conference. We had a great time learning about how to connect with kids from hard places. Check back later for information on upcoming events.


  • Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast
  • 2 day conference helping us understand how to connect with "children from hard places"
  • April 8-9, 2016
  • Reserve your workbook (fill out the form below)
  • Conference: Free  |  Workbook: $5.50

Calvary Baptist Church
1636 E. Patriot Ave
Derby, Kansas 67037

Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope, hosts the Empowered To Connect Simulcast — a two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, teachers, Awana workers, churches, and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be.

The conference features Dr. Karyn Purvis and is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers, agency professionals, church staff and ministry leaders, counselors, therapists and others.

Calvary Baptist Church invites you to this live simulcast April 8-9, 2016. We are excited that we can offer this conference at very little cost to you... just the cost of the workbook! Fill out the form below to register and reserve your copy of a workbook ($5.50, collected at the event). 

The doors open at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 8. We will provide light snacks at break times. 

Lunch is on-your-own from 12:00 to 1:30 on Friday and Saturday.

No childcare will be provided. 

For professionals in the Social Work field, consider registering for continuing education credits. 


Empowered To Connect

Derby Operation Holiday Youth Group activity

Posted by Alan on December 2, 2015

Derby Operation Holiday

December 12, 2015

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Start and end at the church.
  • Bring a sack lunch.
  • Sign up by December 6.

6-12th Graders! Save the date to come volunteer with Derby Operation Holiday!
It will be a great time serving our community!
We will start and end at the church but will be serving at The Power House in Derby and other locations as needed. Please bring a sack lunch.
Sign up on the bulletin board by the church office by Sunday, December 6.

Merry Christmas!

Posted by Alan on November 17, 2015

We invite you to these special events during the Christmas season. 


Soup Supper and Christmas Caroling

Friday, December 11  |  6:00 p.m.
Supper at 6:00
Bring soup or chili along with a dessert or "fixin's" (cheese, crackers, sour cream, etc.). Please bring enough for your family plus a little extra. We'll provide the drinks and dinnerware.
Caroling at 7:00
We're headed out into the community to carol at local businesses. We'll also visit some nursing homes and shut-ins to spread Christmas cheer. Dress warm! We'll take the church vans and bus.
Dessert at 8:00
Return to the church gym to warm up with friends and dessert!

Christmas Vespers Service

Sunday, December 13  |  6:00 p.m.

This is one of our favorite Christmas services - a night of worshiping Christ through music.
If you are interested in participating in the Vespers service through playing or singing music, sign up on the sheet by the office. If you are musician 8th grade or lower, consider playing in the special prelude to the service. Contact Pastor Fuller with questions.

Chris-Myth Busters - Joy Singers Christmas Play

Sunday, December 20  |  6:00
The Joy Singers children's choir presents Chris-Myth Busters. 
As Mrs. Edwards prepares her home for Christmas with the help of some young volunteers, the girls learn that there is a difference between knowing the facts of the Christmas story and understanding the truth of Christmas. The Joy Singers choir present the gospel through drama and music - great new music as well as beloved favorites.