TWC needs your help!

We need help upgrading our freezer and refreidgeration to expand our ability to serve our community! We are looking to raise $50,000 to help meet this goal. Follow the link and change the fund type to Together We Can (TWC). Thank you for your faithfulness and support!

Kids Craft Party!

We will have a kids craft party on December 10th from 10-12 in the 200 bldg. Come with your child to do a directed paint project 3rd grade skill level, but younger kids can participate with parents help. We will also make Christmas ornaments. Come have fun and fellowship with other parents and your kids and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Email Vanessa with number of kids and their ages to sign up. You can also send me a text @661-489-2035.

Christmas Concert

We are having a Christmas Concert December 9th. Doors open at 6:30pm. We will have The Bakersfield Worship Project opening and the main condert will be Grace Graber. We will be giving away gas, groceries, and coffee. This is a Christmas Concert in partnership with Bakersfield Roasting Company, Calvary Chapel Bakersfield, and 88.3 Life FM.

Grace Graber has struggles with Anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. Her music reflects her struggles and how God has been her hope and anchor through it all. We will also have Magdalene Hope and the Bakersfield Rescue Mission here.

Men's Christmas Dinner

Mark your calender for December 19th! Men of all ages welcome for a special time of gathering for the Men's Christmas Dinner. This event is free. Meet in cafe at 6:30. Please sign up at link below.

Youth Christmas Party

Our Youth Group will be celebrating Christmas with a festive dinner and lively activities on December 19th at 6:30 in the 600 building. All Junior High and High School students welcome! Please bring a side dish or desert to share.

Christmas Caroling

We have two opportunities to Christmas Carol!

Bring the joy of Christmas to Glenwood Pine Retirement Center December 17th. Meet at the church by 3pm to group up and carpool over. If you have questions about this date contact Susan Craig 661-204-7617.

Help bring the Christmas Spirit to Kern City! We will gather on December 23rd at 6:30pm at Calvary Chapel to carpool to Kern City to go Christmas Caroling. We will warm up with hot chocoate before departing for Kern City where there will be a trailer to ride on with hay bales as we sing for the residents. Come enjoy the amazing Christmas season with our church body. Be sure to dress warm.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Christmas Eve is a special time of gathering to worship our Lord. Join us for a beautiful candlelight service on Christmas Eve beginning at 6pm. All ages are welcome in the Sanctuary.

Christmas Day at Calvary Chapel

This year Christmas Day will be on Sunday! Come join us for this special day celebrating the birth of our Lord. Service will begin at 10am. All ages welcome in the Sanctuary. There will not be children's ministry or youth services as we encourage families to sit together and worship our Lord and Savior together.

180 Walk, Ride, Reach at River Walk Park

Join Pastor Mike Atkison and the 180 Ministry in River Walk Park every Thursday at 11am for a walk or ride down the bike path and enjoy a fellowship lunch at 12:30 (free Hotdog BBQ). Invite a friend to walk or ride with you and engage with the people in the park and share the love of Jesus.


We are excited to announce a new bible study group! "Devoted" is a new study for young adults. 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 as they begin this study the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in their home starting at 6:30pm. 10207 Lanesborough Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93311.

Women's Bible Study

Join us for Women's Bible Study. Our study will be based on the book by Max Lucado "Acts". The book is now available in the bookstore for $10.00. Please sign up and purchase your book now.

Monday Evening Study Meets at 6:30 in the 200 Bldg (Children's Ministry Building)

Wednesday Morning Study Meets at 9am in the 600 Bldg. (High School Building)

Contact Vanessa for more information or call the church office 661-397-6000.

Together We Can

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

Next Community Distribution date:

On Campus food distribution at Calvary Chapel for December: Friday 16th 9am - 10:00am. 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 December 18th 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!

Connect Group

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

Stitched Together

This ministry focuses on fellowship and teaching sewing skills to Church and community members.

Join us for sewing projects, 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,

Join us by reserving your spot! As our space is limited in the 200 building, we are trying to assign a table per attendee. This will allow for social distancing and the benefit of additional work space.

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Week at a Glance

Sunday 12/4

8:30 am - 1st Service

10:30 am - 2nd Service

Monday 12/5

6:30 pm - Men's Bible Study

6:30 pm - Women's Bible Study (No study till January)

6:30 pm - Youth Bible Study

6:30 pm - College Bible Study

Tuesday 12/6

6:00 pm - Women's Christmas Dinner (Hodel's)

Wednesday 12/7

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

9:00 am - Women's Bible Study (No study till January)

5:30 pm - Free Dinner in Cafe

6:30 pm - Midweek Services

6:30 pm - Ignite Kid's Club

Thursday 12/8


Friday 12/9

6:30 pm - Grace Graber Concert in Sanctuary

Saturday 12/10

10:00 am - Kid's Craft Party

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

Recovery 180 Ministry

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

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!

Updates for Mrs. Vanessa

Hello Calvary Kids, Parents, and friends! This past week I began radiation treatment. I've completed four treatments. I do them Monday - Friday so they will go by quickly. (I will do 30 treatments total). So far I am feeling good, just a bit tired. I am looking forward to getting through this part of the treatment and pray to stay cancer free! Thank you so much for your continued prayer for me and my family.

Mary / Martha Group

Ladies are you retired or have free time on Tuesday mornings and enjoy doing handicrafts? Then come join us for fun crafting and fellowship. We meet the first and third Tuesday of the month at 10am to 12pm in the Children’s Ministry (200 building). Our current projects include tied fleece blankets for the housebound and baby blankets for the Bakersfield pregnancy center. Please call Denice at 661-549-2984 for more information.

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.

HEBREWS Men's Monday Night Bible Study. We are going through the Amazing book of Hebrews. Please join the Men on Monday night for food, fellowship, and spiritual growth

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
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Pastor Mike Osthimer

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