MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Mount Calvary Baptist Church seeks to be a “Teaching Church,” empowering people through the
Word of God to effect change in their lives and the life of the community.
ABOUT OUR CHURCH
Committed to Spiritual Enlightenment
Mount Calvary Baptist Church is a vibrant congregation dedicated to serving the spiritual, educational, and cultural needs of our community. Our church is deeply rooted in the Holy Word, and our doors are always open to those who are looking for a place to worship. Contact us, or visit us to learn more about how to become a part of our congregation.
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A Message from the Pastor
Greetings Mount Calvary and friends. Thanks for joining us for our weekly announcements and scripture lessons. Don't forget to join us Wednesday at 7:30pm by way of zoom for Bible study, and as we continue to study from the book of Amos, chapter 5. Church school and Sunday worship at 9:15am and 10:30am each Sunday. We ask that you would review our website at for the latest updates. This Sunday, celebrate Father's Day in worship with each other. Our scripture lessons for the week: 1 Samuel 17:1-49, Psalm 9, 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 and Mark 4:35-41; theme "Giants, Powers and Principalities." Be Blessed. Pastor Stowers
In the Scriptures the name and person of God are inseparably related. This is in keeping with the biblical conception of what a name signifies. On the prophetical books God is referred to as father by Job. When he asked, “Has the rain a father?” (38:28) The reference is to God as the maker, source and controller of rain. Isaiah uses the term Father to refer to God as the one who has made, sourced, formed, kept and directed Israel. (63:16-64:8) Malachi in 1:6 and 2:10 speaks of God as the parent who deserves honor from his children and as the origin and ruler of all people. But the dearest of all references to God as Father are the words of the song, “Give thanks to our Father.” “Our Father” God as Father – The one who is the maker and maintainer; the giver of life; the one who keeps us day by day and provides our daily bread and sustenance. “Our Father” Who never slumbers nor sleeps, hears our cries and pities our groans, lifts us, covers us, goes before us. “Our Father” Who loves us for evermore and because of Him we are the Family of God. In this month of June as we celebrate Father’s Day- “Give thanks to our Father.” Happy Father's Day!
Rev. Douglas E. Stowers, Pastor
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Thought for the Day
A dad prays for strength to protect his family, wisdom to guide them, and humility to learn as he goes. — Megan Haave