Vision Statement

Mission Statement: The Mission of Calvary Baptist Church is to engage NYC and impact the world with the message of Jesus Christ.

Core Values:
  • Orthodoxy - Calvary Baptist Church is committed to biblical truth, the gospel Jesus preached, and “the faith once and for all delivered to the saints”. John 3:1-17; 2 Timothy 3:14-17; Jude 3-4
  • Reconciliation - Calvary Baptist Church practices reconciliation with God and with one another which is the heart of the gospel message - former enemies became friends through mercy, repentance and forgiveness; hostility is replaced by active good will and peace. Luke 15:11-32; Luke 23:32-43; 2 Cor. 5:17-21; Eph 2:11-18
  • Diversity - Calvary Baptist Church cultivates and celebrates our congregation’s ethnic, racial, socioeconomic, generational, and cultural diversity within our unity in Jesus Christ. Mt. 28:18-20; Acts 2:5-11, 40-47; Gal. 3:26-29; Rev. 5:9-10
  • Life - Calvary Baptist Church believes that life is a gift from God our Creator and that every human being is made in the image of God and has intrinsic value and dignity; we also believe that God offers every person new life through the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. Gen. 1:26-28; Deut. 30:11-20; Acts 17:22-34; 1Jn. 2:1-2
  • Love/Compassion/Justice - Calvary Baptist Church is committed to sharing God’s love with everyone and is resolved to stand up for what is just and right in the sight of God, according to His Word. Micah 6:8; Mt. 25:31-46; 2 Timothy 3:16-17
  • Faith - Calvary Baptist Church desires to trust God enough to obey His will, even when he calls us out of our comfort zone and tells us to take risks for Him. Mt. 17:20; Heb. 11:6, 8-10, 13-16; Js. 2: 14-26
  • Transformation - Calvary Baptist Church is committed to discipleship and spiritual formation, where every believer grows and matures and becomes a tender hearted and tough minded disciple of Jesus Christ, “speaking the truth in love”. Mt. 10:16; Luke. 6:40; Rom. 8:28-30; 12:1-2; 2 Cor. 3:16-18; Eph. 4:11-16
  • Proclamation (Word of Truth) - Calvary Baptist Church is committed to the faithful, loving, and uncompromising preaching and teaching of Jesus Christ and His Word, the Bible. Ps. 19:7-14; Jn. 6:60-69, 14: 1-6; 2 Tim. 3:16- 4:5; 2 Peter 1:19-21
  • Witness (Evangelism and Missions) - Calvary Baptist Church is committed to sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ boldly and effectively in both local evangelism and international missions. Mt. 28:18-20; Rom. 10:13-15
  • Leadership - Calvary Baptist Church is committed to practicing biblical, servant leadership and to recruiting and training servant leaders in our congregation and the larger Christian community. Mt. 20:28; Jn. 13:1-17; 1 Peter 5:1-4
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