Click HERE to listen to past musical performances by our outstanding organist, groups and solo artists.
Oct 26th - Adult Choir, solo Heather Mager & duet Heather Mager/Becca Edwards
Nov 2nd - Adult Choir
Congratulations to Drew Wright! The world premier of his seven piece movement, The First Seven Days, was a huge success. The evening began with a variety of music performed by the members of Calvary (including Don Romano, Martha Wylie, Heather Mager, Becca Edwards, and Muriel Hopkins), followed by the world premier of The First Seven Days written by Drew Wright and performed by Rose Marie Davila and Muriel Hopkins. This seven movement piano suite depicts the 7 days of creation as described in Genesis. The concert was enjoyed by all, congratulations Drew! To view more photos from the evening, click HERE
Calvary Baptist Church Oct 20/30's Night on Fri the 10th! We had another great night of fun and fellowship. Thank you to all who attended, info on our November night coming soon! To see more photos from the night, click here
ACTC is in need of some specific items - they are running very low. They are requesting Peanut Butter (28oz), Grape Jelly (32 oz), Baked Beans, Cereal, Stew, Chili, Large Soup (20oz), and cereal. You can place these items at the back door of the church.
It is time to start thinking about putting together your Thanksgiving Baskets for ACTC. A list of the items needed for the basket is at the back door and below. The bags of items are needed by November 19. Several stores in the area including Mars, Giant, and Shop Rite have pre-made bags which really makes it easy!
2014 ACTC Thanksgiving Baskets
Please include only the following items in each basket:
(All additional items should be in separate bags and marked "MISCELLANEOUS")
1 CAN SWEET POTATOES/YAMS (23-29 OZ CAN)
2 CANS MEAT/MAIN DISH (EXAMPLE: BEEF STEW OR CHILI - 15-24 OZ CANS)
1 LARGE CAN FRUIT (20-30 OZ CAN)
4 CANS VEGETABLES (EXAMPLE: GREEN BEANS, PEAS OR CORN - 15 OZ CANS)
1 CRANBERRY SAUCE
2 PKG MACARONI & CHEESE
1 BOX INSTANT MASHED POTATOES
1 CAKE OR BROWNIE MIX
1 BAG OR BOX OF STUFFING MIX
1 LB BAG OR BOX OF RICE
*PLEASE DO NOT PUT MONEY OR GIFT CARDS IN BAGS*
TIPS FOR PACKING:
1. Pack large cans on bottom and lighter items on top
2. If possible use a reusable grocery bag OR a double brown grocery bag inserted in double plastic bag
3. Mark bags as COMPLETE or INCOMPLETE (list what is missing) OR you will have the opportunity to purchase pre-packed Thanksgiving Baskets from several super markets in the area for a reasonable price.
The Homeless Coalition is collecting men's and women's coats, socks, gloves, hats, sweatshirts. and personal care items. You can drop these items off Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday between 9-3 at 609 Baltimore Avenue in Towson. If you are unable to do that, give Pastor Sarah a call and she might be able to arrange a drop off.
Wednesday Evening Programs - Wednesday Evening Programs are revised for fall/winter/spring. Adult Bible Study (starting 9/10) and Hand Bell Choir (starting 9/03) will resume as usual, Wednesday Night Dinners are discontinued until further notice. Our new fellowship Teen Night will be on Friday evenings (more details to come!)
There are now two Adult classes on Sunday mornings to attend (which start at 9:40am). Ruth Kulkarni's Explorers class which started this summer, will continue "Painting the Stars" (Science, Religion, and Evolving Faith) Pastor Sarah will be leading an additional adult class. That class will be studying the New York Times bestseller, "The Forgotten God" - Reversing our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan.
For the kids, there is the One Room Sunday School or the 9:40 Children's Activity Time. Children's Church or the 11:20 Children's Second Hour will be during the worship service.
Needles & News - Needles and News will be on October 20 at 7:30pm at the home of Ann Ray
Second Annual Chili and Cornbread Cook Off! - Join us for an evening of great food and fall festivities! Saturday Oct 25th @ 5:30pm
Last year we had several delicious chili and cornbread entries (and a fun mummy competition!), who will take home the prize this year?
Sign up sheets for the cookout and other dishes at the back of the church and in the vestibule.
Missions Breakfast - Join us on Sunday Nov 2nd at 10am for our annual Missions Breakfast. Bruce Edwards will be cooking up a delicious breakfast casserole and our speaker has been chosen by Pastor Sean Lee.
If you have any questions or would like to help with the breakfast, contact Kathy Wright.
CAKES FOR OUR DAILY BREAD:
Our Daily Bread serves between 600-700 people daily! Cakes for Our Daily Bread is a mission we partner with our neighbors at Immaculate Conception. The members at Immaculate Conception make casseroles and we bake cakes for the first Sunday meal of every month. We delivered 41 cakes to Our Daily Bread for Sept 2014! Our goal is 40 cakes each month. Thank you for your contributions.
Box cake mixes are available to you and can be picked up in our social hall kitchen on the last Sunday of every month. You only need to supply eggs, oil and your time! Please bake them and bring them back that Saturday (day before the first Sunday of the following month) between 9am - 11am. Alta and her team ice and cover the cakes to be dropped off at Our Daily Bread. If you can help out, Alta would love to hear from you!
GOOD NEWS & FELLOWSHIP EVENTS!
Wendy Wallace's friend, Tom Nichols, who we have been praying for, for several weeks, found out that his cancer is gone! Thank you for remembering Tom in your prayers.
Calvary Baptist Church Sept 20/30's Night on Sat the 6th! Great food, fun and fellowship at our 20/30's night! We had rousing games of corn toss and pictionary. Thank you to all who attended, info on our next night coming soon! To see more photos from the night, click here
Calvary Baptist Church joins Partners In Care! Thank you to our Singles Group, led by Ruth Kulkarni, for spearheading our involvement.
Partners in Care matches Maryland National Guard members, in need of support, with local religious congregations and will now lend spiritual support to a multi-faceted assistance initiative helping the DOD to aid service members in need. To read more about the program, click here
Congratulations to Kevin & Heather Mager who are pregnant with their first child! Baby is due to arrive in March 2015.
PHOTOS FROM OUR 124TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY!
We celebrated the 124th anniversary of our church on Sunday August 3rg during the worship service, followed by a lovely reception in the social room. Thanks to Sarah Burton and her daughter for the incredible cake and to Doris Hoyer, Martha Wylie, and all who were responsible for the delightful event!
PHOTOS FROM THE MARYLAND DEFENSE FORCE JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCE, SAT JULY 26!
Congratulations to Jennifer Seal & Mercedes Carlson! Jennifer welcomed baby Jacob on Wednesday July 16th; he was 7 lbs 11 oz and 22 inches long. Mother, baby and older sister are all doing well!
Congratulations to Heather Mager, Becca Edwards and Rodney Reed who were baptized on Sunday, June 15th! Click here for pictures.
Congratulations to Paul & Yvette who graduated from CCBC with their GEDs! We celebrated their achievement on Sunday, June 1st; thank you to all who contributed to the party.
Congratulations and God Bless!
'Who I Really Am - I.M.A.G.E'
Congratulations and thank you to all the children and youth who participated in our Youth Day Service and Play on Sunday May 18th. You all were fabulous! Many thanks our wonderful director and organizer, Susan Edwards for her creativity and patience! Thank you also to her assistants, Jane Baumer and Emily Weimert, and to Drew Wright, Youth Choir Director, for the special music with the youth choir. Thank you also to Becca Edwards for her lovely duet with Drew. Great job everyone! Click Here for pictures from the play.
Our first annual Ladies Tea on Saturday April 26, 2014 was a joyous success! Thank you to Jane Baumer (for her wonderful idea) and Susan Edwards - our main hostesses. Thank you also to each individual table hostess, our waiters, performers and guests! We hope you enjoyed the day with us! Click here to see photos from the event and to hear performances by Drew Wright and Heather Mager.