Calvary Chapel

Calvary Chapel

What We Believe

Our BeliefsWe Believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, authoritative, and the inerrant Word of God. We Believe there is one God, eternally existing in three persons: the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We Believe in the deity of Christ; His virgin birth; His sinless life; His miracles; His vicarious and atoning death; His resurrection; His ascension to the right…

The Purpose of Calvary Chapel Cape Cod

The equipping of the saints for the work of ministry (Ephesians 4:12) To worship God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit (John 4:24) To strengthen the Church of Jesus Christ through the teaching of the Word and the ministry of the Spirit (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 1 Corinthians 12:4-7) To increase Christian faithfulness “as good stewards of the manifold grace…

Calvary Chapel Distinctives

One of the mistaken concepts many have is that all Christians and churches should be identical. They assume that “unity” is equivalent to “sameness.” But the Apostle Paul points out that differences do and will exist between churches and individuals in Christ: “There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are different kinds…

History of Calvary Chapel

Calvary Chapel began in the late 1960’s as a small non-denominational church of 25 members pastored by Chuck Smith. As we approach the turn of the century, Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa is home to some 30,000 believers. The Word for Today publishes Bible study books and tapes all over the world, KWVE broadcasts God’s Word to all of Southern California, and…