Fort Lauderdale

Service Times

In Person Services – Saturdays: 6pm*
*Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ASL)
Sundays: 9am+, 11am+
+Traducción Español & Português

More Info On Services

Online Services – Saturday: 6pm
Sunday: 9am+, 11am+
+Traducción Español & Português

Contact

2401 W Cypress Creek Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-1828
954-977-9673

Everything to Live For!

Good Friday | March 29, 2024 | 6pm*

Calvary Kids is available for children ages newborn to kindergarten!
*Spanish & Portuguese translation available 

Easter Sunday | March 31, 2024
7am Sunrise Service | CCA Football Field

Seating will be available in the bleachers or on the field. Chairs and blankets are welcome. 

9am*, 11am*, 1pm*

Calvary Kids is available for children ages newborn to 5th grade. Calvary Kids is not available during the 1pm service.
*Spanish & Portuguese translation available 

Please note: There is no Saturday night service on March 30.

Join a Group

You were made to live in community! It’s where real life change and growth happens; it’s where we thrive. As part of a group, you’ll discover a place to belong, develop authentic, lasting friendships, and grow strong in your faith.

Getting started is simple! Click the button below to find the community that’s right for you.

 

Kids & Youth Services

Kids (Newborn-5th grade)

Service times:
Saturdays 6pm | Sundays 9am & 11am
Location:
In the middle of the Sanctuary lobby.
 

Youth (Middle & High School Students)

Service times:
Saturdays 6pm | Sundays 11am
Location:
Youth Building located on the northeast side of campus.
Kids (Newborn–5th grade)
  • Check-in is required.
    When picking up a child, we kindly ask that the parent or guardian must have the appropriate parent tag acquired at check-in upon coming to pick up a child. Both parents and entire family are welcome at checkout.
Youth (Middle & High School students)
  • Check-in is required for all students.

Fort Lauderdale

Nearly 20,000 people call Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale their church home. Located in the heart of one of Florida’s largest cities, with an estimated population of 180,072, our church embraces and engages the diversity that comes onto our main campus.

While our multi-cultural, multi-generational campus includes a state-of-the-art theatre, a Pre-K-12 school, and a beautifully appointed on-site restaurant, the driving force of everything we do is to make disciples and to replicate that mission in our city and beyond.

So, welcome! Let’s get together so you can see what connects us. And don’t be surprised when you discover that we are connected for a purpose.

“From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.”—Ephesians 4:16 (NIV)

Pastor Doug Sauder

Doug Sauder has served as the lead pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale and its regional campuses since May 2014. Before his role as lead pastor, he was a founding member and president of 4KIDS and an associate pastor at Calvary Chapel since January 2000.

As a former educator, youth pastor, and foster parent, he is a passionate advocate for kids in crisis and author of the book The One Factor: How One Changes Everything. He also serves as a leading voice in Church United, a movement of gospel-centered, city-focused churches in South Florida uniting for the sake of one mission.

He and his wife Suzanne have been married since February 1993 and are raising their three sons of thunder, Jackson, Kaden, and Kennedy.

What to Expect

Here's an idea of what to expect when you arrive at Calvary . . .
Are childcare and/or Calvary Kids/Youth Services available?

Yes! Childcare and youth services are available. For our campus-specific info, click here.

How long is the service?

Our services are typically 70 minutes—this includes a powerful time of worship and a practical, inspiring Bible teaching.

What should I wear?

At Calvary, our heart is for you to come as you are. For some, this means jeans and t-shirts; for others, a suit and tie. We don’t have a dress code. We’re genuinely interested in you, not your attire.

Can I attend if…?

Fill in the blank with whatever fear you have about not being accepted: divorced, single parent, broke, recovering addict, gay, transgender, member of another faith group, atheist, skeptic, etc. We want you to know that everyone is welcome at Calvary. So, come as you are, and we’ll see you at service!

Events at Fort Lauderdale

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Sunday | 10:40am – 5:00pm | Fort Lauderdale

Your young adults community is waiting for you! Come hang out and make new friends every Sunday!  Here's our Sunday flow: 10:45am: We MEET together at the Generous Cafe. 11am: We SIT together on the far left of the sanctuary. 12:30pm: We EAT together in The Hub. Just $5! Can't…

Sunday | 11:00am – 12:30pm | Fort Lauderdale

You can find your next steps at the Connect Experience, no matter how long you’ve been a part of Calvary. Join us for a unique 3-week experience that will connect you with your new community. This on-campus opportunity is for you to learn more about Calvary, make new friends, and find…

Sunday | 11:00am – 12:30pm | Fort Lauderdale

Você é novo na Calvary? Você decidiu recentemente seguir à Jesus? Você está buscando se conectar em nossa igreja? O Connect é o ponto de partida perfeito para você! Esses três dias de sessão online é o lugar onde você pode tirar dúvidas, conhecer mais sobre Jesus, experimentar uma vida em comunidade…

Monday | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Fort Lauderdale

Find freedom in our biblical, Christ-centered, 12-step program for those who struggle with hurts, habits, and hang-ups. We meet for fellowship, teaching, a time for people to share openly, and small group discussion. Come join us every Monday night and begin your journey to personal joy.

Tuesday | 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Fort Lauderdale

Are you 55 or older—single or married? We’d love for you to be part of Calvary Adults: Legacy Builders! As part of this community, you’ll get to meet new people, build friendships, receive support and encouragement, study the Bible together, pray together, grow in your faith, and discover how to use…

Thursday | 6:30pm – 8:00pm | Fort Lauderdale

Discipleship Building (Third Floor)If you have gone through or are about to go through the pain of divorce or separation, don’t go through it alone. Through DivorceCare, a biblically-based, 12-week series, you can receive love and support. Facilitators, who have experienced divorce, will lead you through topics such as anger,…