First Things First

"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you." Matthew 6:33

Join us the first Sunday evening each month as we gather in the sanctuary for a time of worship and prayer. Experience for yourself the power of prayer by praying with others and inviting others to pray with you or for you. We will be praying for the sick and oppressed. Mark your calendar for Sunday October 1st from 6-7 pm. You can send your prayer request to

A Time And A Season Women's Retreat

Our Women's in town retreat is October 21st 9am - 3pm at Calvary Chapel. Come join us for this day of teaching, worship, and fellowship. Lunch will be provided. You must register for this event. Event cost is $20.00 per lady. 16 years old and up.


Trunk or Treat!

Join us Sunday October 29th from 5:30 to 7:00pm for a fun and safe alternative to Halloween.

"Trunk or Treat" Free candy, crafts, games, and more!

6501 Schirra Court, Bakersfield, CA 93313.

Help us by donating candy. Drop off in the sanctuary or at the church office.

Walker Basin Retreat

Recovery 180 will be having a Walker Basin Retreat October 13th, 14th, and 15th. The event is free but you must sign up to attend. Come and get away and enjoy good food, fellowship, and a time under the stars. Sign up at the link below. Bunks are limited, tent camping is welcome!

Come Aside Dinner

For all those currently in leadership or serving in a ministry, you and your spouse are invited to join together with us for fun, fellowship, encouragement, and to hear about the church’s vision and direction. Dinner in the Cafe potluck style. October 14th 6pm.

Please sign up at link below to attend

Together We Can

Next Distribution dates: October 20th & 22nd

The need in the community is growing, but the Lord has provided abundance to meet the need- now all we need is you!

On Campus food distribution at Calvary Chapel Friday October 20th 9-10am. The community is welcome to come by the church and talk to our on campus distributors for a food box. Drive up to the 400 bldg. on campus to receive your box. If you are helping with this ministry please arrive at 8:30 am.

Sunday October 22nd on campus distribution at Calvary Chapel 1pm - 2pm. Volunteers please arrive by 12:30 to help.

Contact or call 661.397.6000

If you're unable to volunteer in person, you can donate to TWC using the link below. We now have food bank access to groceries at only 19 cents per pound!

College Group Retreat!

Pack your bags and nerdy glasses! We're hitting Bishop, California for a college retreat like no other. Dive into God's Word (yes, there'll be pop quizzes), enjoy Mother Nature's epic selfie backdrops, and belt out worship tunes under the open sky. Are the mountains ready for us? Let's find out! Food provided but bring a sleeping bag and pillow! Fishing license required if you would like to fish. Cost is $30. October 6th - 8th. For more info reach out to Pastor Jason!

Trip to the Holy Land 2024

See the World of the Bible with Pastor David Guzik & Enduring Word

November 1-12, 2024


Follow in the footsteps of Jesus on an unforgettable spiritual pilgrimage from the Mediterranean to Galilee, the Dead Sea to Jerusalem. This guided Holy Land tour, hosted by Enduring Word, will take you to essential biblical sites like Nazareth, Caphernaum, Massada, the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane, and the Empty Tomb.

Maui Disaster Relief

If you would like to donate to Relief for Maui you can do so by the following:

1. By Check: Please make checks payable to "Calvary Chapel Bakersfield" and mention "Maui Disaster Relief" in the memo.

2. Church App: You can conveniently donate through the Calvary Chapel Bakersfield App. Choose the fund "Maui Disaster Relief" in our giving section.

As we gather funds, resources, and prayers, we believe that our collective efforts can make a genuine difference.

Remember, every penny counts! Whether you donate $1 or $100, your contribution is a step towards healing and rebuilding for those in need.

Thank you for your faithfulness!

Recovery 180 Ministry

If you or someone you know is suffering from addiction and wants help please consider joining us every Friday evening in the cafe from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for a time of fellowship, worship, and the study of God’s Word as it relates to Addiction, Recovery, and Victory.

Connect Group

**Atkison Connect group on break for summer, group will resume Second Saturday in November**

2nd Saturday 5pm: Mike and Felisa Atkison

(Meet at the home of Mike and Felisa Atkison 7218 Eloy Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93308

Third Sunday 6pm: Ron and Sherry Paul.

Meet at the home of Ben and Lucy Gough 13909 Laverton Ave. 93314

Please contact Connect Group leader for the schedule, or for general questions contact the church office at 661.397.6000 or


Young Adults Bible Study. If you are in a season of transition such as newly graduated, newly married, or new parents this is the place for you. Come join Jack and Bailey the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in their home starting at 6:30pm. 10207 Lanesborough Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93311.

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Week at a Glance

Sunday 10/1

8:30 am - 1st Service

10:30 am - 2nd Service

6:00 pm - First Things First

Monday 10/2

6:30 pm - Men's Bible Study

6:30 pm - Women's Bible Study

6:30 pm - Young Adults Bible Study

6:30 pm - Youth Bible Study

Tuesday 10/3


Wednesday 10/4

6:00 am - White Board Bible Study (High School Room)

9:00 am - Women's Bible Study

5:30 pm - Dinner in Cafe

6:30 pm - Ignite Kid's Club

6:30 pm - Evening service in Sanctuary

Thursday 10/5


Friday 10/6

6:30 pm - Recovery 180 Bible Study

Saturday 10/7

White Board Bible Study

Join us Wednesday mornings from 6-7 am in the high school room for coffee, donuts, and 45 minutes of learning one book of the Bible each week. Everyone welcome!

Men's Bible Study

Men's Bible Study

Come study and grow in God with the men of the church as they join together Monday nights for a time of worship and study.

Won by One: Men's Monday Night Bible Study. We are going through the book Won by One. Please join the Men on Monday night for food, fellowship, and spiritual growth

Young Adult Ministry

Young Adult Bible Study serving our 18 - 25 year olds. 6:30 PM

We are meeting in the High School Bldg (Vineyard Room) every Monday night. Food is provided, and please bring your Bible.

For schedule updates, contact Jason at or call the church office 661-397-6000

Stitched Together

This ministry focuses on fellowship and teaching sewing skills to Church and community members. Join us for sewing projects, crafting, hand work, fellowship, and activities! For more detailed and up-to-date information on project dates, retreats, and roadtrips get the newsletter for Stitched Together, contact: Judy 714-309-5086, or Denice 661-549-2984. Join us by reserving your spot! We are now located in the 100 building.

Travel Discount

We have a corporate contract with Turkish Air. For special reduced rates on your next trip contact our travel partner below and tell them you are with Calvary Chapel Bakersfield. Feel free to pass this along to family and friends who travel wherever Turkish Air flies.

Contact: Vinay Gandhi

Riviera Travel and Tours,

Phone : 323 466 1100

CCB Services on FM Radio

Our Sunday and Wednesday services will be broadcasted live on a short range FM frequency.

Drive onto campus around service time, park on campus, and tune into 90.5 FM to hear service from the comfort of your vehicle. The spaces directly in front of the sanctuary will have the clearest reception.

Calvary Chapel Bakersfield
6501 Schirra Ct. Bakersfield, Ca 93313

Ph: (661)-397-6000
Email: Click Here

Pastor Mike Osthimer

Sunday Mornings: 8:30 am & 10:30 am
Wednesday Nights: 6:30 pm