"The Miracle in Morton"
Our Church Building Project
We are working to raise funds for a new building! See our current progress and goal, hear testimonies of what God has been doing in the church, and learn of Pastor Cartwright's vision for this new building in the video above!
A Church is Born: How it All Began
Calvary Independent Baptist Church was founded in 1977 when God called Pastor John Cartwright from his job as Liberty University’s head football coach to move to his home area of Delaware County, Pennsylvania to begin the church. The first service was held in a Masonic Hall in Prospect Park, PA in September 1977, and the church met there on Sundays for five years. Midweek services were held in a variety of buildings in the neighborhoods around Delaware County, and God began to grow this young church. In 1982, God opened the door for the church to purchase the Kedron Elementary School building located in Ridley Township. This building, which was built in 1875, has served the church well; but the problems which come with aging, the need for handicap accessibility, and the need for more facilities for ministry have led the church family to prepare to build a new building. The cost to renovate would supersede the costs of building new. Plans have been developed to build a new building at the property where we now meet, and we are just waiting for God to provide the needed funs so we can break ground. God has led the church to begin this capital gifts campaign to “Do Our Part with All of Our Heart” to lead the church and its family of friends to join together in bringing this vision to fruition.
When Should We Build? Now Is The Time!
Calvary Independent Baptist Church has followed the Lord in His leading for all matters concerning the building. At first, it was the use of rented facilities in Prospect Park. Then, God began to lead the congregation to prepare for a new building. In recent years, the church has focused its vision on a new building at the present location. All architecture plans have been completed and the site plan has been developed as well. The church has received approvals from both the township and the county, and the people in the neighborhood have been supportive of the building project. God has brought the church to a readiness to begin the building. Now is the time! We are asking every member and every “Friend of Calvary” to join us in this great step of faith as we all join together in “Doing Our Part with All of Our Heart."
Would you join with us in praying that God will fully provide the funds for this new building? Also, if you would like to give toward the church building project, we extend our sincere thanks to you for your investment in God's work through our church! You may give by sending a check to the church and designating it "Building Fund," or you can give online using the link below.