You can find all of life’s answers from God’s Word at Calvary Baptist Church!

Join us for a grand celebration as we thank the Lord for 43 years of faithful ministry here in beautiful Bedford, VA. Soloist Mark Houser will join us for the day, ministering to us with special music. After the morning worship service, we will enjoy an ole’ fashion Dinner-on-the-Grounds in our Family Life Center. Like good Baptists, we will have fried chicken and smoked barbecue! We hope to see you there.

Believe it or not, it’s BACK TO SCHOOL time, and we want to help! We are having a Backpack Drive on Sunday, August 14th! Register your child(ren) now at, and they will receive a FREE, brand-new backpack filled with school supplies. All packs will be distributed during our morning service at 11 AM on Sunday, August 14th. You and your family must attend to receive the backpacks. Hurry and register now!




9:45 AM – Discipleship Groups
11:00 AM – Worship Service
6:00 PM – Worship Service & C-4 Teen Group Meeting


6:45 PM – AWANA Clubs for Kids (during regular school year)
7:00 PM – Family Prayer and Bible Study







800 Smith Street
Bedford, VA 24523


We, at Calvary Baptist, simply want to help you to KNOW and MAKE KNOWN the Christ of Calvary! We are a GOING, GROWING, and SERVING family of believers!
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Pastor John Hester

Pastor John has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He is the Senior Pastor having served for 20 years as a missionary in Nepal and as Assistant Pastor on the staff of Loudoun Baptist in Leesburg, VA.  He and his wife, Becky,  have five boys. Together they have ministered in several different countries and are passionate about people, discipleship, missions, missionary work and helping people grow in the Lord.