Welcome Our New Community Life Director!

As was announced at last Sunday’s worship service, we are very excited to welcome Bobbie Lee Barr to the Calvary Church ministry staff! Bobbie Lee has been hired as our new Community Life Director, and her first day is October 14th. Some of her key responsibilities include: 

  • Be an agent of change within our CBC family, helping us to progress as effective followers of Jesus.

  • Develop a culture and oversee strategies that help the Calvary family move forward as “sent ones,” as part of our OUT orientation and engagement.

  • Develop, equip and deploy the body in local outreach, evangelism and external volunteerism.

  • Oversee core discipleship pathways and strategies that help the CBC family advance in relational connectedness, spiritual growth and ministry investment.

  • Develop, equip and deploy the body for and in group/class/community life.

  • Develop and oversee guest services, guest follow-up and assimilation pathways.

Please pray for Bobbie Lee and her family, as she begins to servant-lead at Calvary in this capacity. Thank you!

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Membership Class - October 20th

If you are interested in taking the next step of partnership with our Calvary family, we encourage you to plan on attending this special class. We’ll discuss the ins and outs of how Clavary functions and how you can become more deeply invested in the ministry. We’ll also be discussing the short book I Am a Church Member by Thom Rainer. We have 30 copies of this book available for free in the Lobby; pick one up and sign up if you’re planning on attending the class.

The class will take place on one night, Sunday, October 20th 6:30PM and dinner will be provided.

Questions? Contact Dan Arbitter

Have an impact on the lives of children. Join ABCs in the D!

We are looking for Jesus followers willing to be His hands and feet in the lives of inner city students! Partnering with Central Detroit Christian, CBC is preparing to begin it’s 10th year with ABC’s in the D mentoring ministry. We need people who are willing to be mentors to elementary-aged students in Detroit on Saturday mornings, rotating every other week (about 10 sessions), October 5 – March 31. No experience is needed – just a heart for Detroit and kids! We are also in need of people willing to provide breakfast for our students on occasion and teach Bible stories. For more information please contact Paul Trulock at 734.377.4776 or contact us online!

We're making a new Calvary Family Photo Directory!

Come get your family’s photo taken for free!

What to Expect

A Free professional photography session, no session fees. 

View your images after your session and make your selections. 

You will receive one free 8x10 standard print, a printed church directory, and other special offers.

Photography Dates

October 7-8 • 2PM - 9PM
October 9 • 10:30AM - 5:30PM
October 17-18 • 2PM - 9PM
October 19 • 10AM - 5PM

We’re Hiring! Part-time Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Have you been looking for a great chance to use the gifts and skills with which you’ve been blessed to impact the kingdom of God? Do you love spending time with children and helping them to learn about Jesus? Do you have a passion to partner with parents and other Children Ministries’ team members to help these little ones understand and become Followers of Him? If you answered “Yes!” to those questions, then you’re invited to consider becoming part of the ministry team at Calvary Baptist Church, in the role of Children’s Ministry Coordinator. We believe God is providing a wonderful season of opportunity for the ministry at CBC, and we also believe that locating His person for that role will be a key part of seizing that opportunity! Take a look at the qualifications, attributes and job functions; if the Holy Spirit is leading you to apply, please let us know!

Children’s Ministry Coordinator


  • Mature and growing follower of Jesus

  • Willing and able to align with Calvary’s statement of faith and vision for ministry

  • Active participating member of Calvary or desire to become upon hire

  • Has completed a bachelor’s degree in education or Bible

  • Has experience in local church ministry to children

  • Able to teach and convey God’s Word to children

Essential Attributes

  • Exhibits flexibility, patience, a nurturing spirit, kindness, gentleness, compassion, humor

  • Love of interacting with children and their parents

  • Ability to work cooperatively with parents and fellow staff members

  • Giftedness in organization and planning

Essential Job Functions

The position of Children’s Ministry Coordinator is a paid part-time position. Specific hours and schedule will be developed with your supervisor 

The Children Ministry Coordinator reports to and assist the Director of Children’s Ministries in the following areas:

  • Serve as the lead contact person in the absence of the Director of Children’s Ministries including Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights

  • Recruiting of and communication with Children’s Ministry volunteer staff

  • Planning and implementation of:

    • Summer Children’s Ministries programming

    • Lesson plans for Children’s Ministries as needed

    • Special projects and programs (Service projects, special holiday projects, etc.)

    • Teacher appreciation projects

    • Teacher training sessions as needed

    • Facility/classroom improvements

  • Assist with special events (Vacation Bible School, Good Friday Services, etc.)

  • Assist in Children’s Ministries mailings

  • Purchase of supplies and organization of the supply room in classrooms

  • Teach classes or substitute in classrooms as needed

Are you interested?

If so, please contact our Executive Pastor Dan Arbitter at