Sports Ministry

Our church sports ministry here at Calvary seeks to create a place where boys and girls can worship their Father and Creator through soccer and basketball, regardless of their skill level or experience. Each league is designed to teach our children the wonderful truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ all while promoting an atmosphere of fun and encouraging competition. Both soccer and basketball have age-specific leagues from 4 years old through high school with coaches who are eager to give players both skills to play the game and a love of God.

If you are interested in serving, we have volunteers help with coaching, reffing, the concession stand, and more!

This Week’s Memory Verse and Team Devotion

“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”

Hebrews 11:6 (NIV)

Download next week’s older kids devotion here (10-18)

Find previous weeks’ devotions here

Note: Memory verse is for previous week to be learned for the upcoming week. Packets are for the upcoming Saturday’s lesson.

Sports Rules & Resources

Interested in learning more about coaching or reffing? Want to learn more about our league? Click below to see our resource page, where you will find a collection of documents, websites, and videos about a variety of topics from league rules to drills for coaches to mechanics for refs. It is a great resource for volunteers as well as parents who are interested in learning more about our league. It also includes a form where you can submit questions.

Updates & Announcements

Basketball 2024 Registration Now Open

Registration for our Church League Basketball season is now open. The program is available for boys and girls age 4-18 (must still be in high school) and runs from December-February. Registration is online, and links to register have been emailed to past participants. If you need to request an email to receive a registration link, click here.

You can use the contact form on our our sports page for any questions. For more info, click here.

Soccer Camp, VBS, and Soccer League 2023 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for our Soccer Camp, Vacation Bible School (VBS), and fall Soccer League. Registration for these events is online. Click here to fill out the form in order to request a link to register. If you have any questions, please use the contact form on our sports page or Sunday School page to let us know.

Soccer Camp is June 19th-23rd from 9am-12pm. VBS is July 17th-22nd from 9:30am-12:30pm. The fall Soccer League runs from August-October, with practices on weeknights in August and games on Saturdays from the end of August to the end of October. For more info on these events, click on the links below:

We also need volunteers for all of these events. If interested, fill out the volunteer form on the Sunday School page. Please note, all volunteers must attend Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia and complete a background check.

Basketball Season Schedule

Basketball Snack Stand Schedule

Basketball Schedule for 2/24

Blue GymHigh School Gym
8amA1 v A4D1 v D6
9amA3 v A2D3 v D5
10amB5 v B4D4 v D2
11amB3 v B1E3 v E5
12pmB2 v B6E1 v E4
1pmC5 v C4E6 v E2
2pmC3 v C1F1 v F4
3pmC2 v C6F3 v F2

Away team is listed first and wears blue.

Home team is listed second and wears white.

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