Church on the Lawn

Posted by Alan on May 15, 2019


Update: It's still on! We're just having it in the gym due to the lawn being wet. Please bring your lawn chairs. 

BBQ Pork Lunch and Church on the Lawn

May 26, 2019

  • 12:00 - lunch
  • 1:00 - Outdoor service with music and a message
  • Sign up in the main foyer by May 19.

Join us for an afternoon of church family fellowship after the regularly scheduled morning service. 

A complete BBQ pork meal will be provided by the church.

Sign up in the foyer so we can know how much food to prepare.

Lunch will begin at noon, followed by an afternoon service with music and a message from Keith Marshall at 1:00. 

Bring lawn chairs/picnic blankets and a shade canopy if you have one. Stay for the afternoon to fellowship or play yard games. 

No evening service.


Jubilate! Handbell Choir Concert

Posted by Alan on May 2, 2019

Jubilate Handbell Choir

May 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Calvary Baptist Church

Derby, Kansas


The name Jubilate refers to an outburst of joy and triumph as in Psalm 100: "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth!" This 11-member English handbell choir from Appalachian Bible College is traveling to churches and schools in Illinois, Kansas, and Colorado in May 2019.

The theme of the program is Made to Serve, built around Hebrews 11:8: “By faith when [Abraham] was called to go out… he obeyed… not knowing where he was going.”

Besides five octaves of handbells, the Jubilate program incorporates additional instruments, drama and testimonies, and a brief challenge from Dr. Anderson at the closing. The concert is engaging and inspiring for all ages. Admission is free. 

Learn more about Jubilate

If you are interested in housing students on the night of May 14 after the concert, please fill out a Housing Form (find them outside the church office) and turn it into the church office. 


Ladies' Retreat: Abiding in the Word

Posted by Alan on April 16, 2019


Ladies 8th grade and up        

Friday & Saturday, May 10-11

Have you found yourself frustrated, confused, or unsure of what to do in your devotions? Maybe you are a long time Christian who needs a refresher? Join us as we debunk myths of the "quiet time" and find out what God's Word says about how we should study it!

Join with ladies from 8th grade and up as we share how God has faithfully met us in our time Abiding in the Word!


  • Friday               6:00 – 9:00 pm               Dinner served

We will dismiss so you can go home and sleep in your own bed.

  • Saturday           9:00 am – 3:00 pm         Breakfast/Lunch Served


Sign up on the bulletin board by the Church office. Contact Anita Hartzell with questions.

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Youth and Adult Men's Retreat

Posted by Alan on April 3, 2019


April 26-27

Friday 6 pm - Saturday 5 pm

Youth (8th grade and older) and adult men,come out for a fun weekend camping out and spending time in God’s Word! This retreat will take place at the Davis land in Grenola.

Church vans and car pool will meet at the church at 6 p.m. on Friday, the 26th and will return at 5 p.m. on Saturday, the 27th.

Sign up on the bulletin board and mark whether you are coming Friday night or Saturday morning. 
This is for the youth, 8th grade up through 96 years old. Get some challenging and encouraging words from our speakers, and enjoy the spring weather in the outdoors, fishing, hiking, camping and clay shooting. 
Things to Bring: 
  • Friday night steak, ready to throw on the grill. 
  • Camping gear for sleeping. ( There is space and beds indoors, but bring your sleeping bags )
  • Bible 
  • Note pads. 
  • Shotgun (optional)
  • Fishing gear (optional) 
  • Lawn chairs
  • Yard games 


6pm - Load up at CBC and travel to Grenola, Kansas
8pm - Dinner. Bring your own steak. Sides will be provided.
9pm - Testimony around the fire and worship. 
9:30pm - Free time 
7:00am - Personal devotions, personal prayer time. Feel free to find a quiet place.
8:30am - Breakfast off the grill (pancakes eggs)
9:30am - Testimony
10:00am - Clay shooting. 
11:30am - Free time (fishing, hiking, games, NO guns.)
1:30pm - Lunch (fish fry.)  
2:00pm - Testimony
4:00pm - Load up & travel back to CBC



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Nerf War!

Posted by Alan on April 3, 2019


Friday, April 19, 5:00 - 8:30 pm. 

3rd - 7th graders, get ready for an awesome Nerf War!

Pizza and nerf war!
  • 9 Square and lots of other games!
  • Devotion from the Word!

Bring: your own nerf gun, eye/safety glasses, nerf ammo (you may lose some!)

If you do not have a nerf gun contact Caleb Bowman. Sign up on the bulletin board by the church office or text Caleb (316-655-3148) to sign up!

Passover Seder Service

Posted by Alan on March 12, 2019


Sunday Evening

April 7, 2019

5 pm

Meal Provided

Free Ticket Required - Sign up at the table in the CBC foyer

Passover is the annual festival of remembrance celebrated worldwide by the Jewish people and many Christians. 

On April 7, we will conduct a special service and meal called a Seder. At Passover, we remember the deliverance of the ancient Israelites from the bondage of slavery in Egypt. The blood of the lamb was spread on the door frame so the Death Angel would pass over. 

We also remember how God made possible all mankind's ultimate deliverance from the bondage of sin by the blood of another lamb, Jesus Christ, the Messiah.

You don't want to miss this special evening. Experience a traditional Jewish Passover Seder with an emphasis on Jesus the Messiah and His Last Supper. This night will certainly be different from any other - come celebrate your deliverance with us!

This event is free - tickets are required.

Sign up at the table in the foyer to reserve your place!

Children are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Evening Events:

5:00 - 6:00 Seder

This will be an enjoyable, family-oriented time recreating a Passover meal in the dining room of a Jewish family. Each table will display the traditional elements, and we will go through the meal step-by-step explaining the significance of each part.

More than a Jewish tradition, this time together will be a joyous remembrance of our deliverance from the bondage of sin through the death of the Lamb - Jesus Christ.

6:00 - 7:00 Meal

The Seder service will be followed by a church-family dinner.

The meal will be provided by the church.

7:00 - 7:30 Seder Conclusion

We will wrap up this special evening of blessing and remembering God's goodness and provision.

Join Team Calvary in the Easter Sun Run

Posted by Alan on February 19, 2019

Sun Run 2019

Easter Sun Run 2019 - Youth Horizons

April 20, 2019

Sedgwick County Park (Behind the Zoo)

Sunflower Shelter

13th St. Between Zoo Blvd. & Ridge Rd.

Race Times:

10K starts — 8:30 a.m.
2-Mile Run — 10:00 a.m.
2-Mile Walk — 10:00 a.m.

The Easter Sun Run is one of the premier 10K and 2-mile road races in the Midwest. It’s also one of the major fundraisers for Youth Horizons – a nonprofit working to break the cycle of fatherlessness through mentoring and residential programs.

  • 10K Race begins @ 8:30am
  • Family Fun Zone, Easter Egg Hunt, & Music
  • 2-mile Race & Walk start @ 10am
  • (Walkers trail runners and are not chipped timed)
  • BBQ after the 2-mile Race (Included with your registration)
  • Awards for 10K and 2 mile run start at 10:30am
  • We plan to take some photos of Team Calvary! (around 11am)

Packet pickup (T-shirt, race bib if appropriate)

  • Race packets may be picked up on Thursday or Friday, April 18 and 19 at Youth Horizons between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • For those who pick up packets at Youth Horizons, you will be get a chance to win a great door prize from a local business!
  • On race day - Saturday April 20th, you may pick up your race packet at the Sunflower Shelter at Sedgwick County Park before the race.
  • If anyone is unable to pick up their race packet because of changes to your schedule, Bill Eades will check with Youth Horizons staff at 10am to ensure those who registered with Calvary get their packets picked up to receive afterwards at Church. Please let Bill know if you are unable to attend the scheduled event.


  • Race parking is available near the 13th street entrance to Sedgwick County Park. 
  • Once you’ve entered the park, volunteers will direct you to the nearest spot. 
  • Please plan to arrive early so you will have plenty of time before your event. 
  • Overflow parking will be located near the 21st street entrance and a shuttle will be available to provide transportation to the event location.

Join Team Calvary at the Easter Sun Run, a fundraiser for the Youth Horizons organization. Run in the 10K, the 2-Mile Run, or the 2-Mile Walk. Or volunteer to help with this great event. Awards will be given to winners in all age groups. Kids will love the egg hunt. And don’t miss the BBQ dinner after the race.

Register to volunteer! (Check "Volunteering at Youth Horizons office or Events" and be sure to let them know you are from Calvary)

Register to run! Click "Join Group/Team" below. (Click here to open in a new page)




Social Media: An Axis Conversation

Posted by Alan on February 7, 2019

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

6:30-9:00 pm

Geared towards teens and parents, but everyone is invited!

Sign up on the bulletin board by the office or on the Facebook event.

Social media is a force in our world today and even more so in the life of a teen. From body image issues to life-changing stories, social media has its ups and downs (just like every past technology).

  • Video Series and Discussion
      • How social media platforms are designed to affect our lifestyle and habits
      • How to navigate social media use
      • How to talk with your kids about social media
  • Snacks
  • Parents are encouraged to attend with their teens!

Sign up on the bulletin board, on the Facebook event page or text Caleb to sign up!

Questions? Contact Caleb: six five five-3148 or

A Youth Activity for Parents!

Posted by Alan on January 18, 2019

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Sign up by Wednesday, January 30

Why should the teens have all the fun?! If your child is a student in Grades 6-12 then you won’t want to miss… a Youth activity FOR THE PARENTS!

  • Saturday, February 2 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Fun games
  • A taco bar for dinner
  • Fellowship with other parents
  • Youth ministry information for the rest of the school year and summer
  • Sign up by Wednesday, January 30

Empowered to Connect Simulcast

Posted by Alan on January 15, 2019


April 5-6, 2019

Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

Doors open at 8:30 am

Cost: $10 (pay at the door)
  • includes a workbook
Registration deadline is March 31. 
Come experience this live, two-day simulcast which is designed to help parents, mentors, ministry leaders, and professionals who work with children.
Session topics include skills to connect with your child, techniques to empower them to make good decisions and correct bad behaviors, and understand how trauma affects children from hard places.
This conference is specifically geared for adoptive and foster parents, however, it can be a great benefit for anyone working with children and for parents training their own biological children.
Featuring Trust-Based Relational Intervention® methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU to help bring attachment and connection in families. For more information about the conference and the speakers, visit the Empowered to Connect Conference Website

Professionals interested in receiving hours and a professional certificates are required to register with Show Hope and pay a separate fee. This is handled through the Show Hope organization. Visit for more information. We will have the needed paperwork on hand to track attendance. 
Simulcast at Calvary Baptist Church 
The simulcast begins promptly at 9 am. We'll open the doors at 8:30 am. 
Sign up below to let us know you are planning to attend and so we can get you a workbook. 
The simulcast is 9 am - 5 pm both Friday and Saturday (11 total hours of training). You can attend as few or as many sessions as your schedule allows. Check the schedule below to see all the sessions.
No childcare will be provided during the simulcast.

The simulcast will be in the Auditorium. Parking is available in front of the church in either the east or west parking lots. Enter the building through the main foyer entrance at the drive-under canopy. 

The simulcast will be in the Buffet Room, located near the Fellowship Hall.
Park in the east parking lot and enter through the Gym entrance (glass foyer). Look for the Empowered to Connect sign.  

Snacks will be provided during the morning and afternoon breaks. Lunch will be on your own. Many restaurants are located nearby, or you are welcome to bring a lunch.
Thank you for your interest in this important topic. We are glad to be able to offer this simulcast and we hope to see you there!

Registration has closed.

Registration deadline: March 31


Day 1 – Friday, April 5

9:00 – Welcome and Introductions Dan and Terri Coley

9:15 – TBRI & Trauma Daren Jones

10:30 – Break

10:45 – TBRI & Trauma: A Family Perspective Mark and Tona Ottinger

11:45 – TBRI & Trauma: Wrap-Up Daren Jones

12:15 – Lunch (1 hour and 15 minutes)

1:30 – Connecting Part One Amanda Purvis

3:00 – Break

3:15 – Connecting Part Two Amanda Purvis

3:45 – Connecting Through Play Cindy Lee

4:45 – Closing Remarks Dan and Terri Coley


Day 2 – Saturday, April 6

9:00 – Welcome and Review of Day 1 Daren Jones

9:30 – Empowering Sarah Mercado

10:30 – Break

10:45 – Empowering: An Occupational Therapist’s Perspective Marti Smith

11:45 – Empowering: Wrap-Up Sarah Mercado and Marti Smith

12:15 – Lunch (1 hour and 15 minutes)

1:30 – Correcting Amanda Purvis

3:00 – Break

3:15 – Correcting: A Family Perspective Mark and Tona Ottinger

4:15 – Correcting: Wrap-Up Amanda Purvis

4:45 – Closing Remarks