Ministries of Our Church

Sunday School

Sunday School is a wonderful time in our church! We meet at 9:20 am for a coffee fellowship time in the Cafe'. At 9:30, we gather together for a opening time in the auditorium before being dismissed to our different classes. 

Nursery.............. Main Building

Kindergarten................Mod. 3

Grades 1-3....................Mod. 4

Grades 4-6....................Mod. 3

Teens..............................Mod. 2

Biblical Parenting........Mod. 4

Men.................................Mod. 1

Ladies................Main Building

Bus Ministry

Luke 18:16,17 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not:for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein

As a local church, we take what the Word of God says literally. In this first verse, we find the phrase “suffer the little children to come unto me”.  What exactly does that mean?  The word suffer means "to make a way or to allow."  At Calvary Baptist Church, we believe that the bus ministry is one of the avenues that makes a way for children to come to Christ.  Our bus captains and workers go out weekly to invite kids to ride the bus so that they may come to our Sunday School and children’s church and hear about the Lord Jesus Christ. Our church loves children, and we do everything we can to make sure they hear the life-changing message of the gospel.
If your interested in having your kids ride the bus, please email monicabrunson@scamaine.org so we can arrange for one of our workers to visit you and pick up your kids for church.

Missions

Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. — Mark 16:15
Calvary Baptist Church is actively doing all they can do to fulfill the great commission from Sanford, Maine. We believe the Bible teaches that there is a personal responsibility to each local church to get the gospel out. We also believe and practice faith promise mission giving. The money that comes in through faith promise goes to missionaries around the world. Currently, Calvary Baptist Church supports 73 missionary families. We praise God for how our faith promise has grown, and we are looking forward to it increasing more and more as our faith is increased. Come be a part of this mission- hearted church that, by God's Grace, is making a difference for HIM!!

Church Planting

We here at Calvary Baptist Church believe it is God's will for churches to birth churches.  Mark 1:38 declares "And he said unto them, Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also:  for therefore came I forth."  Since the birth of this church we have strived to see other churches started out of this church.  Currently we have started three other missions with plans of starting many more if the Lord tarries His coming.  We are going into the next towns and starting churches all over this state. Come and join with us in this great undertaking.  What a joy and delight it is to obey the commands of our Lord Jesus Christ and take His gospel from place to place.

  (Island Baptist Church)

The Islesboro mission was the first mission planted out of the Calvary Baptist Church.  I was invited to come and help plant this church by a lifelong resident of the island.  They shared with me their desire to have a Bible preaching Baptist Church on the island.
We started the church by meeting on Friday nights with 25 to 30 of our people going up every week.  As we went and preached, God burdened the heart of Bro. Bill Schoppe to move to the island and continue the ministry there.  What a joy it has been to see God's hand of blessing on this work and the faithfulness of this family.
Please pray for this remote work as it continues to reach the souls of Islesboro Maine.

 The First Baptist Church of Jackman is the second mission church the Calvary Baptist Church of Sanford, Maine has planted.  It was a thrill since the summer of 2011 to fly up weekly for soul-winning and services.  Currently, the church has called David Bowman as their Pastor.  The God of Heaven has saved souls and stirred our hearts through this church.

 Providence Bapitst Church was planted in the summer of 2014. It currently meets at 134 West Main Street, Fort Kent, ME.The Lord is blessing under Pastor John Kelly. Fort Kent is the furthermost northern town in the Continental US, and lies in the St. John Valley across the St. John River from New Brunswick, Canada. Please be in prayer for this young mission.

 In December of 2014 I received a phone call about a church that had shut it doors in June of 2014.  I begin to meet with a few of the people that had formerly been a part of this church.  We discussed at length our vision and goals and what we felt like the God of Heaven had in mind for this region.  After several sessions together we starting meeting with regularly scheduled services at 2:30 on Sunday Afternoon.  We also meet on Thursdays at 6 as schedules permit.  Aviation is a great tool in this exciting outreach.  After I preach on Sunday morning I fly up to hold afternoon services and then fly back for the evening service in Sanford.  It’s amazing to see what the Lord is already doing in such a short period of time.  We are excited to see churches started all over our state and our thrilled to see life again in this town.

http://www.hbbcwhiting.com

In September of 2018, Pastor Bell reached out to a small group of believers from Whiting Maine. He flew up to Machias, Maine to meet with the men and discuss options to see their group go forward. After meeting several times together, Pastor Bell mentioned to them about officially organizing the group into a Baptist Church. They agreed that the church would be called the Hope Bible Baptist Church. Our church continued to fly up weekly, using aviation to expedite the gospel. After meeting for 10 months, we had an official organization service. This was a weekend revival meeting that was well attended by several churches and pastors. Just a few short months later, God sent Pastor Bo Redman to be their pastor. Praise the Lord for another church that has been planted and the gospel going forth in down east Maine.

Wings With The Word

Pastor Todd Bell

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