All In: Mission Conference 2020

Posted by Alan on September 23, 2020


October 9-11, 2020

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Guest Speaker:
Paul Seger
General Director of Biblical Ministries Worldwide

Guest Missionaries:
Jesse and Tena Luper 
Serving with Native American Bible Ministries
Jacquelyn Davis
National Intern Coordinator for Children's Bible Ministries
with - Intern Team from Children's Bible Ministries

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Friday, October 9

6:00 - Food for You and Your Crew Meal

This  ministry  is  provided  by  the  church  to  enable  your  family  to  make  it  to  the services  without  worrying  about  meal  prep  or  clean-up.  There  will  be  a  basket for  donations  to  help  defray  the  cost.    Sign up  at  the  table  in  the  foyer  to take advantage of this  ministry! 

7:00 - Service
Missionary Report: Jesse and Tena Luper
Message: Paul Seger - What is the Great Commission?

7:00 - Kids Conference
Jacquelyn  Davis’  team  from  Children’s  Bible  Ministries  is  hosting  this  missionfocused  time  to  introduce  kids  to  missionaries  and  help  them  engage  in missions  for  themselves.  Kids  up  to  5th  grade  are  encouraged  to  attend  on Friday  and Saturday  evening  and during the Sunday  School  hour and Sunday Morning  service.  No  Kids’  Conference  on  Sunday  evening.  Sign up  at  the table in the foyer to  take  advantage of this  ministry! 

Saturday, October 10
5:00 - Cards and Care Packages
This  is  a  hands-on  activity  time  to  pack  care  packages  and  create  personal cards  and letters  to our missionaries.   We will  have supplies  for making  cards.
TODAY -  Check  out the Care  Package  “Wish  Lists” in the west hallway.    Sign your  name  next  to  the  items  you  want  to  donate  &  take  a  shopping  list as  a reminder.   Purchase the items  &  drop them off  in  the  collection bins.   
6:00 - Food for You and Your Crew Meal
7:00 - Service and Kids Conference
Missionary Report: Jacquelyn Davis
Message: Paul Seger - Being a Sending Church

Sunday, October 11

9:15 - Combined Adult Sunday School and Kids Conference
Message: Paul Seger - Missions and Prayer

10:30 - Morning Service and Kids Conference
Message: Paul Seger - Missions and Me

6:00 - Evening Service  |  Missionary Panel Q&A



All In: Take the Next Step

If you’ve been around the church for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the Great Commission. Go into all the world and preach the gospel. That’s a pretty hefty mission.

Perhaps it’s been a while since you considered what your part in this mission is. Or maybe you’re not sure you even need to be a part. (That’s what missionaries are for, after all) It’s so massive; someone else will probably have to do it.

Maybe you have been thinking about it and you would love to do something to bring the gospel to more people, but you’re not sure what to do next.

Maybe you’re active in your part of the mission, but getting bogged down.

At Mission Conference 2020 – All In, we’ll help you find your place, experience refreshment, and take the next step as we go All In for the Great Commission!

Paul Seger, General Director of Biblical Ministries Worldwide, joins us as the main speaker on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to preach and encourage us to take the next step to be all in.

Missionary guests include Jacquelyn Davis and a team from Children’s Bible Ministries, and Jesse and Tena Luper who serve Native American tribes.

On Friday and Saturday evening, we’ll have Food for You and Your Crew provided by the church at 6:00 before the service begins at 7:00. On Saturday afternoon, look forward to a hands-on activity as we fill care packages and write cards and notes to each of our missionary families.

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Kids are welcome at the Kids’ Conference, hosted by the team from Children’s Bible Ministries. This mission-focused time will introduce kids to missionaries and help them engage in missions for themselves. Kids K-5th grade are encouraged to attend on Friday and Saturday evening, as well as during the Sunday School and Sunday Morning service. No Kids’ Conference on Sunday evening.

Sunday evening will feature a mission panel made up of our guest missionaries. They will be answering your questions! Submit your question by writing it out and placing it in the Q&A box in the foyer or by emailing and putting Missions Q&A in the subject line. 

What's Your Next Step?

Give (Intentionally)

Designate additional funds to "missions" and special projects.

Pray (Specifically)

Subscribe to receive regular updates from missionaries.

Connect (Directly)

Contact and communicate personally with missionaries.

Reach (Personally)

Share the gospel with someone and lead them to follow Christ.

Paul Seger, General DirectorGuest Speaker: Paul Seger 
General Director of Biblical Ministries Worldwide

Paul has served as the General Director of Biblical Ministries Worldwide since 1994.  He grew up in Nigeria where his parents served as missionaries for many years.  After graduating from Appalachian Bible College and Faith Baptist Bible College, Paul served as assistant pastor at Community Baptist Church of Reidsville, North Carolina.  The Segers began their missionary service with Biblical Ministries Worldwide in 1975. 

Paul’s wife, Joan, also grew up on the mission field as her parents served in Malawi and Zimbabwe.  Joan ministers to missionary ladies, missionary kids, and churches in the United States.  The Segers have two children, Ryan and Joanna, and presently live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Prior to their current ministry, Paul and Joan served as missionary church planters for 17 years in South Africa.  Their ministry focused upon the European population in that country.  Together the Segers formed a team to plant churches, disciple new believers, and train leadership for the churches they established.  They were involved in starting three churches and training pastors through the Church Ministries Institute.

The focus of the Seger’s ministry is one of giving visionary leadership to Biblical Ministries Worldwide while helping the international workers served by BMW succeed in their ministries.  The Segers are committed to the strengthening of American churches and assisting them toward greater mobilization and effective service on the mission fields of the world.

Read his blog here.

Jesse and Tena LuperJesse and Tena Luper
Association of Baptist for World Evangelism (ABWE)
Ministering to Native Americans

Short weekly glimpses of how God is at work in North America to stir your worship and prayers

What is life like as a Native American? It has been said that Native Americans are one of the least-reached people groups in North America. Horrifically painful memories are still deeply embedded in the fabric of generations. Years after the Trail of Tears and the damaging effect of boarding school assimilation, the trauma cycle continues. Life on an Indian Reservation is often one of poverty, alcoholism, limited opportunities, and high suicide rates. One might find work at a chicken or lumber factory, or in living off of the land. Life is often lived in the moment, with little hope for the future. There is a lack of trust for the white man and it can take a long time to build trust.

If you were to sit down and talk to Jesse and Tena Luper about their years of living with and serving their Native American friends, you would get to sense a bit of the love in God’s eyes and heart for this least-reached people. Because of Jesse’s Delaware and Cherokee roots, they understand and have an informed, special compassion for their friends. 

In 2008, after joining ABWE, the Lupers moved to Vancouver, British Colombia where they served among First Nations reservations for five years. Upon returning to the States, God led them to partner with Native American Bible Ministries and Academy in Oklahoma. Throughout the years, the Lord has allowed them to come alongside pastors in a mentoring role, train leaders, teach auto mechanics and financial management, fix up the NAMB Bible college, and recruit students. They understand what it is to live among their Native American community and make themselves available. They want to be there to meet people at their point of need, in crises when they want to talk, opening their home to listen and share.

Through ministry to Native Americans, God has given Jesse and Tena glimpses of what He is like. 

They see His faithfulness when those who come to know Him are seeing that they can trust Him, and trust what He says.

When Tena sees her friends hurting so deeply, even if it is hurt from their own doing, she sees God’s heart of mercy and grace.

They see how our God is not helpless, though they can feel helpless seeing people in incredible pain and dysfunction all around them.

They have witnessed our God as the One who brings total transformation.
They have seen His heart for individuals, the Shepherd who leaves the ninety-nine to seek out the one.

Jacquelyn (JP) DavisJacquelyn (JP) Davis
Intern Program Coordinator
Children's Bible Ministries (CBM)

Meet Jacquelyn Paige Davis!
She was born in Wichita, Kansas and trusted Christ as her Lord and Savior at the tender age of 6. At the age of 10, she began to develop a very personal relationship with God and a desire to serve Him for the rest of her life. After her senior year of high school, she served as a camp counselor for CBM’s Camp Ta-Pa-Win-Go in Watauga, TN.
The next year, she accepted an internship with Smoky Mountain Christian Village, where God taught her about full-time ministry and many people skills. It was the Director there God would eventually use to call her to ministry at CBM’s Camp Gilead in Polk City, FL. She served as Summer Camp Counselor in 2012, Registrar Intern from 2012-2013, and Head Female Counselor in summer of 2014.
She returned home to Kansas, desiring to be in full-time ministry but not sure where or how. God needed some time to mold, shape and train her and did so through her home church, family, and job at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Wichita.
In September of 2015, she was approached by the CBM National Directors and she began praying about the position of CBM National Intern Coordinator. God began to move! By November, she had accepted the position and started raising support. By January 11th she had moved from Kansas to the Smoky Mountains to begin her new ministry! When God is at work, it is amazing to see the results!
As CBM National Intern Coordinator, Jacquelyn is the primary point of contact for all interns. She fosters an environment of accountability, manages intern schedules and acts as an advocate on behalf of each intern. Her responsibilities also include recruiting trips, reading and following up with all applications, and creating and updating social media pieces.




Many communities of the world are oral cultures, using verbal communication for every aspect of their lives.

“Render” is a software tool that creates culturally relevant oral materials for their own language group – guiding the user through an entirely oral translation process by listening and speaking.

The “RENDER” software for the Maleo Project start-up is
Help meet this goal by designating an offering to the “Render Project.”

Farewell Reception for Intern Luke Treiber

Posted by Alan on August 4, 2020

Sunday, August 9 | After the PM Service

Join us as we say good-bye and express our appreciation to Luke Treiber for his service as intern this summer. He will be returning to Faith Baptist Bible College.
We will have a cookie reception and fellowship in the gym after the evening service. We will continue to follow social distancing protocols.



June 26

6:00 - 8:30 pm

Two activities at the same time! 

Middle School Activity - at the Bowman's.

  • This is for students who just finished 6-8th grade.
  • The Bowman's address is 1257 N Westview Dr. in Derby

High School Activity - at the Hartzell's.

  • This is for students who just finished 9-12th grade.
  • The Hartzell's address is 1444 N. Community Dr. in Derby.

We will be having walking tacos for dinner, which will be provided along with dessert. The evening will include time for games, hanging out, and a devo from God’s Word.

Sign up on the bulletin board by the church office or text Pastor Bowman (threeonesix-655-3148) so we know you’re coming! Hope to see you there!

Father's Day Fellowship 2020

Posted by Alan on June 10, 2020



June 21, 2020

After the Evening Service

In the gym

Honor your Dad on Father's Day with this special church tradition!

Bring enough pie for your family plus a little extra to share with others – after the service you can choose a favorite slice (or two or three!). You can help the social committee by bringing your pie pre-sliced and dropping it off at the kitchen before service starts between 5:30-5:55.

Don’t miss this great time of church family fellowship & games –

  • Table Games
  • 9-square in the air
  • Ga-ga Pit
  • Ping-pong
  • Carpetball
  • ... and new Pickleball!


Team Calvary at Youth Horizon Sun Run 2020

Posted by Alan on February 25, 2020

Easter Sun Run 2020

From the Sun Run Website


Dear Easter Sun Run Community, 

The past week has been full of turmoil and uncertainty for our country, and world. While we are deeply disappointed that we will not be able to host the Easter Sun Run at Sedgwick County Park next month, the mission of the Easter Sun Run will go on, as it is one of our biggest fundraisers for the work of Youth Horizons. I am happy to announce that the Easter Sun Run is going virtual. We are prioritizing health and safety of our runners, volunteers, and staff and are responding to guidance from health and governmental officials. 

How will a virtual run work? On the weekend of Easter, instead of gathering to run/walk at Sedgwick County Park, we encourage you to go the distance you registered for, whether that's 2 miles or 10K, and whether that's running, walking, or skipping. Different location (your neighborhood, park, etc.). Same weekend. Same mission. Since this is our 26th year of the race, we see this virtual run as a time for us, as a community, to show our strength in a challenging time, and a chance to get out of the house to run or walk physically with family and friends and virtually with our community around the city and state. 

Registrants will still receive a very special t-shirt, a chance at door prizes, and a chance at medals if you choose the option to join the virtual race. Please encourage others who have yet to sign up to still join you! 

If running virtually is not of interest to you, you can transfer your registration into a donation to Youth Horizons. That money will go directly to serving at-risk youth in our community and training the adults that work with them to be the best advocates and role models they can be. 

Whether you choose to support us by being a virtual runner or by donating, you are supporting our community in big ways and, in partnership with our sponsors, the mission of Youth Horizons and of the Easter Sun Run to fund that mission, will go on. If you have any questions about your registration, please contact us. 

Sincerely and so gratefully, 

Hayley Kaufman, Marketing Director for Youth Horizons

Sun Run Information



Night of Blessing!

Posted by Alan on January 28, 2020


Revelation 1:3 – “Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who
hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near.”
We’re going to do just that! The Night of Blessing is an event where we’re going to read aloud the entire book of Revelation!

 Saturday, February 22 – 6:00-8:30 p.m.
 Dinner is included
 This is specifically for the M.S. and H.S. youth but anyone is welcome to attend
 Sign up on the bulletin board or text Caleb by Wednesday, February 19.
Looking for Readers! – If you would like to be a public reader for this event, please contact Pastor Bowman!


Marriage Conference - Habits of a Healthy Marriage

Posted by Alan on January 24, 2020


Dr. Paul TrippFriday, February 28  |  6:00 - 8:30 pm
Saturday, February 29  |  8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Calvary Baptist Church, Derby, Kansas
Child Care provided (age 11 and under)
Friday dinner and Saturday breakfast included
Cost is $20 per person
Registration ended February 16.


Every marriage is guided by a set of habits. The question is: are they healthy habits that result in a God-honoring and joyful marriage, or are they bad habits that lead to a self-centered and strained marriage?
In this new 4-session seminar, pastor, marriage counselor, and best-selling author Dr. Paul Tripp will detail the good habits that need to be planted while identifying the bad habits that need to be uprooted for the marriage of your dreams to blossom.


Childcare will provided both Friday evening and Saturday morning. Sign kids up on the online registration form or on the bulletin board by the church office.

Each child will need to bring a sack lunch for dinner on Friday evening and snacks for Saturday morning.
Please feed them breakfast before arriving on Saturday morning as it will not be provided.

Please do not send anything that needs to be heated up or specially prepared.

We will provide some small portions of snacks during the event. If your child has special dietary needs, please pack some appropriate snacks.

Updated Info:

Dress comfortably. Bring your Bible and a good pen.


Friday Evening: Enter through the main church lobby

5:30 - Doors open / Meet & Greet / Pick up books

6:00 - Welcome and Introduction

6:30 - Dinner

7:30 - Session 1

Saturday Morning:

8:30 - Continental Breakfast

9:00 - Session 2

9:50 - Breakout Follow-up / Couples' Prayer

10:15 - Coffee, Snack Refresh

10:30 - Session 3

11:30 - Breakout Follow-up / Couples' Prayer

11:45 - Session 4

12:30 - Breakout Follow-up / Couples' Prayer



Winter Warm Up 2020

Posted by Alan on January 10, 2020


Sunday, January 26, 2020

Dinner at 6:00

Service starts at 6:45

Join us for this All Church Fellowship in the gym for a great time of preaching, music, food, and friends.

Bring: a crock pot of soup and desired toppings.
Drinks and desserts will be provided.

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Back to School Dodge Ball-O-Rama!

Posted by Alan on December 3, 2019


Saturday, January 4, 2020

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Bring a snack or drink to share

Sign up on the board 


The youth group is inviting the whole church to the Back to School Dodge Ball-O-Rama tournament! College and Career, 20’s & 30’s, Keenagers…and everyone in between!

Join the action or just come watch the fun! Saturday, January 4 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the gym. Teams will be divided at arrival. There will be a devotion from God’s word, snacks, encouragement and competition! We'll have other games available for those who don’t want to compete in the tournament.

Kids are welcome but only Middle School (6th grade) and older will be allowed in the tournament.

Sign up on the bulletin board – please indicate whether you’ll bring a snack or drink. Sign up even if you aren’t playing in the tournament!

Invite your friends and neighbors…it will be a BALLast!



Join us this Christmas Season!

Posted by Alan on November 26, 2019


Good News...Great Joy

Christmas at Calvary is a special time to remember the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. The announcement of His birth gave hope to a world bogged down by sin and despair. We hear this good news and can have great joy when we receive God's gift of salvation!

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Luke 2:10

No Wednesday Prayer Service or Awana Clubs on December 25 or January 1.

All Church Events

December Communion

Sunday, December 1  |  10:30 am

Communion during the Christmas season reminds us of the birth of the Child in Bethlehem and the death of the Man of Sorrows on the cross. 


Hymn Sing-Along Carols

Saturday, December 7  |  6-8 pm

Everyone is invited to join us at the church building in room E15-17 as we sing hymns and carols. This is a come-and-go event; come when you can, leave when you need to. Contact Rocky or Marianne Slagle with questions. 


Caroling and Soup Supper

Saturday, December 14  |  4:00 pm

Caroling @ 4:00 - Dress warm! We'll meet in the church gym and divide into groups to carol to the community at Derby Marketplace and visit nursing homes and shut-ins. The church vans will be available to transport some carolers, but the rest need to be prepared to follow in personal vehicles or carpool with others.

Soup Supper @ 6:00 - Join us back at the church gym after carolers return. Bring soup or chili along with the fixin's (cheese, crackers, sour cream) and a dessert. Bring enough to feed your family plus a few extras. Drinks and dinnerware will be provided.

Please note: Caroling has been moved to Saturday afternoon in order to better coordinate with the schedules of those we minister to.


Annual Christmas Food and Gift Shower for our pastors and their families

Sunday Evening, December 15

Show your love and appreciation for the Holcombs, the Bowmans, the Fullers, and the Dursos, by bringing food or gifts to the kitchen on Sunday evening. Contact Darrel Cotton with questions.

 Have you heard? Christmas Choir Cantata

Christmas Choir Cantata

Have You Heard?
A Celtic Christmas Celebration

Sunday, December 22  |  6:00 pm

The Calvary Choir revisits the Christmas story using the captivating Celtic musical language. There's something wonderfully compelling about Celtic music with its lively rhythms from the hoop drum and the stylistic ornamentation used by the whistles and pipes. It's unique and joyous music. What better way to tell the joyful story of Christmas!

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Ministry Group Activities

Blessings Ladies (widows and single women over age 50)

Christmas Celebration

Saturday, December 14  |  12 noon

The Blessings ladies are invited to a Christmas celebration at Victoria Tully's home. A white elephant gift exchange and surprise entertainment are planned. 

Please bring a new or gently used, wrapped gift and your favorite Christmas dish (meat will be provided). Sign up on the Blessing bulletin board across from the church Library. Contact Joyce Mann with questions.



Christmas Soup Supper and Gift Exchange

Saturday, December 21  |  4:30 pm

Join us in the church gym for some good food and fellowship at our annual Soup Supper & Gift Exchange. 

Sign up on the Keenager bulletin board (down the west hallway) and indicate what food you plan to bring. Each person is asked to bring a gift ($10 or more) to exchange. Contact Darrel Cotton with questions.