Past Events for 2016
International Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - December 24, 2016
Children's Christmas Play "Attest These Merry Gentlemen" - December 11, 2016
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Children’s Christmas Craft Day November 16, 2016 click here to see photos
On Tuesday, October 25, the Calvary Seniors met in the Fellowship Hall/Social Room at Calvary from 1 – 3 pm
Pastor Ruth explained our position supporting Patty Jenkins who is a chaplain serving overseas in the Middle East. Ruth provided cards for members to write Chaplain Jenkins a message introducing themselved. Ruth will mail the cards.
We worked on special project of "Thanksgiving Blessings" which Wendy will mail to some of our shut-in or friends with special prayer needs (14 cards). We said a prayer for each person as we prepared their "Thanksgiving Blessisngs" from Calvary Baptist Church. Each member there helped and added their name and a special scripture.
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International Potluck Dinner October 15, 2016
Cavalry Baptist is such a diverse congregation. Celebrating our international dinner was spectacular. Everyone showed up with their favorite dishes. Music playing , all of us singing. It was truly a wonderful time together. Thank you everyone for coming out and sharing your family favorites. It also was a blessing that everyone stayed and worked together to clean up afterwards too. Very nice to see so many of our church family join in the fun. God bless you and keep you. 45 people attended.
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Family Fun Night September 10, 2016
Thanks to all those who brought the delicious foood to share!
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Thank you to everyone who came out for Family Fun Night on Saturday, September 10th. A great time was had by all.Thanks especially to Wendy Wallace, Jane Baumer, and Susan and Bruce Edwards for all of their hard work in planning the event, setting up and cleaning up — and to Susan for the fun games. Thanks also to the grill master Drew Wright and his assistant Fred Ray best hot dogs ever We had about 34 attend; 29 adults and 6 kids.
The Calvary Baptist Olympics were held at Family Fun Night!
The athletes did great and it was very close… Trisha Armstrong - 1st place; Dan Akaolisa - 2nd place; Naomi Akaolisa - 3rd place; Faith Akaolisa - best all around athlete; and the McCracken family — best all around team!!!
Third Annual Jazz in the Courtyard on July 30, 2016
The rain moved us inside tonight, but the music is still full of sunshine!
Thank you to The Maryland Defense Force Band for another great year of beautiful music!
House Blessing Ceremony (Calvary Seniors) June 28, 2016
On Tuesday, June 28th, the Calvary Seniors traveled to Bel Air, MD to Catherine Ebelein's new home for a House Blessing Ceremony. Pastor Ruth Kulkarni lit a candle and performed the blessing by anointing the doorway with olive oil and the sign of the cross. Pastor Ruth read Proverbs 24:3-4: "By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established;through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures". Catherine was given the following gifts:
The group read the poem "Bless This House" by Helen Taylor in unison. The following friends from Calvary were present: Phyllis Cooper, Ann Earles, Doris Hoyer, George Stover, Wendy Wallace and
In May Catherine Ebelein moved from her home of 64 years to Harford Senior Housing to begin a new chapter in her life.
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Installation Service August 14, 2016
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Reverend Dr. William Sean Lee and Reverend Sarah W. Lee were installed as Co-Pastors of Calvary Baptist Church.
"Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power." Ephesians 3:7 King James Version (KJV)
Participating in the service were:
Reverend Ruth Kulkarni - Call to Worship & Invocation
Motley Choir: "Heart of Worship"
Dr. James Harrision: Charge to the Church
Reverend Robert Ross: Prayer for the Church & the Lord's Prayer
Charge to the Pastors: Revered Linda Nepstad
Reverened Dr. James Mitchell Harrison serves the Region of the South as Regional Executive Minister for American Baptist Churches, USA.
Pastor Linda Nepstad is the Senior Pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, MD.
On Sunday, June 5th the Calvary Baptist Church congregation voted to call Reverend Dr. William Sean and Reverend Sarah W. Lee to be permanent pastors of our church. They have accepted the position and an official installation will be on August 14, 2016. After an extensive process, the pastors and congregation are very happy and excited to move to this new period in our history.
Special thanks go to each member of the Pastor Search Committee for their hard work. Kudos to
Terry Dunkin, Susan Edwards, Tammy Geelhaar, Craig Howard, Frank Kaufmann, Diana Romano, and Drew Wright.
Sight and Sound Bus Trip for "Samson" June 22, 2016 click here to see photos
Children's Swim Party July 9, 2016 Click here to see photos
Youth Day May 8, 2016 "Pirates of the“I Don’t Care” - ibbean click here to see photos
Ladies Tea April 26, 2016 click here to see photos
Joyce Keedy's first "official" Sunday as Organist/Choir Director -Sunday April 3, 2016 click here to see more details
Youth Easter Play "Mr. Pigg's Easter Eggstravaganza" March 27, 2016 Click here to see