Summer Sunday School Teachers Needed!

We are in need of teachers & helpers for the following classes

2yrs - 3yrs. (2nd Service)

4yrs - K (2nd Service)

5th - 6th (2nd Service)

Summer Sunday School is a commitment to teach/help most Sundays from June 10th - August 12th. Curriculum, game ideas, activity pages, and craft ideas are provided each week.

If you would like to volunteer or have more questions, contact or 661-281-4393

Ministry Appreciation Dinner

If you serve in any capacity here at Calvary Chapel Bakersfield, you and your spouse are invited to join us for dinner in the cafe on May 27th at 6:00pm. The dinner is for adults, but a pizza dinner and childcare will be provided in the kid's building. If you can make it please respond using the link below.

Bakersfield Pregnancy Center

Bakersfield Pregnancy Center to help fundraise for this local pro-life organization, we will be offering baby bottles to take home and fill with spare change. Contact the church office for more information.

May 13th: Pick up under the awing

June 17th: Drop off

Free Chris Sligh Concert!

Chris Sligh from American Idol will giving a free concert this Tuesday here at CC Bakersfield Tuesday May 15th at 7:00pm.

Vacation Bible School

June 11-13, 2018 for ages 4 years - 6th grade (fall 2018) Sign ups start this week! You can sign up at the kid's check-in located in the 200 building or online through the link below. There is no cost, but optional shirts are available for pre-order and are $10. Shirt orders will close on June 3rd and are available for pickup on June 10th. If you would like to help with VBS contact or 661-281-4393

Summer Camp Fundraiser

Do you like helping send kids to camp? Do you like pizza? If you answered yes to either of those questions, join us at Blaze Pizza (310 Coffee Rd. 93309) between the hours of 11am-4pm on Sunday, May 20th. 20% of all orders placed will go directly to kid's summer camp. Orders can be dine in or carry out. When you order show a picture of the flyer (available in the link below or grab a paper copy on your way out the Sanctuary). We only receive the donation on orders placed with the flyer.

Danielle's Legacy Event Yard Sale

Save the date and begin collecting items for our annual Legacy Event Yard Sale Saturday May 26th. You can begin to drop your items off at our church on Sundays under the awning, by room 105, or during the week at the office. This year’s Ladies Legacy Event will take place Saturday August 18th

Jerky Fundraiser

Trail Life is selling beef jerky for $10.00 per bag to raise money for outdoor adventures. More information under the awning or contact Brandon at

Work Day: May 19th

Saturday May 19th @ 8am we will be doing a much needed reducting of the air conditioning in the 200 building and/or removing the trees near the 200 building. Both are important jobs to keep our kids ministry healthy and safe. So, if you're a man, and you desire to bless children's ministry, contact Mike Atkison 661.404.3558

Got Home Schooling Questions?

Wondering about homeschooling? Have questions but don’t know who to ask?
Home Educators’ Resource Center is hosting an informal gathering to help you get these questions and more answered. The panel of home educators that will be available to answer all of these questions and more have a combined total 60+ years experience in home education.

Please come to the Home Educators’ Resource Center campus
located on the grounds of Calvary Chapel Bakersfield at 6501 Schirra Ct . Building 400
May 15th 6-8 pm

Connect Groups

Connect Groups are a time to gather for fellowship outside of the church walls. We have 4 different groups that meet thoughout the month. Click on the link below to get the locations.

*Osthimer/Gonzales Connect group moved to May 20th

Franklin Graham Crusade @ Riverwalk

May 25th, Franklin Graham plans to hold a one-day prayer and evangelism event here in Bakersfield, Ca. Franklin will present the Gospel of Jesus Christ at each event, calling the lost to repentance and faith—and praying together with believers for their families, churches, communities, and those far from God. Each stop on the 10-city tour will also feature live music from Jeremy Camp.

If you'd like to volunteer to help, visit their website at

Kids’ Summer Camp

This year we will attend Forest Home Christian Camp Sunday, July 8th - Friday, July 13th. Camp is for kids entering 3rd-6th grade. We will be taking 8 girls & 8 boys. The cost is $275 per camper, and sign ups are located at the kid's check in. A $50 deposit is required to reserve a spot. There will be upcoming fundraisers so keep an eye on the bulletin. For questions contact

Mom to Mom

Mom to Mom Picnic Potluck & Pool Party
June 9th at 5:00pm
Tink and Sherrill Gould’s
Contact Lee for information (661) 332-2678

Excuse Our Mess

Our parking lots are getting a much needed face lift (resurfacing) on Monday and Tuesday May 21st-22nd. There will no parking on campus on these days. We apologize for the inconvenience.

All Church Dodger Game

Come out to Dodger Stadium on Saturday, June 30 for Christian Faith Day. Be sure to stay after the game for special postgame programming that will include live music and personal testimonies from Dodger players Clayton Kershaw, Kenley Jansen! Tickets are $37 per person. Sign-up under the awning by 5/13/2017! Be sure to sign up with us in order to get the group discounted pricing. The game starts at 4:15pm.

Family Fun Night

Join Calvary Chapel Bakersfield Friday June 1st 6:00pm for a free Family Fun Night! Invite your friends, family and neighbors for a night filled with bounce houses, water slides, movies, and music! Dinner will be provided.

Father, Son, & Daughter Campout

We invite fathers with children of all ages to join us for a campout on June 15th-16th. We will meet at the church at 5:00pm on Friday to carpool to Walker Basin. Dinner will be served at 7:00pm. Cost is $10 per family and includes dinner, breakfast, and snacks for lunch. We will leave around 2:00pm on Saturday. Bring your tent, sleeping bag, pillow, guns, and fishing poles. ATVs are welcome! Maps are available at the church office.

Free Concert: Allen & Miranda Rigg

Wednesday, June 6th, Allen and Miranda Rigg will be in concert here at CCBakersfield at 7:00pm.

Victorious Living

Is there an area of your life where you need victory? Do you desire to live in obedience towards Christ? If so, you are invited to join us Tuesday mornings from 6-7am in the Cafe, where we will look to God for the victory that is ours in Christ.

Women's Bible Study

Study is on Monday Nights from 6:30-8:30 pm (no childcare) or Wednesday Mornings 9-11 am (also no childcare). For more information, visit our Women's Ministry Awning after Sunday services or phone Sherrill at (661) 477-3533.

Last Monday night: May 14th

Last Wednesday night: May 23rd

Men's Bible Study

Join us Thursday Nights in the High School Room in the 600 building at 7:00 pm as we study through the Bible in 1 year. Genesis through Revelation. Come early for food and table talk at 6:30 pm.


If you are a ministry leader and have any questions, changes, comments, or concerns regarding the bulletin, you are welcome to email or call the church office at 661.397.6000

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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.

Prayer in the Sanctuary

We now have two weekly meeting times for prayer: Mondays at 7:00pm & Thursdays at 6:00am. Join us as we seek the Lord together. All are welcome!

Bibles for London

If you wish to help bless new believers in London with what they need to grow in the Faith, you can purchase a Start! Bible in our bookstore and set it in the box at the back of sanctuary labeled "Bibles for London." Every time we get 10, we will ship them to Shoreline Calvary North London.

Trail Life

This is an outdoor adventure ministry for boys ages kindergarten through 12th grade on Fridays from 6:30 to 8:00 in the Children's Building.

Door to Door Outreach

Every 4th Saturday, we go door-to-door in our neighborhoods to reach people for Jesus. Contact Paula Munyon 619.483.3871 for meeting times and more information.

Men's Bible Study

Join us Thursday Nights in the High School Room in the 600 building at 7:00 pm as we study through the Bible in 1 year. Genesis through Revelation. Come early for food and table talk at 6:30 pm.

Our Communion is Gluten Free

All communion crackers served during service are gluten free!

Life Along the Way by Pastor Mike

“Life Along The Way” is a daily devotional by Pastor Mike going through the Bible. Read it or listen to it, share it with family and friends. Find it at or on your phone through Bulletin Plus.

Campus Maintenance Impact Team

The Campus Maintenance Impact Team serves the Lord by cleaning the campus. Anytime Mondays and Fridays between 9am & 4pm. If you would like to join, contact the church office. (661) 397.6000

Week at a Glance

Sunday 5/13

8:30 am - 1st Service

10:00 am - 2nd Service

6:00 pm - Osthimer/ Gonzales Connect

Monday 5/14

6:30 pm - Women's Bible Study

7:00 pm - Monday Evening Prayer

Tuesday 5/15

6:00 am - Victorious Living

6:30 pm - School of Ministry

7:00 pm - Chris Sligh Concert

Wednesday 5/16

6:00 am - Men's Bible Study

9:00 am - Women's Bible Study

7:00 pm - Midweek Service

Thursday 5/17

6:00 am - Thursday Morning Prayer

6:30 pm - Men's Bible Study (High School Room)

Friday 5/18

6:30 pm - Recovery 180 (Cafe)

6:30 pm - Trail Life USA (200 Building)

Saturday 5/19

7:00 am - Next Man Up (Coach's house)

8:00 am - 200 building Workday

Upcoming Events

May 15th: Chris Sligh Concert

May 19th: 200 Building Workday

May 25th: Frank Graham Crusade

May 25th: Family Fun Night

May 26th: Legacy Church Yard Sale

May 27th: Appreciation Dinner

June 1st: Family Fun Night

June 6th: Allen & Miranda Rigg Concert June

June 10th: Promotion Sunday

June 10th: Youth Poolsides begin

June 11th-13th: VBS

June 15th-16: Father/ Son/ Daughter Campout at Walker Basin

July 4th: All Church Picnic

July 29th: One Service Sunday

August 18th: Danielle's Legacy Event

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: 7:00 pm