CALVARY CHAPEL is a South Orange County JESUS PEOPLE community of faith, hope and love under the Lordship of Jesus Christ located in San Clemente, California. Our supreme desire is to know Christ and be conformed into His image by the power of the Holy Spirit. We have been serving the city of San Clemente since 2010. Our passion is to teach the power of God’s Word in the power of the Spirit.
To create space to learn, build connections to study God’s Word and live out God’s love and grace in the power of the Holy Spirit
VERSE BY VERSE: We study the Bible verse by verse from Genesis to Revelation
GRACE: We teach that GRACE is the powerful, presence of Jesus Himself at work in our lives to save us, heal us, restore us, rescue us, redeem us.
FAMILY: We support programs and events that strengthen and bring families together
CREATIVE: We encourage the unique and creative expression of music and art
TRANSFORMATION: We provide an environment for the Holy Spirit to work in our lives to conform us into the image of Jesus
HOLY SPIRIT: We rely upon the empowering Presence of the Holy Spirit to enable us to live as Christians
To KNOW God through His WORD
Philippians 3:8. . . Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ
To LOVE God through our WORSHIP
Romans 12:1… I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
To REFLECT God through our WITNESS
Acts 1:8… But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
BIBLICAL EXPOSITION: Verse by verse teaching
CHRIST CENTERED WORSHIP: Jesus is the central figure of our worship
EQUIPPING THE SAINTS: Also known as discipleship. Teaching people to follow and giving opportunities to serve the Lord.
EVANGELISM: Preaching the gospel
ESCHATOLOGY: Preaching the soon return of Jesus
MALE LEADERSHIP IN THE PULPIT: God’s order is for men to lead the church
GOD’S GRACE AND LOVE: Salvation by grace through faith alone and the living out of God’s love
BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT / GIFTS: The power of the Spirit for Christian living and evangelism
SERVANT LEADERSHIP: True spiritual leaders seeks to serve the needs of people
INTEGRITY AND MORALITY IN LEADERSHIP: True spiritual leaders must live lives that are examples to others
INFORMAL / RELAXED STYLE: Warm inviting atmosphere that welcomes families
CREATIVE EXPRESSION: Unique musical and artistic expressions
FAMILY: Church is more than a community, it is a family
WE BELIEVE: the only true basis of Christian fellowship is His (Agape) love, which is greater than any differences we possess and without which we have no right to claim ourselves Christians.
WE BELIEVE: worship of God should be Spiritual. Therefore: We remain flexible and yielded to the Holy Spirit to direct our worship
WE BELIEVE: worship of God should be Inspirational. Therefore: We give a great place to music in our worship
WE BELIEVE: worship of God should be Intelligent. Therefore: Our services are designed with great emphasis upon teaching of the Word of God that He might instruct us how He should be worshiped
WE BELIEVE: worship of God is Fruitful. Therefore: We look for His Love in our lives as the supreme manifestation that we have truly been worshiping Him